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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?

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

Dr. Neigatha Graney
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Birth Control (Definition)

Also known as contraception, birth control is a method to prevent pregnancy. Some methods of birth control include a vasectomy, tubal ligation, oral contraceptive pills, vaginal rings, hormone injections, condoms, diaphragms, sponges, ...Read more


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Do steroids help with pain?

Do steroids help with pain?

Steroids: do not have a direct analgesic effect. However, they diminish inflammation that can cause pain. If pain is due to other causes, steroids likely won't help. ...Read more

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I need some tips do deal with the pain other than narcotics?

I need some tips do deal with the pain other than narcotics?

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

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Can you take mestinone with pain pills?

Can you take mestinone with pain pills?

Yes you can: Mestinon (pyridostigmine) is a drug that used used to improve muscle strength. There is no drug interaction with analgesics (opioids or nsaids). To be more prudent consult with your pcp for further investigation. ...Read more

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Is there any NSAID u can take with stomach prob? Compression fracture of spine & gp having trouble prescribing anything to help with pain .

Is there any NSAID u can take with stomach prob? Compression fracture of spine & gp having trouble prescribing anything to help with pain .

H2 blocker: If you have a sensitive stomach, using drugs like Zantac with the NSAID can be helpful in relieving the gastric distress associated with these agents. ...Read more

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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

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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

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Just diagnosed with fibromyalgia. What prescriptions do they give you to help with pain and other symptoms?

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 more

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What can I use to help severe menstrual cramping? Normal pain relievers like Advil and Aleve (naproxen) don't work for me.

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 more

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I heard some drugs help you with stress incontinence. Will my doctor prescribe them offlabel?

I heard some drugs help you with stress incontinence. Will my doctor prescribe them offlabel?

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 more

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Plz help (disabled with arthritis)? What can I do to alleviate the pain and do my daily activities?

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 more

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Can I have pain killers with metformin?

you should be able : To, ensure cleared by your gp or pcp. And minimize use of pain killers. ...Read more

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What can I do to help deal with "teething" pains?

What can I do to help deal with "teething" pains?

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 more

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What things can help with pain with out medication?

Depends: Often conditions like arthritis can be alleviates with the proper exercises. Not too strenuous but enough to get good , consistent results. If your condition is in another area, you may want to talk it over with your physician. ...Read more

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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?

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?

Need to see doctor: Antibiotics, steroid injections, and tnf, incision and drainage. http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/hidradenitis-suppurativa/ds00818/dsection=treatments-and-drugs. ...Read more

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Analgesia (Definition)

Analgesia is the decrease or absence of pain sensibility without a loss of consciousness. Experiencing pain relief may happen without a person ...Read more


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