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Dr. Louis Gallia
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Pain Relief (Overview)

A recent study showed that in a hospitalized group of patients it was not the actual degree of pain relief that determined patient satisfaction. It was the perceived concern on the part of the heath care providers and their attempts to alleviate the degree of pain that mattered. Even if their pain worsened.


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What can I do for oral pain relief?

What can I do for oral pain relief?

Depends on the issue: Oral pain can be due to several reasons. If you have an oral ulcer, you could try over the counter oral ointment such as oragel which might help. Otherwise, you should consult your dentist right away. ...Read more

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Dr. Louis Gallia
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Pain Relief (Overview)

A recent study showed that in a hospitalized group of patients it was not the actual degree of pain relief that determined patient satisfaction. It was the perceived concern on the part of the heath care providers and their attempts to alleviate the degree of pain that mattered. Even if their pain worsened.


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What pain relief can I take abroad?

What pain relief can I take abroad?

Any pain reliever: Medications can be taken with you evan if they require a prescription. Just make sure you take along the bottle with the prescription on it. ...Read more

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Managing Neck Pain (Checklist)

Use pain medication as directed
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Avoid fast movements
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See your doctor if your neck pain hasn't improved in 1 week
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Can i get some temporary pain relief?

More info please: What type of pain are you experiencing? Severity of pain? quality of pain? Location of pain? duration? Associated symptoms? You can re-ask with clarification. ...Read more

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Whare are some methods of pain relief?

Depends: Your question is very general and incomplete. You need to be more specific on which part of your body is hurting. Depending on your physician's assessment conservative treatments like physical therapy and use of certain devices, medications and others. You have to be more specific on your question. ...Read more

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Managing Knee Pain (Checklist)

Try to determine the cause
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Write down severity, duration, location (front/back of knee, etc.)
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If swollen, ice the knee with a bag of ice, bag of frozen peas, etc.
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See a doctor
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What are topical pain relief ointments?

What are topical pain relief ointments?

Too many: To list. There are many otc topicals out there. Several prescription meds have nsaids and anesthetics in them. There are also compounds that can be ordered that have several different meds combined. Discuss with your pcp. ...Read more

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I need some recommendations for pain relief?

See Doctor: Without knowing why and where your hurt its hard to tell you why to do. I would suggest seeing the doctor for further evaluation and treatment options. ...Read more

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Managing Pain from Cancer (Checklist)

Ask oncologist to refer you to cancer pain specialist
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Ask pain specialist about both interventional and medication options
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If pancreatic cancer, ask about a celiac plexus block
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If neuropathy, request trial of ketamine-based topical creams
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Please tell me what to do about oral pain relief?

Please tell me what to do about oral pain relief?

OTC Pain meds: They will help you for the short run until you can get to see a dentist. The longer you wait the more problematic your condition will become. ...Read more

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