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Wats da best treatment 4 lower back muscle (near my hip) strained by weight lifting. Feel severe pain. I'm 58 male. Tried painkillers and ice! Thanks?

Wats da best treatment 4 lower back muscle (near my hip) strained by weight lifting. Feel severe pain. I'm 58 male. Tried painkillers and ice! Thanks?

Several options!: First, you are getting this answer from a physician who was a competitive weightifter. And you are assuming your pain was caused by weightlifting. If so, you need to take Naproxen or alternative at full strength, and consider getting voltaren (diclofenac) patches to place directly on the affected area. You should see a doctor if this doesn't work. Weightlifting is a great sporting activity! ...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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Why can't I ejaculate on the painkiller tramadol and a muscle relaxer?

Why can't I ejaculate on the painkiller tramadol and a muscle relaxer?

Depressant meds!: It is harder to ejaculate while on muscle relaxers and narcotic pain medications since they act to depress the nervous system. In order to ejaculate, the blood flow to the penis must increase causing erection. Excitation is harder to achieve for some individuals while taking these type of depressant meds. ...Read more

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I took three painkillers (tramadol) and three muscle relxers (balconfen) would anything bad happend to me?

I took three painkillers (tramadol) and three muscle relxers (balconfen) would anything bad happend to me?

Call poison control!: It depends on what else you may have taken, or had to drink. Call California Poison Control: (800) 222-1222 now! Do it, and they will be able to ask all the questions they need to determine the best plan for this. ...Read more

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How to ease pain caused by fowlers syndrome? No infection, indewl catheter hurting lots on most painkillers and muscle relaxers but still lots of pain

Eliminate the cause: Did you have an injury or dental work done on the front of your teeth? If so, this is one major cause of your problem. You will need to see a QRA Practitioner to identify if this has reflected to your bladder and your ovaries. You may also be Iodine deficient. This will affect your ovaries and thus affect your bladder. ...Read more

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I pulled a muscle during workout 3days back. Am currently on painkillers. Now my right upper abdomen feels tight and hurts. What should I do?

I pulled a muscle during workout 3days back. Am currently on painkillers. Now my right upper abdomen feels tight and hurts. What should I do?

Need More Info: What muscle did you "pull? "Should I assume it wasn't your abdominals? Also, just what did you do to "pull" it?
what kind of "painkillers? " It could be irritation from them or another "pulled" muscle or result of compensating for the first pulled muscle. Or maybe a completely different problem. Or, or maybe from an alien probe! In other words sorry, not enough info--so go back to your doctor ...Read more

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I had a bad cramp in my calf 2 nights ago and the muscles are still so sore that I can hardly walk. How can I relieve this pain without painkillers?

DOMS: Delayed onset muscle soreness (DOMS) is a post-exercise muscle pain. Presenting symptoms include muscle stiffness, palpable tenderness, and pain with active muscle contractions. Symptoms usually subside within a short period of time (7-10 days) without any residual effects. Drink plenty of water, apply moist heat, good, passive muscle stretching. ...Read more

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I've bn hvin pain in the muscle btw my armpit & breast for over a yr nw, & given painkillers n muscle relaxers, bt stil persists. Do I need physio?

Diagnosis?: Did you have a rash or shingles in this area? Need more information to direct you to the next step in treatment. If the pain is truly focused in the muscle and you have not had physical therapy, then yes, that should be a part of your care plan. ...Read more

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What is the best way to address muscle pain?

What is the best way to address muscle pain?

Depend upon location: You need first to stablish the ethiology of the muscle pain are you taking statins, are you overusing it? And is that is the case you need a cool downd period following by streching eexercises. Need to know which muscle is involved and where in your body is the pain located at. Different muscle groups have different ethiologies for the pain and different treatments. ...Read more

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Please tell me what's the best thing for muscle pain?

Muscle pain: Find out why it is sore then treat it specifically. Many causes. See a doc. ...Read more

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What is the best OTC pain reliever for muscle pain?

What is the best OTC pain reliever for muscle pain?

Not one best: Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDS) can help with both pain relief and in reducing inflammation. Examples are ibuprofen (like Advil, Nuprin or Motrin), Naproxen sodium (like Aleve, (naproxen) Naprosyn, Anaprox) or Asprin (such as Bayer, Ecotrin, Ascriptin). Avoid NSAID's if pregnant or allergic to them. In that situation can consider acetaminophen. ...Read more

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Best muscle relaxers for muscle pain?

Best muscle relaxers for muscle pain?

Ask your PCP: Various drugs have been developed to affect the muscle contraction. Commonly used centrally acting muscle relaxants includes Lioresal, Soma, Flexeril, Skelaxin, (metaxalone) and Robaxin. Infrequently used muscle relaxants include Norflex) and Zanaflex. Many side effects include drowsiness, dizziness, headache and lethargy. Ask your PCP to adjust the medication for your needs. ...Read more

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How can I best describe the muscle pain I get with fms?

