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Living With Ongoing Pain
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Are pain management specialists trained to deal with the depression and mental problems that come with constant pain?
Should a +ANA of 1:640 with chronic joint pain, anaemia & hairloss be dismissed as fibromyalgia with no further follow up?
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Which mental health provider should I see for help with panic attacks, anxiety & living with crps (constant pain), help reducing amount of medications.
For someone in recovery with severe, debilitating pain and who has exhausted seemingly every known non-narcotic pain reliever, what are PM options?
Cartilage problems: Sometimes, cartilage defects in the knee can cause significant pain and discomfort and not be readily apparent on xray. Assuming that you have not had any additional imaging, a MRI evaluation of the knee is warranted if you have persistent pain and seemingly no other signs of structural damage on other tests. ...Read more
Occasional pain in right kidney area made worse by drinking. Seems to be concurrent with menstrual cycle. Otherwise health 22 yo f. Kidney failure?
Endometriosis?: Abdominal and/or pelvic pain in a healthy female that is synchronous with her cycle is suspicious for endometriosis. I would start with your OB doc to rule this out. They can also help you rule out kidney failure with urine and blood tests. Start with you OB and see what they can do for you. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Injured upper back falling. Muscle is burning/tearing with daily movement and basic living tasks. Treating with cyclobenzaprine/heat. Recommendation?
Time is generally : needed to allow muscular injuries to heal whether they be contusions &/or pulls. Local modalities like heat &/or ice can help as can activity modification to avoid restraining the muscles as they heal. Use of medication can help with symptoms like cyclobenzoprine, Tylenol (acetaminophen) & an OTC NSAID if no reasons not to medically. Physical therapy may also be of help if other possible injuries are ruled out ...Read more
52 male with constant severe pain bottom right front rib cage. Best treatment for pain relief while actively body building with free weights?
Can a person have mild and tolerable symptoms with crps? Webmd and numerous other sites state "intense burning and pain".
Caregiver for family with serious issues. Fibromyalgia and chronic fatigue in myself.Having troublecopin. Don't like psych med but need help copiing?
Could ease when: You feel better? Lyrica (pregabalin) can decrease the pain associated with fibro-tried it? Sometimes treating pain before the stress helps and other times--any measure to decrease the amount of anxiety. Great that you are reaching for help. Have any way to decrease the daily stress? Yoga, meditation, warm baths, acupuncture? New osteopathic school in pikesville, KY may have clinic for osteopathic treatment. ...Read more
Although I have severe aniexty and stress issues I am also dealing with insomnia, sickle cell along with sciatia, spinal stenosis and the medication i?
Pain Management: Your doc or your local medical association can refer you to a pain management specialist. They do lots of good work but please do not forget behavioral approaches such as clinical hypnosis (see www.asch.net), biofeedback, massage therapy, talk therapy, etc. Peace and good health. ...Read more
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