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Medicine For Lumbar
Ask the doctor: Since it is a prescription the doctor will be deciding what to give you - so just consult with him/her. Oftentimes, there is more than one medication that can be given for a particular problem. ...Read more
When getting lumbar shots for pain can the same medicine work one time but not the next? And visa versa?
lumbar lordosis: Straightening of the spine is not cured by medicine unless it is due to spasms which is uncommon. ...Read more
Physical Therapy: Physical therapy. But the program should be an active program (exercise) rather than passive (massage and heat). It should include mobilization and stabilization. It also should include lumbar strengthening and core strengthening. Your therapist should help you develop a lifetime fitness and exercise program for both your back and for overall conditioning. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I've been experiencing severe pain at my right thigh.I had xray and the result was lumbar dextroscoliosis.What medicine can I take to ease the pain?
Will lumbar epidural shots containing lidocaine mylocaine and prilocaine with a local anesthetic show a false positive on a urine drug test?
I have pain in lower back. X-Ray reports Lumbar lordosis reduced. Minimal reduction in L4-L5 & L5-S1 disc space. Pl advice cause, medicine, exercise.
Exercise: Low back pain is one of the most common complaints in medicine and the findings on your xray are seen in patients with NO BACK pain as often as those with pain. The most important advice I can give you is EXERCISE! STRENGTHEN THOSE BACK MUSCLES and you will feel better. Your Primary Care Provider can provide you with these exercises Goods Luck Be Well! Hope this helps Dr Z ...Read more
Have spinal stenosis with budging lumbar discs .Have burning toes. Take Neurontin (gabapentin) . It does not work after 3 weeks . Is drug right for stenosis!
22 and exposed to lumbar spine TB in L3 l4.Doctr has started my drug treatment.Now I am feelng lateral pelvic tilt on left is it cuz of pelvis pain?
Have lumbar nerve root damage numbness in leg, ,doctor put me on Cipro for bacterial infection in urine. ,is that a good medicine ?
Please repost: Please repost and explain the relationship in your thinking between lumbar nerve root damage and a urinary tract infection. I don't see the connection. Also, please include the answer you got to your question about ciprofloxacin from the doctor who prescribed the antibiotic; or, if you did not ask your doctor, please state why not. ...Read more
My lower back is always in bad pain. No over-the-counter medicine seems to help, and no doctors will give me anything. What can I do?
Acupuncture: Have you tried alternative therapies? It's better to treat the underlying cause then to just treat the symptoms. ...Read more
Just had a blood patch done but my lower back is killing me what can I do aside from OTC medicine i can't move with out being on a 10 scale of pain.
I have a spasm in my lower back and i can't stand for long periods of time or my back starts to hurt bad i have to sit down and relax my back for a while until the pain eases i need to know what kind of dr i should see what kind of medicine ?
Rheumatologist: The best doctor to start with musculoskeletal pain is a rheumatologist who can recommend medical treatment if that is the best for your problem. He may recommend physical therapy depending upon the cause of the spasm. Avoid chiropractors who have no interest in cure but want to have you coming back again and again for expensive treatment of no long term value. ...Read more
Exercises: If overweight you should loose it, otherwise try back exercises(can get from the internet)you need both streching and strenghtenig of abominal and back muscle.You may need to see a physioterapist for proper instructions.Yoga olso has help many individuals.. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have a serious lower back pain and it does not go away even when I have taken medicine and it has become a nuisance lately. Any tip on what to do.
Back pain: The back pain can be caused by muscle strain, spinal stenosis, ruptured disc, nerve impingement ... The treatment depends on the cause of your pain. If your pain persists, you should seek help from a health care provider (pain management physician, rehab doctor, neurologist...). You might benefit from a comprehensive evaluation. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My friend has had migraine like pain in the lower back of his head. The pain has been there for more then 3 weeks and pain medicines are not helping.
Break the cycle: Daily pain can result in a phenomenon called wind up; the nerves in the brain become over-active with the result of sustaining the pain. To stop it, you must break the pain cycle. Have your friend's doctor administer a shot (toridol works well), then go home and sleep. Upon waking, listen to a mediation tape with headphones for 30 minutes twice a day (you can find one on the internet). ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers