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I'm in such excruciating pain it's unbelievable! help please!?

I'm in such excruciating pain it's unbelievable! help please!?

If pain is : Intolerable then you may need emergency room evaluation. I am sorry but without more information - can not make provide a more specific response. If there is more specific information that you desire then please re-ask question with specifics. Take care. ...Read more

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Back pain pain management. Any help/thoughts?

Back pain pain management. Any help/thoughts?

Back pain: The back pain can be caused by muscle strain, spinal stenosis, ruptured disc, nerve impingement ... The treatment depends on the cause of the pain. It might include physical therapy, exercise, medication, accupunture, chiropractic therapy, injection ... If your pain persists, you should seek help from a pain management doctor. You might benefit from a comprehensive evaluation and treatment. ...Read more

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Need toothache pain relief pain killers aren't working in a lot of pain missed worked?

Need toothache pain relief pain killers aren't working in a lot of pain missed worked?

Not DIY: face it, the only one that can help you is a Dentist. You are trying to treat a virulent infection with a pain killer. Stop looking for a miracle and make appointment with Dentist now. ...Read more

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Chest pain back pain. 17. Im thinking its costochondritis?

Chest pain back pain. 17. Im thinking its costochondritis?

Always possible: Costochondritis is always possible given your age. It will be uncommon to cause back pain, though. If you have a clearly delineated area where by just pressing lightly you can reproduce or worsen the pain, your pain is most likely musculoskeletal. Otherwise would suggest seeing your doc for a detailed exam and diagnosis. ...Read more

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Long-time sufferer of joint pain. In horrible pain physically and mentally, help?

Long-time sufferer of joint pain. In horrible pain physically and mentally, help?

Acupuncture: Please consider exploring acupuncture. It is effective for many types of pain and can also be very beneficial with mental health issues. I am a psychiatrist and i perform acupuncture on many of my patients. ...Read more

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Could emotional pain put weigh physical pain?

Out weigh?: Sometimes emotional pain outweighs physical pain and at other times vice versa. ...Read more

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Intense pain in middle of pelvic area. Not constant, stabbing pain every 3-4 minutes, pain so bad it makes me feel like I'm going to vomit.

Pelvic pain: may be indicative of many things. The best way to figure out is to have a proper history taken by one our doctors on healthtap or a visit to your doctor in person. Cramping associated with your menstrual cycle is common cause of mild cyclical pain. ...Read more

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Constant chest pain ?Off/on pain killers keep at bay

Constant chest pain ?Off/on pain killers keep at bay

See your doctor: Could be a problem with skin, nerves, muscle, shoulder, lung, heart, or stomach. See your doctor for a more thorough history, physical exam and further evaluation. If you sleep on your stomach you could have a neck strain that radiates pain to the chest or arm. Get checked out just to make sure. ...Read more

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Tendonitis of the knee pain increasing no pain killers anti flam meds working wearing knee brace pain travelling down leg now ?

Tendonitis of the knee pain increasing no pain killers anti flam meds working wearing knee brace pain travelling down leg now  ?

Might need to see Dr: There are many causes of knee pain. Tendinitis generally doesnt respond to medications. A physiotherapist might be helpful re your bracing. Suggest get it checked if worsening. Here is a generic article on knee pain see if any fit to discuss with your doctor: http://patient.info/doctor/knee-assessment ...Read more

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Really bad shooting leg/hip pain after injection in hip?

Common after inject: Some pain is expected after cortisone injections, but most are mild. Some may have worse pain shortly after injection is done for couple of days..In rare case, pain can be severe. If worsening swelling, redness, much reduced range of motion, fever etc....Please consult your doc asap as there is a possibility of infection..A rare but dreaded complication of joint injection...Good luck. ...Read more

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Mood swings, anxiety not sleeping headaches neck pain sever cramping of stomach bowle?

Mood swings, anxiety not sleeping headaches neck pain sever cramping of stomach bowle?

