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Cause Of Pain Killer Allergy
Allergies occur when your immune system is triggered by envirionmental factors it should ignore--for example, pollen in the air, or dander on a cat or dog--and creates cells to fight against them. An allergic reaction typically causes itching, congestion, or drainage, and ...Read more
Crushing a pain killer(opioids)instead swallow it complete can cause death?What if you bite just a little to increase the effect?I hate taking pills.
Period pain the first 2 days, not every month & relief by pain killer, will endometriosis cause period pain for just 2days & not occur every month?
Whay reason would cause a postmenopausal woman who has dark/bloody discharge night sweats and pelvic pain so.bad I take a pain killer?
Subjective: Narcotics like morphine are helpful for many types of pain - it does not necessarily mean they are the best choices for all subtypes of pain. Thus its difficult say what is exactly is the most powerful pain killer since everyone's response to different pain medications varies as does their exact mix of pain subtypes (i.e. Musculoskeletal pain vs nerve pain). ...Read more
Definitely yes: The question if why you want it. If you find the cause of the pain and heal that the pain goes away without the need for pain killers which only treat the symptoms. ...Read more
Relaxation: Pain is often intensified by ones perception of it. If one spends evry hour focused on the pain and stressed about the pain the pain can be more painful. Heat, stretching, massage relaxation, watching a favorite comedy, etc are all things that can help lessen ones perception of pain. Meds work by blocking the pain proteins that cause ones nerves to fire. The 2 in combo work best. ...Read more
What are we treating: First we need to understand what are we treating . Increasing the dose is not always a solution , ovation of medication may be ale o decree the dose and provide efficacy ...Read more
Different for reason: Different causes for pain will respond better. Voltaren is a non steroidal anti-inflammatory, muscle pain tend to respond well to it. Synaleve is a combination pain killer that works central in the brain( also muscle relaxant). They are sometimes co prescribed because of synergistic working in for instance back pain. ...Read more
Before treatment...: Could you be referring to fissures, fistula, abscess? Sexually transmitted disease (syphilis, gc, hiv, etc.) should be considered. Hemorrhoids & rectal prolapse can appear as a painful swelling. Anal trauma of any kind may cause mechanical injury. Skin eruptions need to be considered. But if fissure is confirmed, topical Nitroglycerin is traditionally used, although other agents can be compounded. ...Read more
NSAIDs: Sciatic pain can be related to inflammation of the nerve or surrounding tissues. If you don't have a history of stomach irritation (ulcers, gastritis etc) you might try using non-steroidal anti-inflammatory medications (nsaids) such as Motrin or aleve (naproxen). Stretches can often help, as can cold packs. Cold packs are often applied for 15 min on then 15 min off for 3 applications. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Debatable: I do think that docs take some responsibility when they are the source of the medication, but they cannot be the sole blame. Pain is the hardest condition to treat since anyone can claim they are in pain. A comprehensive evaluation and exam can help identify patients at risk for addiction. Ultimately it is the patient that takes the medication. The doc cannot force them to use them. ...Read more
Very common items: There are several choices provided you are not allergic or have a medical contraindication to either but you can take an anti inflammatory like motrin, Advil (ibuprofen) either will reduce inflammation and pain Tylenol ( acetaminophen) will reduce pain as well. Aspirin will work somewhere between the two but all would be non narcotic pain relievers ...Read more
Stop them from occur: Make sure you have migraines. The first thing i would do is look at what you are eating . Certain foods can trigger a migraine attack Your menstrual cycle can also cause a migraine attack If your migraines are coming frequently you may want to see a Neurologist . He can give you a medication to take to stop the migraines from occurring at all .They may even be able to diminish the migran ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer