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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'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

Analgesic (Definition)

An analgesic is any member of the group of drugs used to ...Read more


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I take pain killer a lot for my migraine (profeen) so I can't sleep well. Can you help please?

I take pain killer a lot for my migraine (profeen) so I can't sleep well. Can you help please?

Suggestions: A "pain killer" for migraine, can backfire, and not only cause side effects, but promote additional headaches, a pattern causing chronic daily headaches. Far better, try prevention by using OTC approaches, such as riboflavin, butterbur, feverfew, and Co-Q10. ...Read more

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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 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?

Musculoskeletal pain: Yes you should be able absent a specific contraindication be able to take an additional analgesic assuming the diagnosis is based on an adequate examination;try paracetamol/acetaminophen ...Read more

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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

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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?

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

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Can I take pain killers that are expired (2-6 months)?

Can I take pain killers that are expired (2-6 months)?

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

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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

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What are the sidafect if u take pain. Killers and antibiotics?

Depends: Depends on the painkiller and the antibiotic. For the most part there are very few interactions between pain medication and antibiotics. ...Read more

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I get migraines very often and have to take pain killers. They last for about 2 to 4 days. What remedies do you recommend?

Prevention: The Best approach is to avoid triggers such as light, heat, stress, certain foods. A prevention could be topamax, (topiramate) Propranolol or botox. ...Read more

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Can you take pain killers while taking humira (adalimumab)?

Yes: There is no contraindication to the use of analgesics with humira (adalimumab). ...Read more

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I feel pain around the kidney area when I take pain killers, is this kidney damage or what?

I feel pain around the kidney area when I take pain killers, is this kidney damage or what?

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

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Can I take pain killers for cystitis in the bladder?

Can I take pain killers for cystitis in the bladder?

IS IT PRESCRIBED ?: It may help along with antibiotics but is it prescribed or do you just have some left over from something else? Speak with your physician to make sure it is alright. Also, depends on what pain killers you mean like otc or narcotic? ...Read more

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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?

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

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Can u take pain killers after getting a tattoo done for headaches?

Can u take pain killers after getting a tattoo done for headaches?

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

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I have a pain in my right side of my stomach can I take pain killers to help with the pain?

I have a pain in my right side of my stomach can I take pain killers to help with the pain?

See a doctor: Pain killers mask pain and that is your body telling you something is wrong. Get a proper diagnosis from your doctor and she will run the tests needed or start you on the correct medication. Avoid alcohol and pain pills as they cause stomach pain as a side effect. ...Read more

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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.?

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.?

Right sided c/p: Could be gallbladder, or musculoskeletal. In any male we always worry about the heart even if it is right side, could also be lung or blood clot in lung or liver issue. You need to follow up today with doctor urgent care ...Read more

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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

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Can you lose bowel control if take pain killers?

Can you lose bowel control if take pain killers?

Bowel control: Not usually unless you have a seizure from overdosing. Constipation is usually the order of the day. ...Read more

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I am having a ganglion cyst removed from my wrist. Will I have to take pain killers?

Maybe: If you have a block and use ice you might not need strong pain killers. ...Read more

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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?

Yes: You can use orajel type of medication that may help. But i strongly recommend seeing your doctor and getting pelvic floor physical therapy which can help with the involuntary spasms of the pelvic muscles which make this condition worse. Good luck. I'll pray for your healing! ...Read more

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I am getting my wisdom teeth and I can't take pain killers. Help.

I am getting my wisdom teeth and I can't take pain killers. Help.

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

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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

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Can I take pain killers for menstrual cramps? I'm concerned I will get addicted to them next time I feel cramps, so have never taken them before

Depends: Some pain meds have an addictive potential (opiates) and some do not (ibuprofen). This is something you can review with your doc. ...Read more

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