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What can I do for a stabbing and tense pain in my back?

What can I do for a stabbing and tense pain in my back?

stretches: Try some stretches, if that doesn't help, you can take some Ibuprofen (assuming you don't have other medial issues). Overall, give it some time. ...Read more

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Back Pain (Definition)

Pain in the back is a symptom that can be due to a number of causes including musculoskeletal or neurological problems or due to problems ...Read more


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What can I do for pain in my lower abdomen?

What can I do for pain in my lower abdomen?

See your doctor: Cause of pain must be diagnosed before it can be treated. Take a laxative if it is due to constipation. ...Read more

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What should I do to help relieve some of my severe lower back pain?

What should I do to help relieve some of my severe lower back pain?

Prolotherapy: This could be ligament sprain and lumbar instability and it causes the sever low back pain. A prolotherapist could help you. Find one near you at www.Getprolo.Com or www.Aaomed.Org. Or www.Proloshot.Com. ...Read more

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What can I do for the pain in my right ankle?

What can I do for the pain in my right ankle?

Get diagnosed first: There are a number of things that can cause pain in the ankles. This is a very nonspecific symptom. I recommend that someone pain in the ankles should be seen by orthopedic foot and ankle surgeon for a definitive diagnosis so that appropriate treatment can be started. You can find one in your area at www.Aofas.Org. ...Read more

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What can I do for sore back and arm in pain for.Week.Now help x?

What can I do for sore back and arm in pain for.Week.Now help x?

See Doctor: If this came on suddenly without a traumatic incident i would treat with advil (ibuprofen) for a few days, but if there is no improvement in a week you should get help from a pain specialist. Could be as simple as a strain, but could be more serious, . ...Read more

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What can I do for severe lower back pain?

What can I do for severe lower back pain?

Spineuniverse.com: Look up the above address and find flexion exercises for the low back. Do these gently. Williams flexion exercises help people greatly with low back pain. See your family md for evaluation and assistance if it can't be better with conservative treatment. Try nsaids, rest, and ice or heat. ...Read more

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What can I do for aches and pain in my breast?

What can I do for aches and pain in my breast?

Get a physical: At age 42 (especially a female) recommend seeing a doctor first, rule out anything serious that needs to be dealt with right away. If nothing serious found, then can deal with it from there. ...Read more

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What can I do to relieve the pain I have in my shoulders, and biceps?

What can I do to relieve the pain I have in my shoulders, and biceps?

Need More Info: Please state the circumstances surrounding your pain-what you do to aggrevate, the character or the pain-aching, burning, stabbing, radiation (does it seem to move), what relieves it if anything, how long have you had it, were there injuries associated with the pain. Thanks! ...Read more

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Constant pain in my appendix. What can I do for this?

Eval: If you know this is your appendix, you should get evaluated asap. You don't want to have a ruptured appendix .... This is a surgical emergency. If you are just having GI pain, talk to your doctor about an eval. Monitor your symptoms like what makes it better and worse. ...Read more

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What can I do for this pain in my neck after stretching?

What can I do for this pain in my neck after stretching?

See Doctor: First try nsaids like ibuprofen, aleve and you can even add some tylenol (acetaminophen) to help with pain. Ice the area for 20 min at a time and see if these help reduce the pain. If this persists longer than a few days, consider seeing your doctor for stronger medications to help. Typically most people get better within a few weeks of an injury. If not better consider further imaging studies to evaluate. ...Read more

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What can I do to relieve pain in my heels?

What can I do to relieve pain in my heels?

Combo treatment. : If you have plantar fasciitis, and hurt most with the first few steps in the morning, the more you can do together, the better: #1: supportive shoes. #2: firm inserts or orthotics. #3: oral antiinflammatories (check with your doctor). #4: stretching your foot and calf. #5: icing (10 min at a time). You may also need physical therapy or cortisone injections. ...Read more

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What can I do for back pain?

What can I do for back pain?

Back pain: The best way to know how to relieve back pain is to determine the cause. This requires medical evaluation. In the meantime, there are many options. Stretching, heat from a shower or heating pad (be careful to avoid getting burned), massage, manipulation/ alignment & acupuncture are some of those. Physical therapy, surgery & medications (i.e. NSAID's or muscle relaxants) are sometimes advised. ...Read more

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What can I do for back pain?

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Gently stretch: apply cold packs or ice bags to painful areas, take NSAIDs OTC or Tylenol (acetaminophen) and see your PCP for evaluation, tests and treatment plan. ...Read more

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What can I do for this pain in right lower leg? Any help?

What can I do for this pain in right lower leg? Any help?

Go to Pharmacy: More information is needed to answer this question. Generally the local pharmacy has over the counter pain medications that are safe to use. Perhaps a stop at the pharmacy will help you decide on a diagnosis and treatment plan to get you feeling better. Pharmacists are available for free consultations and advice every day. This will help direct you on best next steps prior to a doctor visit. ...Read more

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I have a sharp pain in my left hip they put me on naproxen but the pain is still there what can I do or take for the pain to go away?

I have a sharp pain in my left hip they put me on naproxen but the pain is still there what can I do or take for the pain to go away?

Other Meds/PT: Hip pain may respond to Lidoderm patches (numbs the area), physical therapy, injections, stronger pain killers such as opiates, tens unit, massage, etc. Discuss with pcp, pain specialists, sport medicine physician, or orthopedist. ...Read more

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What can I do for my pain in my left knee?

What can I do for my pain in my left knee?

Ice.: Ice the knee for 20 minutes at a time, 3-4 times per day. Also, if you can take an over the counter anti-inflammatory medication, like aleve, (naproxen) it should help. ...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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I have chronic prostatitis with neck, leg and back pain. What can I do for the pain?

I have chronic prostatitis with neck, leg and back pain. What can I do for the pain?

Back pain; prostate: Is your prostate just enlarged, or have u been diagnosed with prostate cancer? If the prostate is just enlarged/chronically inflamed, treating those conditions will help alleviate pain. If cancer that has spread, an oncologist can offer options for treatment & pain relief. So, need to see urologist or oncologist depending on situation. ...Read more

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What can I do for siatic nerve pain in my lower back?

What can I do for siatic nerve pain in my lower back?

Confirm sciatica 1st: Is the best thing you can do. You're 23 years-old & the last thing you want is to walk around with the wrong (?Self) diagnosed problem. There are multiple causes for "sciatica" & finding the root of that cause will guide the best treatment option. Treatment usually consists of physical therapy, hep, anti-inflammatory/analgesics, various injections, & surgery when refractory or advanced. ...Read more

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How can I get relief for nerve pain in my feet?

Find cause: I suggest you consult with a podiatrist. You need to know the cause before you treat this. ...Read more

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Dr. Qamar Khan
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Pain In The Back (Definition)

Pain in the back = dorsalgia = discomfort of any ...Read more