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Open abd surgery 1yr ago & having severe abd pain. Referred to pain management. Is that because MD thinks it's in my head? I don't take pain meds

Open abd surgery 1yr ago & having severe abd  pain. Referred to pain management. Is that because MD thinks it's in my head? I don't take pain meds

Abdominal pain: My advice is to have an evaluation by the surgeon who performed your procedure. A diagnosis of the cause of your abdominal discomfort is imperative before being referred to a pain management specialist. Without knowing why you had surgery, the abdominal pain may be related to the original problem or to adhesions. ...Read more

Planning For Labor Pain (Definition)

Childbirth classes can teach you breathing and relaxation techniques to help you cope with pain experienced during labor and delivery. The amount of pain felt during childbirth is different for every woman. For some women, the techniques learned in the childbirth classes are enough to relieve their pain, and medication is not necessary. For other women, the option of having pain relief medication available to them during labor and delivery is appealing and, when used, may help them experience ...Read more


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Mri says protruding disc. Pt, oral steroids didn't work. Pain management or spine doctor next? Md says pain management. Concerned since it's spine.

Mri says protruding disc. Pt, oral steroids didn't work. Pain management or spine doctor next? Md says pain management.  Concerned  since it's spine.

If concerned see : Both for an opinion or just start with epidural steroid injections if leg pain predominant symptom. Need to give at least 12 weeks non op care as a disc herniation can get better just with time 90 % unless you are a smoker then any treatment choice will have a reduced outcome ...Read more

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Needing a doctor for my pain management?

Needing a doctor for my pain management?

Hard to answer: We need to know where you live, then we can recommend appropriate physicians that can help you. ...Read more

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Please advise me what to expect at a pain management doctor?

Please advise me what to expect at a pain management doctor?

Comprehensiveness: Employing a multi-modal approach, most fellowship trained pain specialists offer the most effective management of painful conditions. To accurately diagnose and treat patients, we will utilize imaging studies, electro-diagnostic evaluations, history ; physical examinations, targeted physical therapy, appropriate and responsible medication management and cutting-edge interventional procedures. ...Read more

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What speciality are you in of you are a pain management doctor?

What speciality are you in of you are a pain management doctor?

Varies: Most board certified pain management specialists are either anestheiologist, physiatrists (pmr), neurologist and psychiatrists. If you are looking for someone to see i would check to make sure the provider has a board certification specifically in pain management. ...Read more

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What does a pain management doctor do?

Pain Management: The best pain groups will comprehensively address the history of your chronic pain condition, review diagnostic tests and or order new ones, perform a detailed pertinent physical examination, then design an individualized treatment plan which can include injections, braces, creams, medications, physical therapy and more. ...Read more

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How do I have a pain management discussion with my doctor?

How do I have a pain management discussion with my doctor?

Come right out!: If you have a pain issue, just come right out with it. A good history, with emphasis on exact nature of the pain, coupled with a good physical exam, can reveal a lot about the cause of the pain and how to treat it. ...Read more

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What type of medication does a pain management doctor give?

All Kinds: Pain management specialists can provide most all kinds of medications for treating your pain. I would suggest speaking with your doctor to see what they can do for you. ...Read more

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Can a pain management doctor specialize in medication or what?

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Can a pain management doctor specialize in medication or what?

Pain management: Pain management doctor utilizes different approaches for pain. It might include accupunture, physical therapy, medication, injections .... Interventional pain management doctor has additional training in interventions such as nerve blocks, epidural steroid injections, spinal cord stimulation ..... ...Read more

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Can i be seen by a doctor if i was dismissed over 4 years ago for pain management?

Yes: You are welcome to see another doctor. The reasons under which you were dismissed will come up. No doctor is ever obligated to prescribe opioids/narcotics to any patient. Prescribing opioids is a professional risk for a physician, and it is a safety risk for a patient. So when a physician doesn't feel comfortable prescribing medication, he is concerned of the patient's safety or their license. ...Read more

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How is it that i must complete a beck inventory before seeing my pain management doctor?

How is it that i must complete a beck inventory before seeing my pain management doctor?

Treatment tools: It is a widely used test for the severity of depression. The questionnaire is composed of items relating to symptoms of depression. It is one of the many tools that can be used to help treat a patient in chronic pain. ...Read more

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Can i be seen by the same doctor if i was dismissed by them over 4 years ago for pain management?

Can i be seen by the same  doctor if i was dismissed by them  over 4 years ago for pain management?

Depends : Totally up to your physician & the approach you take to reconcile the relationship. The doctor-patient relationship is one of trust & that often needs to be earned and redeemed. ...Read more

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My pain management doctor is putting me on won't work. Won't go back till next week, what should I do in the mean time?

Unsure about: What type of pain you have. If you have back pain however, and nothing is unstable, then i would recommend to not lie in bed through out the day. Make sure you stay lightly active unless you have specific instructions not to. Back pain is normally made worse with laying in bed and not moving throughout the day. I hope this helps. ...Read more

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Where can I find a pain management doctor in pa ?

Hospital or family d: Most hospitals have referral lines. Your family doctor should know who is in your area. Most communities have "acadamies" of medicine that will list members by specialty. ...Read more

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Can I get stronger pain meds from a pain management doctor?

Can I get stronger pain meds from a pain management doctor?

Maybe : Pain medicine docs are trained to prescribe all sorts of opiated as well as other pain relieving meds. They can determine what is the right strength for you. Be prepared to sign an opiate maintenance agreement and to do a urine toxicology test at the first meeting. ...Read more

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Please tell me what all does a pain management doctor do on your first visit?

Pain Consultation : The pain management physician should obtain your past medical, surgical, pain ; prior pain management history, review pertinent diagnostic studies, and perform an appropriate physical examination. The provider should also discuss the working diagnosis and options for further diagnostic and/or therapeutic intervention. The patient should leave the first appointment with a plan of care. ...Read more

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Hello doctors, i need stronger pain meds from pain management doctor. How to ask for this?

Hello doctors, i need stronger pain meds from pain management doctor. How to ask for this?

Stronger Meds: Make an appointment with your pain management doctor ; explain that your pain is not currently optimally controlled. Your medication regimen may be adjusted ; alternative therapeutic options may be considered; such as interventional procedures, physical therapy, chiropractic, home exercise, etc. ...Read more

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Which type of doctor treats Sarcoidosis and which types of doctors work with pain management? Thank you!!!

Which type of doctor treats Sarcoidosis and which types of doctors work with pain management? Thank you!!!

Specialist care: Sarcoidosis is treated by a Rheumatologist/ Internal Medicine physician and pain management is handled by a specialist in Pain Medicine, which is a fellowship that physicians in Anesthesiology usually perform. ...Read more

Peeling Paint In Home (Definition)

Lead is found in: * House paint before 1978. Even if the paint is not peeling, it can be a problem. Lead paint is very dangerous when it is being stripped or sanded. These actions release fine lead dust into the air. Infants and children living in pre-1960's housing (when paint often contained lead) have the highest risk of lead poisoning. Small children often swallow paint chips or ...Read more


Blurry Vision And Eye Pain (Definition)

Blurry vision means vision is not clear: letters on 20/20 eye chart are not clear. Could be due to: need glasses, astigmatism; dry eye/tear film; cataract/lens changes; retinal, optic nerve, brain issue. Most common due to need for glasses or tear film issue. If also have eye pain, could be from dry eyes but have Pentacam to rule out narrow angle: see [email protected] ...Read more