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Do Ocps Help With Pain
What are ways to help with pain associated with endometriosis? I take seasonque & it helps a little. What are other ways besides taking pain pills?
You may need surgery: To remove the endometriosis, the newest method is remover of the visceral peritoneum by the robot or at the least cauterization or laser of the endometriosis and also you can get on depo-lupron to help shrink the endo, but u can only stay on this med for 6-12 months at the most, please make an appt to see your gyn, if u take pills u need to take them continuously and have no periods. ...Read more
Physician : Physician trained in pain management is your best guide. Technicks could include rehabilitation therapy, phisical therapy, antinflammotary drugs, antidepressants, psychological counseling, surgical correction in some cases. Find the pain center in the University Medical Center where they can offer broad spectrum of options. ...Read more
Is there any NSAID u can take with stomach prob? Compression fracture of spine & gp having trouble prescribing anything to help with pain .
Severe lower abdominal pain for 2.5 days. Have endometriosis, no bleeding.If go to ER they won't help me. What to do? Using heat and pain med no help
To see gyne: I should say that if the pain is so severe you should go to er- at least that can try to evaluate you and rule out other things and at least they can give you pain medication to help your pain a bit. Ultimately, if this is all endrometriosis- you should go to see a gynecologist and have your self checked and treated accordingly. You would continue to have pain if the endometriosis is not treated. ...Read more
Insurance doesn't cover anything to do with REI. Can regular ob/gyn or endocrinologist prescribe meds to help conceive with PCOS and hypothyroidism?
Absolutely: yes both specialties can help make a appointment! ...Read more
Just diagnosed with fibromyalgia. What prescriptions do they give you to help with pain and other symptoms?
Many, many options: I use more than 50 different medicines to treat my fibromyalgia patients. Every patient is different and medicines that work for one may not work for another. The 3 medicines that are fda approved for treating fibromyalgia are lyrica, Cymbalta and savella (milnacipran). However, many other medicines are also used. Find a fibromyalgia specialist who will work to find medicines that will help you. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What can I use to help severe menstrual cramping? Normal pain relievers like Advil and Aleve (naproxen) don't work for me.
Agree w Dr. Lewis: NSAID’s, SSRI’s, hormone meds, OTC meds containing diuretics, warm bath, heating pad, exercise & acupuncture are excellent for PMS / period. Avoid caffeine, chocolate, alcohol & salt. Get GYN eval to R/O underlying pathology. Consider omega- 3 fatty acids, magnesium (supplementation or through diet) or Black Cohosh with dr ok. Sipping Chamomile can dissipate pain. Ginger helps w nausea. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Urge incontinence: Medications usually help with urge incontinence which is caused by an overactive bladder or bladder spasms. Stress incontinence is caused by a weakness of tissue under the urethra. Medications are not usually used to treat stress incontinence. Follow up with a gynecologist, urogynecologist, or urologist Resources: www.voicespfd.org ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Plz help (disabled with arthritis)? What can I do to alleviate the pain and do my daily activities?
Controlling RA: Do you have RA? Work with your physician. The current paradigm is treating to target, that is, we can achieve remission of joint inflammation and limit damage and at the same time keeping the patient active and well. Explore the many disease modifying options with your rheumatologist. I also encourage patients to explore dietary changes and include omega-3 fish oils. Good luck! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Palliative care firs: Cold teething rings and damp frozen wash clothes are excellent teething aides. Use the appropriate amount of tylenol (acetaminophen) for severe teething discomfort. Avoid using medications that you rub on the gums b/c they only last for 10 to 15 minutes. Encourage fluids you child may be fussy, eat a little less and/or drool more than usual. This is all normal... Keep your child as comfortable as possible. ...Read moreSee 4 more doctor answers
I have hidrdenitis suppurativa and i'm having a flare up what can I do to help with pain and inflammation other than OTC pain relievers or nsaids?
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