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I had a colonoscopy yesterday that was discontinued due to severe pain from adhesions. I woke up this morning with a 99.5* fever & moderate pain?

I had a colonoscopy yesterday that was discontinued due to severe pain from adhesions. I woke up this morning with a 99.5* fever & moderate pain?

Let your doc know: You should let the gastroenterologist who completed the procedure know about your post procedural symptoms. If you temperature continues to rise and/or your pain is progressive you should seek urgent help, as it's possible to develop complications related to a colonoscopy. ...Read more

Dr. Mark Aranson
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Adhesions (Definition)

Adhesions are scar tissue which can form after any abdominal surgery. The severity depends on whether infection/inflammation was present at the time of surgery. Adhesions are like bands or spider webs that form around the abdominal organs/intestines. Sometimes adhesions are light and cause no problems, sometimes tremendous problems, like crazy glue in the abdomen. Can ...Read more


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Had a subtotal colectomy over 8 yrs ago a j pouch resrction and part of my rectum removed due to ulcerative colitis and extetensive adhesions had a severe pain in rectum area and pelvic region had a complete hystotectomy also I have no ins.?

Had a subtotal colectomy over 8 yrs ago a j pouch resrction and part of my rectum removed due to ulcerative colitis and extetensive adhesions had a severe pain in rectum area and pelvic region had a complete hystotectomy also I have no ins.?

Hard to tell...: Without an examination. Pouchituts is a painful inflammation of the rectal pouch treated with antibiotics. Urinary bladder infection can cause pelvic discomfort. Adhesion form after all surgery & do not generally cause pain unless there is a bowel obstruction with vomiting & no bowel function. Needs a physician examination. ...Read more

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In severe pain, please help!?

Find the source: This is tough to answer without knowing the source. There are several things that can cause this type of pain so you should discuss these symptoms with your primary care physician. ...Read more

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Severe pain in leftshoulder that affects breathing?

Severe pain in leftshoulder that affects breathing?

Shoulder Pain: Sounds like you need to have your shoulder looked at by a professional. They will check it's rom (range of motion), strength, and stability. It's possible that they may want to obtain an MRI of the shoulder or may even consider referred pain from another area radiating to the shoulder (ie. Bulging disc and pinched nerve in neck...). Also make sure that your lungs are working fine too. ...Read more

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I'm having severe pain under my rib cage.

I'm having severe pain under my rib cage.

Be seen: I would be seen. Depending on the side involved, could be related to the liver, gallbladder, pancreas, lower lung among others. ...Read more

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What can cause severe pain in my throut?

What can cause severe pain in my throut?

Need to be checked: You have severe pain in throat and I will suggest you have it checked by your doctor or go to er. You may have a strep throat or it may be something else, we can not tell you on this site what it can be. Your doctor can help you with this. ...Read more

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Can the L5 pars defect cause severe pain?

Pars defect: Pars defects are disruption of the bony connection between the front and back of the spine. These defects can be asymptomatic or cause back and leg pain depending on the severity or lack of associated nerve compression. Treatment for symptomatic lesions includes core strengthening, pain management with possible pars injection, or surgery. ...Read more

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What can cause severe pain in the arm pit?

Multiple things: Good question. This is complicated and can be multifactorial. Varies things can cause armpit pain or refer pain to this area. The most bothersome in some ways is a condition known as hydroadenitis supportive. This condition essentially results in the boils in the armpit or groin. Definitely touch base with your doctor. ...Read more

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How can I treat severe pain for stiff neck?

How can I treat severe pain for stiff neck?

Neck pain: Is it chronic or acute? If it happening suddenly and with a traumatic accident (car accident or fall)- receive a full work up by a physician. Your physician can provide muscle relaxants, pain meds (narcotics or anti inflammatory meds), and help prescribe neck support if necessary. ...Read more

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Will intravenous vodka work for severe pain?

NO!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!: Nothing should ever be injected that is not sterile and made specifically for injection, and then only by appropriate medical professionals for the right reason. Iv vodka would have a very good chance of producing a severe vein inflammation (thrombophlebitis), which could cost you your arm (or leg), cause horrible pain itself, and do nothing for your underlying pain. You need mental health help now. ...Read more

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What can cause sudden severe pain in my leg?

What can cause sudden severe pain in my leg?

See your PCP: I can appreciate your concern about your health, but finding a proper diagnosis and treatment may be the best answer to your problem. See your PCP for examination, x-rays and treatment options. Take good care. ...Read more

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Severe pain at site where abscess. Was packed?

Severe pain at site where abscess. Was packed?

Return to Dr or ER: Packing may be too tight and needs to be partially removed or packing might be plugging some pus or blood & needs to be released. ...Read more

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Can people who have scoliosis have severe pain?

