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Severe Muscle Pain After Surgery
Position: While shoulder pain is often attributed to irritation if the diaphragm by carbon dioxide gas uses in laparpscopy, back pain is most often a consequence of laying down flat on your back without moving while under general anesthesia. It should be self limited, and when postop pain permits, some back stretching may help. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
It is a body tissue that has the ability to contract. It shortens and generates force. It relaxes and returns to its original length. Muscles move joints, stabilize the body, move air and food through the organs, act as valves for bladder, bowel and other organs. They control movement of the eyes. They help us express ourselves by changing the shape of our ...Read more
Some is expected...: How long has it been since your procedure? Pain and stiffness are expected to a certain degree in the recovery phases of acl reconstruction. If you had recent surgery i would suggest you continue rice, post-op exercises, and pt as directed. However, if this pain seems to be indicative of infection or DVT (due to time frame of surgery or any other symptoms) then contact your surgeon asap. ...Read more
I'm 17 months post op two level lumbar fusion surgery and still having muscle tightening, muscle fatigue, and muscle spasms...Is this common?
It can be: If you had a posterior approach for your surgery, the muscles can be damaged from the exposure and can result in chronic deconditioning and muscular pain. You may benefit from a walking program and physical therapy to strengthen your core and lumbar muscles. Finally, it is important to confirm that you are indeed fused. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Surgical site pain 12 days post leep, ranging from dull to severe. Abdominal ache and tenderness, intermittent strong flank pain and headache ?
Ten days after dengue recovery, severe back pain and muscle pain persists making body movements extremely painful?
Dengue: The aches and pains of dengue can last up to two weeks. As long as there is no rash, high fever, severe headaches,or bleeding symptoms at this time you could give yourself a few more days before consulting your physician for evaluation. Keep up a good fluid intake and take something like Tylenol (acetaminophen) or Ibuprofen with food for the discomfort. ...Read more
I still have extreme tightness in abdomen, constant discomfort and pain, 20 months after diep flap reconst surgery. Can anything be done?
Extreme abdominal pain after eating and sharp sudden rectal pain lasting. How can i relieve the pain ?
Many things: Many things can cause the symptoms you are describing. If you are constipated it is a good idea to increase the amount of fluids in your diet. If you have heartburn an over the counter medication such as Tums (calcium carbonate) may provide relief. Otherwise, see your doctor for a proper exam. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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. ...Read more
Altered walking: I see this fairly often and it is usually do to a change in the way a person walks after the knee surgery. They will tend to favor the operated leg and this will cause excessive strain on their other joints including their back . Usually when the knee gets better and the walking improved the back pain gets better too. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Bleeding: http://ic.steadyhealth.com/complications_of_venipuncture.html.Get a more detailed answer ›
Upper spinal and muscle pain after l5s1 lumbar discectomy sugery for 9 wks now,no fever but pain radiate to front rib for 2 days and sweat.normal?
Possibly: However, you should continue to see your spine surgeon regularly until at least 6 months post op and inform her or him of these symptoms. It is possible you are having a nerve impingement syndrome or muscle spasm. It should be fully evaluated, thus an MRI or EMG may be in order. Also have you started PT to strengthen your core, as that would be the next step !!! keep me posted. ...Read more
I have severe pain right rib. Gall bladder removed. Surgery for post surgery hernia, found disconnected rib. Pain stops life, and sleep. What now ?
Severe abdominal pain on lower right side while coughing. Incisional mesh repair a year ago. What can be done to prevent this severe pain?
May need revision: You should get back in for a surgical consultation. You may need a revision of the mesh repair. ...Read more
Severe neck, shoulder, and upper back pain after d&c surgery yesterday. Had general anesthesia. What can I do for pain relief. Feel stiff as a board!
Ask your doctor.: Most of the time, anti inflammatory medications like Ibuprofen are ok after surgery, as long as your aren't bleeding much. Ask your doctor. Otherwise, Acetaminophen (parecetamol, tylenol) 1000 mg 2-3 times a day for a few days can help and are usually safe after surgery. Warm packs, and getting up and moving around as much as you can may help. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can my neck/arm pain be a result of bankart repair shoulder surgery 2yrs ago? nerve pain from neck down left arm, started 6 months after surgery
Probably not: If you had a bankart repair and did well for 6 months and started having neck pain running down your left arm, it is more likely coming from a "pinched nerve" in your neck. Bankart repairs are done primarily for instability, so if you have not developed recurrent instability, it is probably not your shoulder, also shoulder problems do not typically cause pain running down the arm. Be seen! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Had l5-c1 herniated disc yea. Sever gluteal muscle pain 4 weeks ago. Since 4 days i'm having lower back bone pain. Difficulty & Pain urinating. ?
Here are some ...: Go to confirm no UTI, poor bladder emptying, etc. by physical exam + testing UA & residual urine. As to managing the potential consequence from nerve compression affecting bladder nerve, work with Doc so to decide what and how. In the meantime, try to urinate on regular basis + using one of alpha-blockers to help relax bladder opening and prostate urethra. Hopefully, all things in lower spine will ...Read more
Severe pain in entire abdomen after pap. Major pain subsided after 5-10mins, but mild pain cont'd. Had urinalyses afterwards. Showed UTI. Related?
UTI: I suggest full treatment for your UTI and abstain sexually for 1 week. Drink 8-10 8 oz. glasses of fluid: water, Gatorade, PowerAde, Vitamin Water, broth, bullion, consume, clear soups. Abstain sexually for 1 week. Cotton undergarments, no tight clothing below the waist. Recheck in 1 week if not improved. ...Read more
3 months after knee plica removal untreated swelling and limited rest post op symptoms are pain, discomfort, muscle loss, creptus, possible Arthritis?
1 year post op microdiscectomy and laminectomy pain worse then before. Also sudden onset of neck pain with constant headache cheat tightness. Normal?
NO: Something else is wrong--get it checked out! ...Read more
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