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How To Ease Liver Pain
Percutaneous ablatio: Dependent on where the tumor is, how many sites it is in and what it is it is sometimes possible to treat them with ablation technology. This would use either cold or heat delivered through probes placed with ct guidance. Sometimes re-enforcement at the site is needed and this is done with with what is called bone cement. This is all done percutaneously (through the skin) and not with big incision. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
This organ plays a major role in metabolism and has a number of functions in the body, including glycogen storage, decomposition of red blood cells, plasma protein synthesis, hormone production, and detoxification. It lies below the diaphragm in the abdominal-pelvic region of the abdomen. It produces bile, an alkaline compound which aids in digestion via the emulsification of ...Read more
How long does it take to get physically add. To pain meds & would it help to switch from opiates to muscle relaxers to relieve chronic lower back pain?
Physical Dependence: Is not addiction and is a normal consequence of chronic opiate use. Addiction is marked by compulsive and uncontrolled use with preoccupation and adverse consequences. A withdrawal syndrome with discontinuation does not imply addiction. Discuss your concerns with your doctor. Non-opiates like muscle relaxants and snri's can help reduce your reliance on opiates to a limited extent. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
See below: For women who are not trying to get pregnant, hormone therapy that suppresses ovulation may work to ease the pain of endometriosis. With endometriosis, a woman’s body produces more prostaglandins than normal. To block prostaglandins in the body, your doctor may prescribe otc nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (nsaids) such as Ibuprofen (advil® and motrin®) and Naproxen (aleve®). ...Read more
Greatly depends: On what is causing the pain. There are so many structures within the abdomen, it is hard to say without a physical exam. You will need to be examined face to face by a physician. You may need to visit the er depending on the pain, level, area and other symptoms. ...Read more
Define the problem: Most GI doctors consider endometriosis in women with complaints of chronic discomfort. Crampy, nonpelvic pain can be seen in extensive endometriosis, & symptoms do not always intensify prior to or during menses. The disease can mimic inflammatory bowel disease on barium studies. Not all abdominal pain however is endometriosis, so further clarification of cause & effect may be next appropriate. ...Read more
Depends on the cause: To find relief from any pain in lower abdomen you need to know what is causing the pain.We can only know thae cause of pain by getting a detailed history and doing a physical exam.And if need be doing some tests some time, like blood, urine, stool and/or imaging like ct scan/ultrasound exam etc so if pain is persistant get it checked by your doctor or go to er. ...Read more
Million Dollar???: This is the holy grail of pain management. Unfortunately there is no good answer. Options can range from a hot shower, bath, ice or heating pad. Otc meds such as tylenol (acetaminophen) or Ibuprofen and even some topical creams and patches can help. There is a lot of trial and error and every patient is different. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Different cause: The cause of your pain can range from the type of foods you eat, to the quantity or many other possibilities.. Not sure if you are describing gas pains or actual pain. If the latter, you should see a physician and possibly have an endoscopic exam. It is ambulatory and rather simple. A small price to pay for the potential consequences. Don't wait too long. ...Read more
How can I help flank pain from kidney infection ? Tylenol (acetaminophen) is not helping and not sleeping well from pain any suggestions will be appreciated
Hope you've: Seen physician ; are on treatment. If pain persists, revisit physician, or at least call him for advice. ...Read more
Back Pain Meds: There are multiple categories and types of medications for back pain; depending on how severe your symptoms are, how long you’ve had them, where they’re located, and what side effects you can tolerate: http://www.webmd.com/back-pain/living-with-low-back-pain-11/medication ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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