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Herbal Treatment For Occasional Forearm Muscle Cramping
Severe chronic elbow and forearm pain (constant) for 3+ months? What are some treatments for this?
Depends what it is: Seeing your doc will help to sort this out. But, it sound like you could have lateral epicondylitis. Hurts with gripping, grabbing, pulling. Sharp and/or dull pain at the lateral elbow. That radiates up into the arm and down into the forearm. Treat with ice, wrist brace and exercise but ultimately may need a cortisone injection. ...Read more
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
I have both robaxin and zanaflex (tizanidine).One was for bladder spasm other for muscle pain. Which would be better for knotted muscles & soreness in abs/ribs.
Here are some...: Both drugs share similar mechanism and indication to ease musculoskeletal pain as well as have similar profile of side effects. Before succumbing to their long-term use, ask the treating doctor about why you have had the pain - if physically related or of unknown cause? Based on such, formulate a long-term plan of caring your pain. And behavioral modification & physical therapy are the first line. ...Read more
Yrs of neck and muscular right shoulder pain w/ no relief from trigger point injections or muscle relaxers. Neck cracks hourly. What can I about this?
You may need testing: Sounds like either a neck problem, or an intrinsic shoulder problem. Please see an orthopaedic physician as you need to determine the source of the pain. It can be a nerve irritation of the cervical spine causing neck pain with referred shoulder discomfort. Or, it can be a rotator cuff problem. Either way, an evaluation by an orthopaedic doc can help you with the diagnosis. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Having some of the serious side effects of colchine for the past 3 weeks. Such as muscle weakness, muscle pain, tiredness.. What should I do?
Sides effect: Let the doctor that prescribed it know, so it can be changed if possible. ...Read more
Painful spasms or cramps in both legs since two days. Taken muscle relaxant ( methocarbamol) as per doctor's advice but pain is still same. Causes?
Electrolytes: If the medicine is not helping, you can stop it. Did your MD check your electrolyte levels? Are you dehydrated? what is your exercise level? The cause of your cramps and spasms should be established before continuing any medication that is not helping. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I am experiencing irregular heartbeat, arm pain and chest pain or discomfort (better by: antacid medications, rest) (side: left) (severity: mild) for around a week. ?
Requip (ropinirole): Consider consulting with a physician regards the usage of this prescription for you condition. It is fda approved for treatment of restless leg syndrome. There is a dosage schedule for the first month, then the dosage remains constant from that point forward. Another consideration would be quinine sulfate, which is not longer fda approved for this condition, but the 324 mg. Version may work. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Depends: Depends on what you call muscle tension. ...Read more
Severe burning pain in mid back and rt shoulder, 4 or 5 yrs. OTC meds, creams, and botox for cervical dystonia, but little relief. What can I do?
See details: See a rheumatologist and have the issue reevaluated. ...Read more
Random, painless muscle jerks in arms and/or legs plus occasional neck spasm with no history of sci, or other injuries. What would cause this?
Movement disorder: Dystonias or other movement disorders are often painless, involving often bizarre posturing or sudden random motions. There are a considerable variety of these, some of which are post-infectious, secondary to medications, psychiatric disorders, as well as genetically-determined movement disorders. If this a persistent problem, see a neurologist. ...Read more
Been in bed all day with gastroenteritis. Stabbing chest pain on left getting worse as is severe back muscle pain. Any way to Aleve (naproxen) symptoms for rest?
Unknown diagnosis, symptoms, treatment. Arm pain/ thumb pain/ jaw pain and fatigue proceeds schizoid effective disorder. Cycles back every few months.
See primary doctor: Arm, thumb and jaw pain can be related to cervical spine problems or inflammatory causes in the neck. They can be entirely unrelated to a schizo-affective disorder. You should have these symptoms evaluated by your primary physician (rather than by your psychiatrist) to get at the cause of the problem ...Read more
Persistant twitch left arm for 11 days. No muscle weakness and no pain. Worse during daytime and better at nights. Between elbow and wrist.
Radial head fracture type 1, most pain in wrist/forearm, acute, severe, acetaminophen no help. need arm for work. ideas?
Many options: You need to have a diagnosis first, whether it is a simple strain/sprain, fracture, disc herniation, spinal stenosis. Assuming the condition does not need immediate surgical treatment, simple first treatments include chiropractic manipulation, massage, traction, physical therapy, acupuncture, medications, core strengthening exercises. If no response, consider injections and subsequently surgery. ...Read more
Just a guess...: It may be because it is not covered by insurance and can be expensive, making it less likely to be prescribed. Drs may also want to come up with a source of the muscle tension and focus on treating that. Massage therapy can provide relief in some people and in some the tension comes back. Osteopathic drs are trained in manipulation treatments, some include muscle stretching/massage-like treatments. ...Read more
I have frequent stomach pains. Like a spasm or cramping. Smooth muscle relaxants help but only temporarily.The pain is incapacitating, what can I do?
First thing: Is to have a diagnosis . Abdominal cramp could be caused due to several reasons . When a symptoms develop , we traditionally ask what else ? So , what else do you have ?Any diarrhea , constipation , nausea , vomiting , blood in the stools? Could be irritable bowel syndrome but can not tell for sure . I think you need to see your pcp for through history , physical and may need scoping. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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