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Take Pain Killer
I'm feeling very tired and unable to concentrate on working ... I need to take pain killer or sometimes that too not work. Help me
what I need to go?
I am confused: Why would you take pain killers for feeling tired and unable to concentrate? Consult with a physician and treat the issues behind your symptoms. ...Read more
I am having left lower rib pain last two days.my doctor prescribed meloxicam to take.still paining.can I take pain killer along with this tablet?
I had tear knee lagiment 1 month now and still on boot cast. Am goin on holiday is it ok to take pain killer?
NSAIDs: NSAIDs ie Ibuprofen for most musculoskeletal injuries are the mainstay of preferred non opiate analgesic treatment. There is also marked reduction in inflammatory factors that improves healing and a quicker recovery time. Before starting an NSAID though please consult your GP for contraindications for taking an NSAID such as Kidney disease or current GI ulceration. ...Read more
Can I take pain killer for my anal fissures to enable me to lie still for 2 hours of brain and orbital MRIs tomorrow? Or will it effect the scan?
Hello doc. I m hashim my leg and hand sometime gets pain wiyhout any reason it starts paining it doesn't stop untill I take pain killer I need advise?
Neuropathy: Pain medicines are never the answer for any chronic pain. You need to be fully evaluated by either a board certified neurologist, rheumatologist, orthopedist or pain physician. Your family doctor can recommend which physician to go to first. ...Read more
I am taking cephalexin 250mg 4x a day. Today is my last day. Can I take pain killer. Ex: tylenol (acetaminophen) or Advil or ibuprofen as my stitches will be removed.
Sure: They may not be as effective, though. But don't increase the dose... They are likely fine but may not be as effective. ...Read more
If you take pain killers regularly starting at a young age, will they continue to work later in life?
Not likely: Tolerance to the pain relieving effects of opiates is especially seen in younger patients. Getting off opiates sooner rather than later is best and your doctor should provide guidance. ...Read more
I get migraines very often and have to take pain killers. They last for about 2 to 4 days. What remedies do you recommend?
The left side of my body has been hurting and it won't stop even though I take pain killers and I can't eat right/ sleep right. What is happening,?
Dont know: This is a huge differential that requires md evaluation. See your doctor. ...Read more
Headaches wake me up at 4 in the morning and i have to take pain killers most of the time it does not go away. I also have headaches for several days.
Needs to be seen: Chronic headaches not responding to pain Ned's should be seen and evaluated. ...Read more
Yes: There is no contraindication to the use of analgesics with humira (adalimumab). ...Read more
Here are some ...: The pain over the kidney is oftentimes not related with kidney disorders, but is necessary to be evaluated so to identify what causes the pain. To do so, Doc need to analyze the info on its onset, degree, duration, interval, progress/evolution over time, conduct physical examination, and do tests such as UA, imaging studies such as CT scan, etc. to diduce possible Dx for reasonable Rx / care. ...Read more
I've been having severe headaches all day every day for over 3months. I take pain killers but they don't work. I don't take them everyday cos not good?
Neurological eval: I would encourage you to have the headaches medically evaluated. Severe, daily headaches for this period warrants assessment. Please let your personal physician know. ...Read more
Yes.: Using pain medication as indicated can be helpful for headache treatment. A prolonged headache, however, need to be evaluated by a trained healthcare professional. Unsanitary tattoo facilities can unfortunately casue a number medical conditions which would require a medical evaluation. ...Read more
Getting bad pains right side of chest kinda like its pulling. Above right boob. Last up to 10mins. But goes away when I take pain killers.?
Rarely occurring: my testis r not swelled, r not painful...it's the vas deference that is hurting. I take pain killers & take a rest the pain goes away?
Here are some ...: Any men with a highly variable onset, degree, duration, interval, resolution of testicular pain should be timely evaluated with detailing History as noted above + physical exam + timely testing + counseling so to deduce possible Dx for right Rx; of course, it's to make sure of no intermittent recurrent testicular torsion and detorsion. Not infreguently, few men may have suffered from such elusive. ...Read more
Maybe: If you have a block and use ice you might not need strong pain killers. ...Read more
Is they're anyway I can take pain killers or numbing cream for my vaginumus until I get it treated. Should I ask my doctor?
Need more info: When someone says they cannot take pain meds after wisdom teeth surgery this can mean several things. Some patients say they cannot swallow pills, or swallow because their mouth is numb. Others say they cannot take pain meds because they have nausea afterwards. Others may have a true allergy and cannot take the prescribed med. Your doc needs to know the reason why you cannot take the pain med. ...Read more
I was running and strained a muscle in my leg. Would it be okay to take pain killers an hour before I train for cross-country?
Could get more hurt: Unfortunately if you strained a muscle the best route to longterm running health is to give yourself adequate time to recover. Taking pain killers in order to train is likely to lead to more injury from overuse. Good luck with recovery, and remember that the first rule of training is to remain uninjured so that you can continue to train! ...Read more