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Pain Killer Induced Constipation
Takin a lots of pain killer (norco, (hydrocodone and acetaminophen) kepra, metformin, stool softener) have a constipation and rash on the face. What shoul I do to help my skin?
Not likely: Mineral oil is relatively mild when used as directed and not in excess or for prolonged periods of time.
There are many: There are many type of pain killers it depends upon the type of pain your trying to eliminate. Most dental pain is caused by localized inflammation in a particular area do to infection or trauma to a specific area. If your trying to eliminate pain from the central nervous system then you need something in the codiene family. Otherwise the nsaids work fine.
Not a good question: For what purpose, for what indication, how administered? And why?
The human brain: In traumatic situations (after a car accident) people report that they did not feel pain, until help arrived. The unconscious brain goes into action and numbs the pain, possibly to insure survival as much as possible. Hypnosis activates this unconscious mechanism in helping people manage chronic pain. It can be used for migraines, back pain and dental work.
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generally yes: Neurochemistry of addiction and physical dependence are different. You need to start with a very truthful conversation with yourself as to why you are taking these medicines really. If it is for actual pain relief, and you are getting some degree of relief and improvement of function, they may be appropriate. Once you understand why you are taking them, have an honest conversation with your md.
Arm pain: A simple injection in the arm should not produce severe pain. Please have it checked out to make sure you are not developing crps.
Combo meds: Anti-inflammatory meds are typically the most useful agents to combat the pain of menstral cycle symptoms. But if otc nsaids do not giving you the relief you need, try mixing them with acetominophen products taken at same time. They work by different mechanisms and can have additive benefits. If still problematic, ask you doc for some toradol (stronger nsaid) to be taken for only few days/period.See 1 more doctor answer