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I am on percoet 10-325, 4 per day. I don't take anything else for pain. My pain is getting worse. I have chronic back pain. I have osteoporosis, b?

I am on percoet 10-325, 4 per day.  I don't take anything else for pain.  My pain is getting worse.  I have chronic back pain.  I have osteoporosis, b?

Need options: Percocet doesn't treat the cause of the pain. Especially if they are no longer working, you need to seek options for treatment. First must diagnose the underlying cause then a better treamement plan can be employed. Injection therapy, physical therapy, other medications to help with other symptoms should be considered. Longer acting and stronger meds are only options if you don't respond to tx. ...Read more

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Dr. PHILIP WALLER
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Osteoporosis (Definition)

Currently it is better to think of osteoporosis as a condition where the bone is weakened, and can be managed or treated rather than cured. This is usually performed by dietary modifications, ingestion of supplemental calcium, vitamin d and a class of agents notice the bisphosphonates. These are usually delivered via oral or intramuscular injection on a weekly or monthly ...Read more


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I have osteoporosis with lower back pain. A recent vfa test reports, "l-4 moderate biconcavity; no compressions noted". Do I have a l-4 fracture?

I have osteoporosis with lower back pain.  A recent vfa test reports, "l-4 moderate biconcavity; no compressions noted".  Do I have a l-4 fracture?

Really Can't Tell: You may have deformity at L4 which could be an old fracture, however the only way to tell if it's new is to do an MRI to evaluate for edema or swelling in that bone. ...Read more

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I have osteonecrosis in my hip. I also have bone spurs on my spine, middle back pain, curved spine & osteoporosis. What are my expected treatments?

I have osteonecrosis in my hip. I also have bone spurs on my spine, middle back pain, curved spine & osteoporosis. What are my expected treatments?

Total hip: You will need to have a total hip replacement for the hip osteonecrosis.Osteoporosis need to be treated with the proper medicines(biphosphonates, orally o parentally.Parathyroid hormone subcutaneosly and vit d4000u daily.You will find out that after the total hip the back pain will improve and good pt program to strenghtening the core muscles will olso help with the back pain. ...Read more

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What supplements can my grandmother have? she often lays in bed, poor appetite, complain of back pain, xray shows she has fracture due to osteoporosis

What supplements can my grandmother have? she often lays in bed, poor appetite, complain of back pain, xray shows she has fracture due to osteoporosis

Many symptoms: 1: Has anyone begun treatment for her fractures? 2: Is she able to get out of bed and see her primary doctor? If not you should seek a doctor who will make house calls. ...Read more

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Can mopping cause back pain?

Can mopping cause back pain?

Yes: Might need to exercise in order to mop without pain! keeping yourself in a good shape will allow you to mop without pain and will make you fell well! ...Read more

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What can cause your back pain?

What can cause your back pain?

Many things: Lower back pain is very multi-factorial. It can be caused by muscle spasms, muscle/ligament tears, disc disease (bulging or herniation), and facet (joint) inflammation. The cause of these problems can include weight gain, trauma (induced by accident, lifting, too much exercise, etc), or poor core strength. As your doctor more about your specific case. ...Read more

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What can be the cause of back pain?

Many problems: The most common causes of back pain (in decreasing order of importance) are weight gain, poor core strength, spinal arthritis, muscle or tendon sprain, or muscle spasm. You should see a trained professional to fully assess your specific cause. ...Read more

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Back Pain (Definition)

Pain in the back is a symptom that can be due to a number of causes including musculoskeletal or neurological problems or due to problems ...Read more


Dr. Qamar Khan
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Pain In The Back (Definition)

Pain in the back is a symptom that can be due to a number of causes including musculoskeletal or neurological problems or due to problems ...Read more