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Is chest pain an expected part of opiate withdrawals?

Is chest pain an expected part of opiate withdrawals?

Not necessarily: Chest pain is a very broad symptom, and can be related to many different disorders, some serious, and others not so serious. If the reason for being on opiates is for chest pain after chest surgery or trauma like a rib fracture, than pain can be from withdrawl of opiates. If that is not the case, you should get checked out by a specialist. ...Read more

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Dr. Gutti Rao
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Chest Pain (Definition)

Many people with chest pain fear a heart attack. However, there are many possible causes of chest pain. Some causes are not dangerous to your health, while other causes are ...Read more


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Lupus & struggling w/prednisone drop from 6mg to 5.5 mg. Get pleuritic chest pain, muscles pain/stiffness, brain fog (mini flare or withdrawal sx)?

Lupus & struggling w/prednisone drop from 6mg to 5.5 mg. Get pleuritic chest pain, muscles pain/stiffness, brain fog (mini flare or withdrawal sx)?

Alternate: If you need to come off the prednisone check with your specialist because some stay on a low dose everday for life to decrease symptoms you may start with 6 then next day 5.5 then 6 and alternate for a couple of weeks before decreasing to 5.5 alternating with 5 SOmeimtes though it still small even going 6 then 5 3/4 is possible to slowly decrease ...Read more

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Have lupus.Struggling w/ prednisone taper below 5mg(head fog, pleuritic chest pain,body aches).MD said it's withdrawal symptoms & best to push thru sx.True?

Rheumatologist: Prednisone dose of 5 mgs or less is a low dose and since you're having pleuritic pain and other discomfort,your lupus may not be controlled. A rheumatologist is best qualified to evaluate and treat you. ...Read more

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I have hyperadrenergic pots and am in Xanax (alprazolam) withdrawal. Went to hospital with chest pain and they said everything looked okay. Vomiting, sweating, shaking, weak, cp, resting hr 90-100, ectopics. Safe?

I have hyperadrenergic pots and am in Xanax (alprazolam) withdrawal. Went to hospital with chest pain and they said everything looked okay. Vomiting, sweating, shaking, weak, cp, resting hr 90-100, ectopics. Safe?

Not safe...: Pots is without a proper algorithm of treatment but benzo use, especially xanax (alprazolam) can only be problematic, short and long term. Ask for a smooth taper of Klonopin (because stopping benzos cold turkey is not safe either) with a concurrent start of an snri like cymbalta/effexor or check out this link: http://www.Dinet.Org/what_helps.Htm staying hydrated is the simplest thing to start with. ...Read more

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Is there any medication available to help with alcohol withdrawal symptoms? Having cold sweats, some hand trembling and some chest pains this am?

Is there any medication available to help with alcohol withdrawal symptoms? Having cold sweats, some hand trembling and some chest pains this am?

Excellent : Excellent advice by dr mcmullen. This needs to be treated at the hospital. However something to keep in mind once detoxified is that medical acupuncture can be very helpful (auricular / ear) with addictions. Take care. ...Read more

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Im experiencing chest pain on the left part and i have a caugh with white mucus comes out...every afternoon im having a fever...

Im experiencing chest pain on the left part and i have a caugh with white mucus comes out...every afternoon im having a fever...

Suggesting pneumonia: Time to see your doc, your symptoms are suggesting an infectious process affecting your left lung. The sooner, the better. ...Read more

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