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Neurontin Making Pain Worse
Does PMS make herniated disk pain worse? My disk pain is chronic, nerves damaged... But seems worse with PMS. Is that why it feels worse?
Severe lower back pain (Central) numbness in legs. worse when sat/lay down. considering diazepam as painkillers. nurofen doesn't help at all. see GP?
Yes may need back sp: You should see your GP and you may be referred to a back specialist. This could be a neurological problem. ...Read more
Yes: This is actually a reported side effect. Dermatologic side effects frequently include ecchymosis, sweating, acne, and dry skin. Alopecia, contact dermatitis, eczema, maculopapular rash, pruritus, seborrhea, skin discoloration, skin ulcer, urticaria, and vesiculobullous rash have also been reported. It also is risky w/ Tramadol and/or Valium. Your needs are complex. Work closely w/ your Dr(s). ...Read more
When you lie down: on your spine, the nerve compression would worsen in that dependent position likely due to increased pressure and inflammation where the compression occurs. Usually nerve root compression occurs in the lower back (lumbar) and lying supine or on the side of the compression will worsen the symptoms. Standing up and leaning forward usually relieve symptoms for that reason. ...Read more
L4-5 S1 disc herniation pain radiating to legs a sign things are getting worse. not much pain before. doing pt.Was feeling better but pain back worse?
My TMJ Pain has been much worse lately.Constant dull/achy pain in right jaw/face.Taking NSAIDS.Any OTC muscle relaxers or other OTC med suggestions?
Hip pain increasing for weeks. Worse in the morning, sitting, standing, bending over. Leg aches. Taking Flexeril (cyclobenzaprine hcl) and Elavil. Sciatica? Bursitis?
Yes and no: Traditionally, lyrica (pregabalin) helps primarily for neuropathic pain and so was used for conditions such as diabetic neuropathy. But lyrica (pregabalin) has now been approved for fibromyalgia, which is characterized by pain coming firm the muscles, facia, and other superficial soft tissues. So it would lead one to think it can help although the mechanism is not clear. ...Read more
On Elavil (amitriptyline) (10mg) for chronic tension headaches. After 2 weeks the pain is worse. It's focal, top-left, sharp & standing makes it worse. Any advice?
Follow up with MD: Studies show that Elavil (amitriptyline) for chronic pain may take several weeks to begin noticing improvement. The dosage may be modified for symptomatic relief. As such, I recommend that you follow-up with your treating physician to reassess your overall condition and possibly change the dosage. ...Read more
Absolutely!: Very ill or aged folk can have delirium triggered by minor additional symptoms and pain is a common one. Management can be difficult w/out extreme sedation and that can risk or hasten death. But it can pass - it is a mental state - not a disease in itself. Try to keep the situation as calm and peaceful as possible. Try to recall the good times and stories of such a long life - that might help. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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