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Pain Getting Worse
I am a 17-year-old female I suffer from adenomyosis, endometriosis a for about 5 years pain getting worse try birth control could I get a hysterectomy?
Have severe lower extremity pain in both legs no injury been going on for a while pain getting worse taking too much tylenol (acetaminophen) to get rid of pain help?
Leg pain could be: From a number of things, especially if it is on both legs. We always want to rule out blood clots, but usually that is accompanied by swelling as well. Another possible cause would be neuropathic pain, which would be common in diabetics. Medications are another source of muscle pain. I would have you follow up with your primary so they can figure out what might be the cause. Hope this helps. ...Read more
DDD: Degenerative disc disease (ddd) can result from a normally occurring process. That is, over time, all discs eventually degenerate and are usually asymptomatic. Only when they become symptomatic and result in pain and dysfunction, do we consider it to be a disease state. The good news is that the vast majority of pain from ddd resolves over time and can be treated conservatively. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Ask your doctor: It appears that you have one because of your several studies including CT scan. A change in the pattern of headaches is just as concerning as new onset of headaches, and since it is getting worse and is one sided, you do need to be reevaluated. Good luck! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Emergency help: I recommend going to the emergency room at once without delay or call 911. This may be signs of a life threatening problem. ...Read more
Can you have appendicitis for over a week and the pain just be mild? Will the pain get worse or could it stay the same?
Short answer YES: You need an eval. Pain that comes and goes may be part of normal bowel function or irritable bowel, but pain that comes and stays needs an eval. Overall a chronic or slowly progressing appendicitis is not common, but possible. If it ruptures it can be life threatening. Other possibilities remain, partial obstruction or diverticulitis may also occur and act like this. Get seen and get well ...Read more
Sister had lower back microdiscetomy 3 month ago feeling better but this month feels worth pain getting worse what cause is it normal still have pain?
Possible, but: Having no pain or very little pain is a positive thing post surgery and can last for a long time, but other areas close to the initial site of surgery may be affected, or the nerves, muscles, ligaments, tendons or vertebrae in the area of surgery may have been strained by particular movement or event. Would recommend she call the Surgeon for follow up as she would require physical exam /MRI even ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What pain? What med?: There are hundreds of causes, many of which are common. Nonetheless, without specifics regarding pain, such location, time of day, what brings it on, etc., no answer can be given. You need to see your doctor regarding this one. A thorough hx, and physical, together with indicated tests will help define your pain! ...Read more
Fatigue: Not knowing what kind of pain limits my ability to answer, but in general at night we are tired and fatigued, and our tolerance of pain is lower. Additionally, there is less external stimuli to distract us from the pain so we begin to dwell on it more. ...Read more
It is a good idea: When in an accident to report to an er or at minimum to a medical doctor to be evaluated to make sure your okay and to document everything. ...Read more
I had my sciatica for 6 weeks and it giving less sleep . My lower bakc pain getting worse nd I need your help can you help me?
Siatica: Most LBP or sciatica is not serious and goes away with time, physio, and simple analgesia. Warning signs include numbness, weakness, urinary or defecating problems, or fever. If you are older or have a cancer that is concerning as well. If any concerns or symptoms persist you should see your doctor. If symptoms persist and sleep is an issue tricyclics may be worth discussing with your doctor. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
I am a teen and I have strong headache on sides of my head. The pain get worse during afternoon when I get out in sunlight. Please help me.
Pain on right side of back in the mid area, specifically when coughing, after recovering from pneumonia a month prior to pain getting worse?
Pleurisy: Probable residual of the pneumonia. After having pneumonia and waiting for a few weeks should always have a follow- up chest x-ray to make sure there is full resolution of the shadows on the x- ray and to make sure there are no obstructing tumor masses. Also, to look for an effusion of fluid into the chest cavity, which could cause your symptoms. ...Read more
Sometimes: The issue is that dental infection requires intervention to resolve. It won't really get better despite occasional reduction in symptom severity. If you have a dental infection get it treated by a dentist sooner rather than later to have a better outcome. ...Read moreSee 4 more doctor answers
Yes: The endometrial glands that are not in the endometrial cavity ("endometriosis") bleed and shed the same time as the endometrial ones, except they're trapped where they are (in the ovary, in the abdomen, in the lung, etc) and causes pain by mass effect. Later, as that tissue gets trapped long term the body sips it up and it becomes scar tissue. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer