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Can bedrest & narcotics cause gastroperisis? Can the stomach return to normal function when the narcotics are stopped?

Can bedrest & narcotics cause gastroperisis? Can the stomach return to normal function when the narcotics are stopped?

They're not causes: But, they probably would make the symptoms worse and when ended, they may improve. A link to info about gastroparesis follows: http://www.webmd.com/digestive-disorders/digestive-disorders-gastroparesis?page=1 If this is your Dx, there is no cure - just management and symptom relief. Discuss your condition(s) in depth w/ your provider to understand yourself and feel as well as possible. ...Read more

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Pancreatitis (Definition)

Inflammation or infection of the pancreas (the organ positioned behind the lower ...Read more


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Upper abdominal pain when juicing replicates severe gall bladder attack, however mine was removed some 30 yes ago. Can lack of gall bladder cause this?

Upper abdominal pain when juicing replicates severe gall bladder attack, however mine was removed some 30 yes ago. Can lack of gall bladder cause this?

Not exactly: Your pain could rarely be due to a primary stone of the bile duct. Evaluation includes ultrasound and labs. Treatment would be ERCP with stone extraction and stenting. Also consider duodenal or gastric ulcer. These are all treatable, so seek evaluation. Past other surgeries might matter. ...Read more

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Hyperlordosis is causing severe pain to my already excruciatingly painful kidneys due to kidney stones. Will the pain ease after the stones are remove?

Spine anomaly: Hyperlordosis is a mechanical defect of the spine. The presence of kidney stones should not impact the quality of pain that you experience from your spine. Pain associated with symptomatic kidney stones is excruciating and debilitating; usually sharp and associated with visceral symptoms such as nausea and vomiting. ...Read more

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What pain meds can be taken with liver disease without causing more liver damage?

What pain meds can be taken with liver disease without causing more liver damage?

Ask your doctor: There many types of "liver disease." you have to ask your gi/liver doctor what meds are best/worst for you. Your doctor will be able to give you a very clear list. ...Read more

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What can be done to manage chronic abdominal nerve pain besides pain meds? Can you get off pain meds in one month?

What can be done to manage chronic abdominal nerve pain besides pain meds? Can you get off pain meds in one month?

Some possibilities: Has the cause of the pain been found? Nerves can be pinched, in the back, but in soft tissues, between muscles, by a stitch (from surgery), by a scar, etc. A good osteopathic exam, in addition to your current therapy might be in order & might lead to non-medicinal treatment. You can get off pain meds, but the question is are you more functional on or off them? That's a very personal decision. ...Read more

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What narcotic pain medication will not metabolize in the liver?

What narcotic pain medication will not metabolize in the liver?

None,at least partly: Most drugs are metabolized in the liver or kidney, but almost all a combination of both. It is the proportion metabolized in one or other that varies. Alsoimpish liver, it is key to know which enzyme system metabolizes which drug, to understand what interaction one drug will have on another. A most important example is Coumadin (warfarin). Narcotics, as a family of drugs-mostly liver. ...Read more

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Chronic pancreatitis what pain meds are prescribed for chronic pancreatitis when a person has daily pain from the illness?

Chronic pancreatitis

what pain meds are prescribed for chronic pancreatitis when a person has daily pain from the illness?

Varies.: If there's chronic pain that's severe, a doctor might prescribe daily opioid - a long acting agent and then a short acting one for breakthrough. With flare ups of the pain, i've seen people use Amitriptyline along with opioids or nsaids, coupled with a short hospital stay where the person doesn't eat (so they don't stimulate the pancreas). ...Read more

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Can alcohol cause cholecystitis ? Or any damage to gallbladder?. Intense gallbladder pain for 1yr afta quoting heavy drinking. US, BLOODS normal?

Can alcohol cause cholecystitis ? Or any damage to gallbladder?. Intense gallbladder pain for 1yr afta quoting heavy drinking. US, BLOODS normal?

