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I have severe hip pain that started a few days ago and gets worse each day.. I can hardly stand or walk. I've take pain pills ,aleve,muscle relaxer.

I have severe hip pain that started a few days ago and gets worse each day.. I can hardly stand or walk. I've take pain pills ,aleve,muscle relaxer.

It's possible: I would see a pain/spine specialist to determine if your hip is involved or if its all coming from your spine. ...Read more

Muscle (Definition)

It is a body tissue that has the ability to contract. It shortens and generates force. It relaxes and returns to its original length. Muscles move joints, stabilize the body, move air and food through the organs, act as valves for bladder, bowel and other organs. They control movement of the eyes. They help us express ourselves by changing the shape of our ...Read more


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Can i take advil, Aleve (naproxen) and my muscle relaxer at the same time?

Can i take advil, Aleve (naproxen) and my muscle relaxer at the same time?

Not Advil (ibuprofen) and Alleve: These are very similar medicines, and are not recommended to be taken at the same time. (they can add up to more stomach upset, for example). I suggest you choose one or the other, perhaps with input from your doctor. You didn't name your "muscle relaxer" and there are different types, so i can't speak to that. ...Read more

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My mother pulled her back out, she takes Zoloft, (sertraline) is it safe to use a muscle relaxer along with Aleve?

My mother pulled her back out, she takes Zoloft, (sertraline) is it safe to use a muscle relaxer along with Aleve?

Yes: There are no problems with this combination. She would benefit more from "googling" low back exercises for strain and doing them. ...Read more

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Went to hospital to find out had pulled muscle in neck. Can't move at all, in so much pain, took naproxen and muscle relaxer but did nothing?

Went to hospital to find out had pulled muscle in neck. Can't move at all, in so much pain, took naproxen and muscle relaxer but did nothing?

Follow up : Typically after being seen in the ER, patients are given an appointment to see a specialist in followup. If the pain persists, an MRI will give much more information and what was thought to be a simple " muscle pull" can sometimes turn out to be a cervical disc herniation. Keep your follow up appointment. ...Read more

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I have severe pain in my left abdomen as well as swelling. What should I do. I fell down the stairs last tuesday and the pain has worsened instead of getting better. I have tried Aleve as well as my prescription muscle relaxer and anti-inflammatory. I am

Hello. : Hello. I can't diagnose the cause of your pain. However, it there is significant abdominal pain and severe pain which is worsening i recommend that you seek medical attention. It would be important to rule out internal injury or internal bleeding. ...Read more

Naproxen (Definition)

Naproxen is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug. It inhibits cyclooxygenase thus reducing ...Read more


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