That's a lot!: Sounds like a lot of the physical symptoms that can occur with stress. If you are not typically an anxious person and are under a lot of stress right now, see your doctor to discuss medications and counseling. If you have these symptoms and your life is calm and you can identify nothing to cause it, see your doctor to have blood work and exam done. ...Read more

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Severe, shooting throbbing pain in left hip radiating into knee/calf for 7 mon. Almost unbearable when standing or walking. No pain when seated. Help!

Severe, shooting throbbing pain in left hip radiating into knee/calf for 7 mon. Almost unbearable when standing or walking. No pain when seated. Help!

Evaluate Low Back: If you are not improving have your doctor order a lumbar spine mri. Many times a herniated disc in the back can cause leg 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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Sciatica pain 8wks severe muscle spasms thigh and calf no foot reflex. what pain relief?. codeine,naproxen tramadol paracetamol endep (amitriptyline) no effect

Cause???: you have to find out what is causing the damage to your S1 nerve. your wasting your time with just symptomatic therapy, have to get to the root of the cause. pinched nerve due to disk? periformis syndrome?? neuropathy?? ...Read more

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Sharp sudden pain lwr r abodmen + lwr back.Fever, nause, vominting, oxycodone not working w/ pain, can't walk+sleep, lost appetite. What can this be? Help?

Ovarian cyst, GI eme: Given your age, and the location of the pain, a gynecological cause (such as ovarian cyst or torsion) is a possibility, though you could also have a GI emergency. I would recommend seeing an md in an urgent care clinic for exam and possible imaging if this problem has not resolved by now. ...Read more

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Having pain Achilles heel pain hurts dull pain can't walk no injury so what could b causing this awful pain?

Having pain Achilles heel pain hurts dull pain can't walk no injury so what could b causing this awful pain?

Spur, tendonitis: Can be achilles tendonitis, heel spur or bony prominence called haglunds deformity. Is there only pain with shoes or any time when walking even without shoes? This may help in determining cause. ...Read more

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Help please! i'm having knee injury- knee lock + intermittent dull pain and sharp pain?

Help please! i'm having knee injury- knee lock + intermittent dull pain and sharp pain?

Depends: If the knee truly locks (i.e. It's in a fixed position and you literally can't straighten it), then you should see an orthopedist as soon as possible since it could be a bucket handle meniscus tear, which is considered somewhat of an emergency. Other than that, if the knee is just catching than it could be any number of things such as cartilage injury/tear, ligament injury, arthritis, etc. ...Read more

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I've have been having intermittent knee pain when sleeping. It awakens me from sleep, severe pain when straightening or bending my knee.

I've have been having intermittent knee pain when sleeping. It awakens me from sleep, severe pain when straightening or bending my knee.

? meniscus tear: At your age most commonly that story sounds like a meniscus tear. You need to be evaluated by an orthopedic surgeon and have a physical exam and if your physical exam is consistent with the meniscus tear, an MRI will be ordered and you will know your diagnosis. ...Read more

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I am suffering from intense headaches from past 5 years.No pain killer reduces my pain .Pain continues 24/7.Mostly it gets intense in evening.

I am suffering from intense headaches from past 5 years.No pain killer reduces my pain .Pain continues 24/7.Mostly it gets intense in evening.

See doctor: For such symptoms you really need an evaluation. You need to find the reason for these headaches. See the doctor ...Read more

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Constant body pain teeth headaches back and rib pain nothing is helping relieve any pain plz help?

Constant body pain teeth headaches back and rib pain nothing is helping relieve any pain plz help?

Sorry to say but you: -need a complete workup by an internist, and an oral surgeon. This will most likely include appsychological workup. ...Read more

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Can anxiety / panic attacks cause leg pain , pelvic pain (right side) hip pain & side of waist ? It seems to happen when i get anxious !

Can anxiety / panic attacks cause leg pain , pelvic pain (right side) hip pain & side of waist ? It seems to happen when i get anxious !

Panic can manifest: In many ways and magnify small symptoms into big ones. Please have your doc examine you to rule out underlying medical conditions and then see a mental health professional who specializes in panic attacks. They are very treatable. Qigong, yoga, breathing exercises, meditation are also useful tools to empower you. Peace and good health. ...Read more