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How To Ease Pain Of Gestone Injections
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
I need to find the cost of steroid or gel injections for osteoarthrites of my knees to relieve pain.
Wrong Forum: I am happy to have you here on health tap, but this is a question that is best answered by the team or clinic where you are going to have these procedures done. None of us here can speak for them. ...Read more
Pain specialist 1st: Each person needs to be evaluated on an individual basis. There can be several reasons for "sciatica" or pain down the leg. Lumbar disc inflammation with or without nerve impingment, facet joint irritation, sacroiliac joint irritation, piriformis syndrome. A thorough physical exam and diagnostic studies will help determine what exercise will be best depending on your diagnosis. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
What is the difference between toradol and tramadol injections for low back pain? How long does that injection last for any relief? Please help
NSAIDS vs Opioid : Toradol is an anti-inflammatory medication producing analgesia, used for acute (recent) pains, can't be used for over 5 days. Half life (when quantity falls by half from beginning of intake) aboit 5 hrs. Tramadol is in the opioid family, binds to mu receptor, inhibits norepinephrine/ serotonin reuptake producing analgesia, half life is about 8 hrs. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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
What is cause?: Are you sure it is muscle pain? Is the pain localized to one area or travelling? If you truly just "over did it" then it can be muscular. Prevention is best so do you best to be in some reasonable physical condition to do your intended activity. Ice, stretch easy and get off your feet if it is your leg. Over the counter anti-inflammatory medication may help-check with your doctor. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What can be done to treat/ reduce pain? I heard injection of steroids into the spine will help with back pain. True? What else?
Spine Pain Options: This chronic pain in the distribution as you suggested is the result of an irritated nerve or facet joints or other injury typically in the spine (mid back) which are caused by herniated disks, spinal stenosis or degenerative disc disease, etc requiring further evaluation by a spine specialist and may be candidate for facet injections/radiofrequency ablation and epidural steroid injection. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Multiple things: Warm salt water rinses, over-the-counter analgesics (e.g., motrin), soft diet, massaging gingival tissues with soft bristle brush, Fluoride rinses and toothpastes, and . . . . . . Time. Ask your orthodontist if chewing gum or chewing "splints" are suggested. They help but may contribute to broken braces. Ask first! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Mixed modalities.: Take 3-omega fatty acids as fish or flaxseed oil (my preference!). You should take enough to take 1500-2000mg per day. Regular flaxseed oil is less expensive and has more omega-3, which is antiinflammtory! take adequate vitamin d3, at least 2000/day with calcium. Gentle atraumatic exercises like yoga, cardio-dancing, pilates helps. Take ibuprophen or naproxen. These will help, but not remit! ...Read more
Intractable trigger point in medial calf of 1.5yr duration. What can I do about it(massage relief only temporary)?
Common site: This is a very common site for a trigger point but also fairly difficult to resolve. See a pmr doctor or rheumatologist there are several medicines that might help (narcotics wont) several disorders that might affect it and a physical therapy prescription would be helpful. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Common condition: Plantar fasciitis is a very common condition and its treatment centers around reducing the inflammation to the area. Treatment can take many different directions: nsaids like Motrin (etc), liniments, massage, stretching exercises, night splint, better shoes/inserts, orthotics (you can not get this at a stores scanner), steroid injections, laser therapy or physical therapy. Very few need surgery. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
What are the side effects of using kenalog (triamcinolone) injections to relieve lower back pain?
Usually minimal if: Usually none/minimal unless diabetic (elevate blood sugars) or have been on steroids chronically affecting horomonal balance. Local soreness or flush sensation/redness of skin can occur. Rarely, aseptic necrosis of bone can occur. Fat necrosis at local site of injection as well is possible or local nerve injury. Via epidural route, possible spinal headache or aseptic or chemical meningitis. ...Read more
Rest/ immobilize: Ice and anti-inflammatory medications may help control the pain. Unfortunately the best treatment for turf toe is rest. In severe cases, the use of crutches and complete avoidance of weight bearing may be required. (www.Drmarkgalland.Com 10/16/2012). ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
The pain and sensitivity at the incision of cardiac bi pass is almost unbearable what can I use to help to ease this pain i?
Get checked: If your surgery was in the last 4 weeks, stop reading this, turn off you computer, and get down to the er to be sure you don't have an infection. If your surgery was recent and you're not infected, a brief course of narcotics is reasonable to get you past the rough spot if your surgery is >4 weeks ago, you need physical therapy to stretch the scar and a non-narcotic analgesic prescribed. ...Read more
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