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Severe neck, shoulder, and upper back pain after d&c surgery yesterday. Had general anesthesia. What can I do for pain relief. Feel stiff as a board!

Severe neck, shoulder, and upper back pain after d&c surgery yesterday. Had general anesthesia. What can I do for pain relief. Feel stiff as a board!

Ask your doctor.: Most of the time, anti inflammatory medications like Ibuprofen are ok after surgery, as long as your aren't bleeding much. Ask your doctor. Otherwise, Acetaminophen (parecetamol, tylenol) 1000 mg 2-3 times a day for a few days can help and are usually safe after surgery. Warm packs, and getting up and moving around as much as you can may help. ...Read more

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Dr. Qamar Khan
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Kyphosis and 4 bulging disc in the neck , have neck, shoulder and upper back pain, want relief , and have anxiety that it could be something serious?

Kyphosis and 4 bulging disc in the neck , have neck, shoulder and upper back pain, want relief , and have anxiety that it could be something serious?

Below: Could be as simple as muscle pain and just need some physical therapy. With that history though, you'd want to be fully evaluated by a spine specialist (physiatry or anesthesia pain management, or an orthopedic spine surgeon or neurosurgeon). Make sure you take you MRI images to the first visit. ...Read more

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Need upper back pain relief, no doctor has been able to tell me if this is the cause but I do have 4 bulging disc in the neck and kyphosis could it b?

Doubt cervical disks: If the cervical disks are not causing a radiating pain, numbness, tingling or weakness, they may not be the cause of upper back pain. Congenital kyphosis is more likely. Physical therapy and a trans cutaneous nerve stimulator might be of help. Imaging of the thoracic spine may shed further light on the problem. ...Read more

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What could be causing my neck and back pain?

Specific: The list of causes for back pain is almost endless ... I'm sorry but you'll have to be a bit more specific when resubmitting your question. ...Read more

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How would you recommend i cure my neck and back pain?

How would you recommend i cure my neck and back pain?

Depends on the cause: Neck and back pain can be caused by many things, including intervertebral disc bulge or herniation, spinal stenosis, nerve root impingement, spondylosis, or muscle spasm. Depending on the cause of your neck and back pain, specific treatment options may be recommended, including physical therapy, antiinflammatories, injections, and possibly surgery. ...Read more

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What can I do to reduce neck, shoulders, and back pain?

Pain: Without knowing any more about your history i would suggest a progressive exercise program. Posture is important. Range of motion should be optimized and the supportive muscles should be strengthened. If not significantly better in 6 weeks would recommend that it is evaluated by a physician. ...Read more

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I have neck and back pain.If i join gym, will it be bad for me?

I have neck and back pain.If i join gym, will it be bad for me?

Depends: Chronic back and neck pain may benefit or worsen with exercise depending on the cause of the pain and the type and intensity of the exercise. ...Read more

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Hi, I have constant neck and back pain, what would you recommend.

See your doctor : If you have constant neck and back pain, you should see a doctor. Obtaining a diagnosis is important so treatment can be individualized accordingly. ...Read more

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What are suggestions for a good exercise dvd for neck and back pain?

What are suggestions for a good exercise dvd for neck and back pain?

Nothing specific: Would consider looking into yoga or pilates dvd's.....Definitely review with an experienced trainer or physical therapist to ensure that you are not doing any exercises that may strain your neck or back further. These two exercise styles tend to be low impact and stress positions that improve posture, breathing, and core strength. ...Read more

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How to deal with chronic, severe neck/back pain while attending classes when medications aren't working?

How to deal with chronic, severe neck/back pain while attending classes when medications aren't working?

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. It might include exercise, massage, therapy, medication, injection, surgery ... I recommend you seeing help from a pain management doctor. You would benefit from a comprehensive treatment. ...Read more

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
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