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Back And Neck Pain And Clonazepam
Only thing that works for my severe neck pain is clnazepam lidocain or lyrica (pregabalin)...why does clonazepam work for my neck like that?
Klonopin (clonazepam) belongs to a class of medications called benzodiazepines. They are also referred to as sedative-hypnotics & anxiolytics. These medications are used for a variety of indications to include anxiety, insomnia, muscle spasm, seizure, & alcohol withdrawal. All benzodiazepines including Clonazepam are potentially habit forming. Alcohol should be ...Read more
.5 clonazapam 4 times a day and 350mg tramadol seem to keep my neck pain and tension headaches away. Is this a appropriate mix to stay lond term?
Not really: The problem with pain meds is that people develop tolerance and need more, or depend on the medication to do all of the work. Tension requires understanding it's cause. And meditation is and excellent treatment for pain. It is ok to take pain meds when you need them. But try to see them as short term treatments. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
MANY: There are many things that may cause neck & lower back pain. The 2 most common is sprain/strains, and arthritis. Others are disc herniations, infections, tumors, fractures, and congenital deformities. If you are experiencing pain and it does not respond to heat, rest, and stretching exercises, I would suggest that you see your pcp for an evaluation. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Otherwise healthy?: If yes, then that's a consideration. You're pretty young to have anything more serious unless there are other symptoms. You don't mention being anxious or having panic attacks. If those aren't present, you need to see your primary care doctor to insure no rheumatologist causes for the pain you're having. ...Read more
Neck and back pain:
The neck and back pain can be caused by muscle strain, spinal stenosis, ruptured disc, nerve impingement. ..
The treatment depends on the cause of the pain.
I recommend you seeing help from a pain management doctor. You would benefit from a comprehensive evaluation and treatment. ...Read more
Several options: First if you have had severe back and neck pain for > 6 weeks you should see a physician to evaluate for potential serious underlying condition. Otherwise, it would be reasonable to treat conservatively with anti-inflammatories, progressive increased activity/stretching, ice or heat or alternate, over the counter creams such as aspercreme or capsaicin. ...Read more
Cold sweats, back and neck pain for last five days. For no reason I just start sweatin profusely. Enough to soak my shirt?
Could be serious: Cold sweats, back and neck pain, profuse sweating could be serous:Other details are important: visual disturbance, problems with thinking, motor or sensory deficits, etc. Viruses & bacteria can cause such symptoms. Stiff neck - think meningitis. Also lyme disease, other serious disorders must be ruled in or out. Visit to doctor after 5 days is NOT too soon and is strongly recommended. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I am a software develepor and have to work in night shifts. This has caused me severe back and neck pain. I have RA already. Pls advice.
See details: The best advise is to discuss the issue with your rheumatologist. The pain may be simply related to strains from constant computer use. However, the issue needs to be evaluated by the doctor most familiar with your arthritic issue. Finally, stop smoking. Tobacco use makes RA worse. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Hi, This Ramakrishna I have back and neck pain since 2years reason for disc abrasion problem. Please give me a some help how to cure this?
Exercise is best: Unfortunately painful discs in the neck and low back can be difficult to manage. The only intervention that has been shown to help long term is a regular exercise regimen focusing on stretching and strengthening the back (core muscles), neck and shoulder stabilizers. Nicotine should also be avoided. Massage, chiropractic or traction treatments can help flares as can steroid injections. ...Read more
I was in a mva & what are long term effects of chronic back and neck pain? Is there a post diagnosis for this issue? 15 years later what can I expect?
This depends on the: Severity & reasons for your symptoms in terms of diagnosis & how in shape you are in terms of not smoking, being overweight and exercising regularly. For some with whiplash diagnosis, there can be an increase in rate of disc degeneration over time faster than what would normally occur. For most, there is no significant long term issues. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
It may as pain can: Lead to feeling nauseous in some individuals as can medication taken to control that pain. Sometimes, if the pain is due to an injury, there may be an undiagnosed head injury that could also lead to this symptom pattern. Sometimes a viral infection can lead to this combination of symptoms as well. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Heat exercise massag: Moist heat applied to the neck & shoulders; pain med (aleve/advil/motrin—if tolerated by stomach & not on blood thinner coumadin); magnesium to help relax muscles (caution: too much may cause loose bm's); neck and shoulder exercises to relax and fatigue cramped muscles; therapeutic massage; consult doctor if problem worsens or persists more than a few days. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Often- yes: I completely agree with dr. Yang. It is important to have chronic or severe pain assessed by your physician. Acupuncture can improve many types of back pain by breaking down ashi or trigger points. It removes obstructions in blood flow, lymph drainage, electrical conductivity & qi. It can help to improve range of motion. Talk to your physician about this great option. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I can't sleep quickly and when I wake up, I feel still tired with some back and neck pain. What can I do?
See below: This could be a variety of issues. I recommend sleeping on your back with a pillow under your knees. Try to get between 7 to 9 hours of sleep. Use a comfortable mattress. Perform stretches of your neck and low back before getting out of bed for a few minutes. Exercise sith focus on the core muscles of the neck and back. If the symptoms continue, see your general medicine doctor. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I am experiencing back and neck pain, also very severe sharp pains in the left side of my face. What's wrong with me?
Uncertain There can: There can be many reasons if these are all related. It is best to discuss this with your physician. ...Read more