How can I best describe the muscle pain I get with fms?

Aching: The pain from fms is usually described as a constant aching sensation. People say it feels like they have they have over exerted themselves while lifting weights. It usually occurs in the area where the muscles and tendons join. ...Read more

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What is the best test to check if I have torn chest muscles after an asthma that left me with severe persistent muscle pain for months?

What is the best test to check if I have torn chest muscles after an asthma that left me with severe persistent muscle pain for months?

Exam: Although costochrondritis (inflammation of the rib joints) can happen, asthma attack does not cause torn muscles. Suggest that you see your doctor and get examined if the pain is unbearable since it may be from something more serious or merely a transient problem which will heal in a few weeks. ...Read more

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What is best for foot muscle pain (From pinky to heel) heat or cold??? And why?

See details: The best option is to have the foot evaluated to determine the specific cause of the pain. Heat or cold generally provide nothing more than short term relief at best. ...Read more

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What is best joint pain and muscle pain relief formula?

What is best joint pain and muscle pain relief formula?

Exercise: In general no matter what type of muscle or joint pain you have exercise is a major part of your therapy. Medications have to be more specific to the diagnosis so one can not give a blanket recommendation. ...Read more

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What is the best method to relieve constant muscle pain/tightness under the shoulder blade curving to the side under my arms?

What is the best method to relieve constant muscle pain/tightness under the shoulder blade curving to the side under my arms?

Exercise: Muscle go into spasm for several reasons. An imbalance of chemistries: sodium, potassium, magnesium...Or dehydration are two possibilities. Most often, though, is a lack of active use: contracting and relaxing the muscles to coordinate them to work properly and maintain a natural state of muscle tone. Get started on a regular exercise ad strengthening program and eat more fruits and vegetables. ...Read more

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What is best natural supplement to help with muscle pain, breast swelling and help with digestion?

What is best natural supplement to help with muscle pain, breast swelling and help with digestion?

May not be any: There may be no such a natural supplement. You need to discuss these issues with your physician and see what medical issues need to be approached ...Read more

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My best friend got the meningitis vaccine a couple days ago and is beginning to show symptoms. Headache, muscle pains, rash, etc. Is she at risk?

My best friend got the meningitis vaccine a couple days ago and is beginning to show symptoms. Headache, muscle pains, rash, etc. Is she at risk?

Mgt: I would suggest checking their temperature. The vaccine reaction should subside within 48 hours. If it does not, then seeing your PCP is advised. ...Read more

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Skeletal muscle loss/ischemia evident by high myoglobin in urine (25). What are the markers for myalgia vs neuropathy? Patient on gabapentin and decreased gfr (20), cymbalta was discontinued for low gfr. Which specialist would be best for the issue?

Skeletal muscle loss/ischemia evident by high myoglobin in urine (25). What are the markers for myalgia vs neuropathy? Patient on gabapentin and decreased gfr (20), cymbalta was discontinued for low gfr. Which specialist would be best for the issue?

Painful muscles: Hi JahanaraC, your primary doctor can check a CK (creatnine kinase). This is a good indicator of muscle breakdown. If there is, your doctor may refer you to a rheumatologist/internal medicine doctor. If it is normal, then a neurologist may be more appropriate. Hope that helps. ...Read more

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What are the best natural, non-drug painkillers?

What are the best natural, non-drug painkillers?

Stress reduction: If you really want o treat pain without any chemicals, try stress reduction techniques such as deep breathing. ...Read more

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Can you explain what are the best painkillers for toothache?

Can you explain what are the best painkillers for toothache?

The Best Pain Killer: Is by treating the cause. Pills can only be a temporary relief but it won't get rid of the infection. See our dentist asap. ...Read more

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Best painkiller for back pain?

Best painkiller for back pain?

Back Pain Meds: There are multiple categories and types of medications for back pain; depending on how severe your symptoms are, how long you’ve had them, where they’re located, and what side effects you can tolerate:

http://www. Webmd. Com/back-pain/living-with-low-back-pain-11/medication ...Read more

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What painkillers are the best for back pain?

What painkillers are the best for back pain?

NSAIDs: Nsaids are the first line therapy. Bed rest for not more than 24 hours. Physical therapy is also very helpful. ...Read more

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What will heal muscle pain?

What will heal muscle pain?

Rest, ice: I would rest and allow the injury to heal
the best treatment would be ice, nsaids
and avoidance of any exacerbating
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If symptoms persist, you should be
evaluated. ...Read more

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Muscle Pain (Definition)

Also known as myalgia, muscle pain is a result of overuse or stretching of the muscle. Muscle pain can occur either becuase of an infection or because of a mechanical injury. It can be acute, or chronic pain that ...Read more


Painkiller (Definition)

"painkiller" is a general term and not a medical term. Literally, it is something that "kills" the pain. That can include just about anything that ...Read more