It is the pancreas.: alcohol usually affect the pancreas, and the attack is very similar to the gallbladder attack. make sure you have it checked by checking the pancreatic enzymes, like amylase, and lipase, in addition to the liver enzymes. it is important to do that, because acute pancreatitis not only painful, but it could be dangerous. so please have it checked, and you might want to slow down on the alcohol. ...Read more

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How to seek ER help with Chronic Pancreatitis pain, pain also in kidneys? Fentanyl 25 mcg and 4 mg dilaudid home pain meds. Pain 7/10 not a drug seeke

How to seek ER help with Chronic Pancreatitis pain, pain also in kidneys? Fentanyl 25 mcg and 4 mg dilaudid home pain meds. Pain 7/10 not a drug seeke

Pancreatitis : Make sure u only use dilaudid for acute bout of pain as tolerance to that drug could be an issue in the future secondly ask your gi doc for someone who does a celiac plexus block which can be helpful ...Read more

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RRQ pain radiating to beneath rt shoulder, hx of dilated bile duct. Recovering from pyelonephritis on cipro, (ciprofloxacin) pain meds do not help all.

RRQ pain radiating to beneath rt shoulder, hx of dilated bile duct. Recovering from pyelonephritis on cipro, (ciprofloxacin) pain meds do not help all.

Need more info ...: To define the causes for your symptoms - from biliary or urinary tract, one needs more info on the specifics, relevance, & sequence of events of all related symptoms + physical exam + testing as needed before possibly deducing right diagnosis for right care. How? Follow instructions described in http://formefirst.com/eNewsletter06.html; thereby you can work closer & better with doctor to... ...Read more

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Viral infection induce joint pain can be relieve with any muscular pain reliver gel?

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Viral infection induce joint pain can be relieve with any muscular pain reliver gel?

Anti-inflammatories: Viral infections can cause muscles aches as well as joint pains, some full blown arthritis. Anti-inflammatories work the best. Try ibuprofen, Motrin or naprosyn (naproxen) with food. ...Read more

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How can you relieve kidney stone pain fast?

How can you relieve kidney stone pain fast?

See : A urologist if you think you have renal stones. Acute pain evaluation/treatment can also be obtained in acute care centers. ...Read more

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Can Crohn's disease cause cholecystitis? And what can I do to manage gall bladder pain?

Can Crohn's disease cause cholecystitis? And what can I do to manage gall bladder pain?

Yes: Crohn's disease (especially ileal disease) can be associated with gallstones and gallbladder disease. Need to see md if having cholecystitis, especially if taking cd meds that affect white blood cells or immunity. Generally, should remove gallbladder once episodes of gallbladder attacks, to avoid complications like infection of bile duct or pancreatitis (inflammation). ...Read more

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How you could ease the pain of gallstones or gallbladder problems?

How you could ease the pain of gallstones or gallbladder problems?

Narcotics: Unfortunately, once you start having gallbladder attacks, the only definitive treatment is surgery. Thankfully, this is a very simple, straightforward operation that can get you back to normal activity in 1-2 weeks. There are some ways to dissolve stones but they are ineffective in the long run: the gallbladder is the gallstone factory and new ones will form. ...Read more

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Which pain medications will not cause breathing problems?

Which pain medications will not cause breathing problems?

Only exception: Only exception to opioid class would be Aspirin in individuals who have documented Aspirin induced asthma or bronchospasm which is rare. ...Read more

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How to relive ulcer pain after taking pain relievers and anti inflammatory pills?

How to relive ulcer pain after taking pain relievers and anti inflammatory pills?

Check stool color to: make sure it is not tarry black indicating ulcer bleed. You must call your doctor to help you manage this medically as you may be past the stage of DIY remedies, and need to protect against the consequences of the ulcer. Plus, you may need further work up for H. Pylori, and small bowel dysbiosis. Make sure to hydrate. Go to the ER if still in pain for IV and further medical triage. ...Read more

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Can gastroenteritis (without vomiting) cause chest pain or lead to heart disease?

See your doctor: Symptoms like these are best deterimed by a thorough evaluation by your physician. Based on his/her findings, a treatment plan can be developed to help you. ...Read more