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Dr. Alan Wartenberg
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Hydrocodone And Acetaminophen (Definition)

Hydrocodone|acetaminophen is a narcotic combination for pain which is a ...Read more


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Chest pain and pain in left arm--help me?

Chest pain and pain in left arm--help me?

RISKY: The combination could represent primary cardiac issues. See your doctor soon. There are other possible causes but take care of this immediately. ...Read more

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Good narcotic pain medications for stomach pain?

Good narcotic pain medications for stomach pain?

Most narcotics: Are not great at treating stomach pain. Things like gastritis will still be painful and taking narcotics will slow gastric emptying, maybe lending to worse pain. If you have chronic stomach pain, see an interventional pain doc and he may be able to do a block of the celiac plexus, which may help, but can be a risky shot. This would only be a thought if pain is extreme. ...Read more

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Can fibromyalgia pain require narcotic pain medication?

Can fibromyalgia pain require narcotic pain medication?

Rarely: Opioids are a last resort and are only considered an option if all traditional medications have failed. ...Read more

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Left hip/lower back pain weeks no better take anti-inflam muscle relaxer. ER doc treated for sciatica hip area Inflam pain unbearable loss appetite ?

Left hip/lower back pain weeks no better take anti-inflam  muscle relaxer. ER doc treated for sciatica hip area
Inflam pain unbearable loss appetite ?

See a specialist: There are many causes of hip/low back pain. Most of these causes are related to the muscles, joints, ligaments, and bones in the back. Other causes could stem from problems with kidney, bladder, or reproductive organs. Further work up is required. Ask to see a spine specialist. ...Read more

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What pain killer can I take for worsening shoulder pain?

What pain killer can I take for worsening shoulder pain?

Shoulder Pain: Most common causes of shoulder pain are inflammation, SLAPS tears, Rotator Cuff tears, and shoulder dislocations. If you are having pain make an appointment to see an Orthopaedic shoulder surgeon for an examination and treatment options. Many times therapy, NSAIDS, pain medications, or a steroid injection can give you great relief. Ultram for pain works well. Take care, Joe Wilson. ...Read more

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What's the optimal non-narcotic or narcotic pain relief for chronic hip and leg pain?

What's the optimal non-narcotic or narcotic pain relief for chronic hip and leg pain?

Pain killers: The best pain killer for the hip and leg pain is the one that relieves your pain. It can be over the counter medication like Ibuprofen or tylenol, (acetaminophen) or prescription medication like nsaids, muscle relaxants, narcotics ... ...Read more

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Having neck pain with shoulder pain and upper backache. left hand pain. on methotraxate 15mg and nasids. explain.

Possible nerve: The symptoms you describe are consistent with, Amon other things, degenerative disk disease and cervical radiculopathy. If you have arthritis or disk herniations in your neck, overtime the nerve roots can become irritated and or compressed, resulting in pain in the shoulder, arm and hand. Numbness and tingling may also occur. See your doctor for a complete history and physical examination. ...Read more

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What could this be? Every time i take any pain medication (lortab, tramadol, percocet, ) i get bad chills, chest pains, shortness of breath, flank pain

What could this be? Every time i take any pain medication (lortab, tramadol, percocet, ) i get bad chills, chest pains, shortness of breath, flank pain

Check vitals: Hard to say what is happening here. However, you want to check if you are having a drug reaction to the medications that you have described. This is like an allergic reaction.You can also check your blood pressure/ pulse.If your blood pressure drops too low, you can have some of these symptoms. Lortab /percocet are opiate type drugs which are known to have a tendency to drop blood pressures. ...Read more

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I have severe muscle pain- myofascial muscle pain. Treatment and medication recommendations?

If indeed it is as U: say, & not due 2 exercise, & U feel that it is fibromyalgia, U need 2 B evaled. by a neurologist who specializes in this. Or an MD in physical medicine & rehabilitation. ...Read more

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What is the recommended non-narcotic or narcotic pain relief for chronic hip and leg pain?

It depends: On the cause. Most joint pain can be helped with gentle manual therapies to improve alignment (osteopathy, feldenkrais, cranial), physical therapy, home exercise to strengthen muscles & support joints. Add an anti-inflammatory diet (find online), same (400-1600 mg/day) (not if bipolar or prostate cancer), take with b-complex, and glucosamine-15oo mg/d. All nutritional changes take time to work. ...Read more

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Need toothache pain relief pain killers aren't working in a lot of pain missed worked?

Need toothache pain relief pain killers aren't working in a lot of pain missed worked?

Not DIY: face it, the only one that can help you is a Dentist. You are trying to treat a virulent infection with a pain killer. Stop looking for a miracle and make appointment with Dentist now. ...Read more

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Herbal medicine for sever costocondris chest pain ?

Not likely: You first need to know the cause. Herbal supplements are neither fda approved nor are they recommended to treat any disease. Costochondritis is an inflammatory problem that needs more medical assessment. It may be you can manage it with over the counter anti-inflammatories, but probably not herbs. ...Read more

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Intermittent severe burning in nasopharynx for 1 month, chest pain on right side&upper chest pain. Ppi for 3 weeks no relief. Antibiotics no relief.

Intermittent severe burning in nasopharynx for 1 month, chest pain on right side&upper chest pain. Ppi for 3 weeks no relief. Antibiotics no relief.

Stop PPI: Not a great fan of ppi. Try teaspoon of organic apple cider vinegar instead. Take it in upright position when symptoms occur and wait 20 minutes before repeating if necessary. Do not eat 2 hrs before bedtime. ...Read more

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Sudden neck pain centralized exactly on the artery, radiates to jaw. No back/arm/chest pain. Took a diazepam 5mg,1st time, 4 pelvic pain 2hrs ago?

Sudden neck pain centralized exactly on the artery, radiates to jaw. No back/arm/chest pain. Took a diazepam 5mg,1st time, 4 pelvic pain 2hrs ago?

Which artery?: There are 4 major arteries in the neck. Which one? Your best bet is to have a physician take a look at you, get your history, risk factors for vascular diseases & then, decide whether that pain truly came from the artery or some other neck structure since there are many. If you'd like my assistance as a neurologist please write to me at: www.healthtap.com/drsaghafi ...Read more

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What pain medication is strongest for chronic back pain?

Complicated Answer: It is not so much which medication is strongest, but rather which one is best for you depending on the cause of your pain and anticipated duration. Also, one must consider kidney and liver function when prescribing various types of pain medications. Some of the classes of drugs used to treat pain include narcotics, anti-inflammatories, anti-depressants, and topical applications. ...Read more

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Dr. Gutti Rao
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Chest Pain (Definition)

The chest resides between the neck & abdomen. Chest pain refers to ...Read more