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Severe pain in side of knee ok when resting having problems getting up and up off toilet any ideas thanks?

Severe pain in side of knee ok when resting having problems getting up and up off toilet any ideas thanks?

Possible osteoarthri: This could be osteoarthritis which basically a wear and tear issue with joints. The chance of getting osteoarthritis increases with age and depends on a lifetime of joint use. This is actually quite common and we have treatments for this like over the counter Naproxen (Aleve). But I would suggest you speak with your doctor to determine how best to help you and see if this osteoarthritis. ...Read more

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What does severe pain in side of mouth, lump on throat and chin mean?

What does severe pain in side of mouth, lump on throat and chin mean?

Time to see Doctor: Pain with swelling / swollen areas are not a good combination. It should be examined by a dentist, primary doc, or urgent care doc soon. ...Read more

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Best possible treatment fr herniated disk at the back with severe pain?

Best possible treatment fr herniated disk at the back with severe pain?

Needs evaluation 1st: If you've had the proper evaluation, been through physical therapy, medications to control pain, etc....and you are now bedbound and immobile with pain and maybe even some leg muscle weakness....time for surgery. Otherwise, I would continue to do things conservatively, try aquatherapy, water jogging, stretching, yoga, massages, etc. ...Read more

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I have a severe pain from what seems like a corn under my right feets top tow thump area...Kindly help with the treatment?

I have a severe pain from what seems like a corn under  my right feets top tow thump area...Kindly help with the treatment?

Trimming callus: Try self-trimming the callus if you do not have any medical history that can complicate your self treatment. If trimming of callus with file or emory board does not help, you may have a plantar wart or other pathology. See a doctor for a referral to either a dermatologist or podiatrist. Hope that helps. ...Read more

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Treatment for severe pain prolapsed hemorrhoid?

Treatment for severe pain prolapsed hemorrhoid?

Hemorroids: Exam under anesthesia, the first part of rectal surgery when non-operative care isn't working. While you are comfortable under ga your surgeon examines the rectum. Prolapsing hemorrhoids are surgically treatable. Be well. ...Read more

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I've just had a gastroscopy for coeliac. Showed gastritis. Bloated and severe stitch pain in side. Sometimes pain / burning under ribs. Please help!

I've just had a gastroscopy for coeliac. Showed gastritis. Bloated and severe stitch pain in side. Sometimes pain / burning under ribs. Please help!

Gastritis: Celiac disease is not diagnosed by gastroscopy since it involves the small intestines and not the upper GI tract. You problem appears to be from inflammation in the stomach which may be associated with H pylori infection, NSAIDs intake etc. It is best for you to consult your doctor or see a GI specialist to get a more focused diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more

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Severe stabbing pain in side of left hand. Think i put pressure on my elbow to cause this, but the intense pain is in the lft. Hand on the pinkie side?

Severe stabbing pain in side of left hand. Think i put pressure on my elbow to cause this, but the intense pain is in the lft. Hand on the pinkie side?

Family practice: You may have injured your ulnar nerve near your elbow. Sometimes just leaning on your constantly can do it. Wear an elbow pad. See your dr , sometimes surgery is performed to transposition it under the muscle. ...Read more

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Blood w/clots in urine for weeks, comes&goes. Pain in side=severe, no pain/burn with urination. Nausea&severe dizziness. No insurance, no money.

Blood w/clots in urine for weeks, comes&goes. Pain in side=severe, no pain/burn with urination. Nausea&severe dizziness. No insurance, no money.

Kidney stones-see MD: community clinics or Catholic hospital clinic should be able to treat you.Did you try to get Obama care? Drink plenty of water which could flush small stones. Go to ER. ...Read more

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Had negative CT w/ contrast for abdo pain 3 days ago. Still groin pain after bm. Bouts of severe nausea. Bad pain in side by middle ribs. No diarrhea/vomiting. Feel fine otherwise. What could it be?

Had negative CT w/ contrast for abdo pain 3 days ago. Still groin pain after bm. Bouts of severe nausea. Bad pain in side by middle ribs. No diarrhea/vomiting. Feel fine otherwise. What could it be?

Further tests: Unexplained pain is a matter to be taken seriously. A negative ct while somewhat reassuring should not be the only test done if no satisfactory explanation has been found. Work with your doctor and possibly seek consultation with specialist. ...Read more

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Could you tell me an alternative treatments for severe pain when afraid of opiates?

Could you tell me an alternative treatments for severe pain when afraid of opiates?

Combo: Many patients with severe chronic pain require a combination of meds (non-opioid). Examples may be nsaids like Naproxen or toradol, membrane stabilizers like gabapentin, some anti-depressant meds and topical meds like Lidoderm patches all depending on cause of pain. These patients may benefit from interventional pain procedures, biofeedback, cognitive therapy, exercise therapy and more... ...Read more

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I have a severe pain in my left leg when I walk. Is there a natural therapy for this?

I have a severe pain in my left leg when I walk. Is there a natural therapy for this?

Yes: If what you describe is claudication, then yes. Regular supervised exercise (walking) has been shown to increase the distance claudicants can walk before pain sets in. Otherwise, if you have pain at rest or a wound which will not heal, then treatment for the poor circulation is recommended. ...Read more

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I have interstitial cystitis and I have tried all the regular treatments including diet. I am in severe pain all the time. What can I do?

I have interstitial cystitis and I have tried all the regular treatments including diet. I am in severe pain all the time. What can I do?

See pelvic pain: Specialist. It's possible you may have concomitant problems like ibs or endometriosis or pelvic floor dysfunction. There r several more meds and diet is not just tried - u have to stay with it. ...Read more

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Should I have massage therapy with an undiagnosed shoulder injury, severe pain & weakness of arm?

Should I have massage therapy with an undiagnosed  shoulder injury, severe pain & weakness of arm?

Probably not: While massage therapy can be quite helpful in some patients, your pain and weakness is worrisome, and you need to have a complete workup. Your doctor may want you to have MRI studies of your brain, cervical spine and shoulder. If, after a complete work-up there is nothing serious found, then you can go back to massage therapy. ...Read more

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