Can people who have scoliosis have severe pain?

Scoliosis: Simply put yes. Much depends on how bad the scoliosis is and what areas are involved in the spine. ...Read more

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Does Lyrica (pregabalin) work on severe pain?

Does Lyrica (pregabalin) work on severe pain?

Depends: In my personal clinical experience Lyrica (pregabalin) can be a very good adjuct to pain medications for some of my patients with severe pain. It is worth trying if you are suffering from severe pain. Talk to your doctor about how to take. ...Read more

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Need my meds in severe pain can u plz help doc?

Need my meds in severe pain can u plz help doc?

Not likely here: If you are looking for controlled medications, this is not the right platform. See a pain management physician to make sure your diagnosis is correct and to make sure you are safe on medications. I wish you the best and hope your pain subsides soon. ...Read more

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How can I treat severe pain from a tonsillectomy?

How can I treat severe pain from a tonsillectomy?

Talk to surgeon: This really should be discussed with your surgeon rather than looking for answers here. This is not an appropriate way to get the necessary information. Call your surgeon. ...Read more

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What cause sharp severe pain in ur pelvic region?

Varied causes: Http://www. Pelvicpain. Org/pdf/patients/cpp_pt_ed_booklet. Pdf.

Get a more detailed answer ›
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I have severe pain in lower left side of abdomen?

I have severe pain in lower left side of abdomen?

Need evaluation: Persistant severe pain should always be evaluated to determine the cause. I recommend an evaluation by dr. ...Read more

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What do you give an opiate addict for severe pain?

What do you give an opiate addict for severe pain?

Opioid Addiction: It depends what kind of pain is being treated and at what level it is being addressed. Body develops tolerance to opoiods so the requirements gradually increase. Usually the dose needs to be ibcreased. Dilaudid ior Oxycontin are strong and last resorts. ...Read more

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Does chronic glomerulonephritis cause severe pain?

See below: The common causes of kidney pain are kidney stones, infection and cyst rupture in polycystic kidney disease, besides kidney trauma from any cause and there is a condition called loin pain hematuria syndrome.
Besides the above generally speaking chronic glomerulonephritis does not cause kidney pain
get yourself examined for other causes. ...Read more

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What to do if I have severe pain in my butt/thigh?

What to do if I have severe pain in my butt/thigh?

Sciatica: Pain in the distribution as you suggested describes the pattern of the nerve that travels in the leg called the sciatic nerve. The sciatic nerve is not the cause of the pain source, it is the result of an irritated nerve typically in the lumbar spine (low back) which are caused by herniated disks, spinal stenosis or degenerative disc disease requiring further evaluation by a spine specialist. ...Read more

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What causes severe pain 4 months post tkr surgery?

What causes severe pain 4 months post tkr surgery?

Multiple causes: Anything from inadequate rehab to infection can cause pain. Typical recovery can take up to one year. Ask your surgeon. ...Read more

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Why I have such severe pain months post tkr surgery?

Hard to say: A variety of reasons can result in persistent pain after knee replacement including nerve injury, loose prosthesis and other hardware of technical issues. ...Read more

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I have fever and severe pain in my body. What to do?

I have fever and severe pain in my body. What to do?

Fever: Start with rest fluids, Tylenol or Motrin. Do you have other symptoms? Sore throat, cough? If so may be worth talking to a physician ...Read more

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What to do about severe pain and cracking in my neck?

What to do about severe pain and cracking in my neck?

Prolotherapy: This is due to unstable vertebral segments in the neck and bad ligaments.

Prolotherapy can force these to heal and get rid of the pain.

Visit www. Getprolo. Com or www. Aaomed. Org

or www. Proloshot. Com for information and to find a doctor to help you. ...Read more

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What is causing severe pain in my neck and shoulders?

What is causing severe pain in my neck and shoulders?

Possibly arthritis: Possibly arthritis or cervical strain. Get it evaluated and then you will know for sure what to do about it. ...Read more

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What to do if I have severe pain in neck help please?

What to do if I have severe pain in neck help please?

Evaluate Neck: If you are not improving have your doctor order a cervical spine mri. Many times a herniated disc in the neck can cause arm pain especially if you have not improved with the medications and physical therapy. If it is a herniated disc you may need evaluation from a spine specialist to determine what other options might be needed (injections, surgery, etc) to help reduce pain. ...Read more

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What could be wrong both my knees are in severe pain?

What could be wrong both my knees are in severe pain?

Many causes: There are many causes of knee pain. In a young women chrondromalacia is a common cause. Your other symptoms also suggest that fibromyalgia may be a cause. Have the issue evaluated and then you will know. A rheumatologist would be a good place to start. ...Read more