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What pain reliever can I take for severe scoliosis?

What pain reliever can I take for severe scoliosis?

Non narcotic: Non narcotic pain relievers are best which include acetominophen and advil or Aleve (naproxen) at the recommneded doses on the bottle. If you need stronger medicines you need to consult with a physician. ...Read more

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Dr. Edward Hellman
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Abnormal Curvature Of The Spine (Definition)

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What pain killer can I take for worsening shoulder pain?

What pain killer can I take for worsening shoulder pain?

Shoulder Pain: Most common causes of shoulder pain are inflammation, SLAPS tears, Rotator Cuff tears, and shoulder dislocations. If you are having pain make an appointment to see an Orthopaedic shoulder surgeon for an examination and treatment options. Many times therapy, NSAIDS, pain medications, or a steroid injection can give you great relief. Ultram for pain works well. Take care, Joe Wilson. ...Read more

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Severe tailbone pain. What can I take for this?

Severe tailbone pain. What can I take for this?

Coccygodinia: Medical term for painful coccyx. Can be from trauma, infection, tumor, internal problem or a host of other reasons. Should be checked out. ...Read more

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I have a degenerative ankle which causes occasional severe pain. How often can I take opioids safely for pain?

I have a degenerative ankle which causes occasional severe pain. How often can I take opioids safely for pain?

Seldom: Opioids are not the first line nsaids like Naproxen etc are tried first if not helpful some nsaids may work better than other, then tramadol and acetaminophen. If opioid are used excessively often pain can be worse secondary to opioid induced hyperalgesia syndrome. You can also use Lidocaine patches or diclofenac patches to affected area. ...Read more

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What can I take for severe pain if allergic to percocet?

What can I take for severe pain if allergic to percocet?

Pain medication: There are many pain medications depends on each painful conditions. For nerve pain, we have anti-seizure medications, tca .... For muscle spasm, we have muscle relaxers such as cyclobenzaprine, tizanidine ... For inflammation, we have nsaids, steroids ... For general pain, we have tylenol, (acetaminophen) opiate. Percocet is a powerful opioid, but there are many other opioids. ...Read more

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What can I take to alleviate severe rectal pain for hours?

What can I take to alleviate severe rectal pain for hours?

Depend : Depends on the etiology (cause) of your pain...Having severe rectal pain is not normal, the most common cause is an anal fissure. Usually if you can keep your bowel movements soft, ( high fiber and plenty of fluids) and take a hot bath after bm these measures usually heal the fissure. If persist see a colon and rectal surgeon. ...Read more

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What can I take for sciatica pain?

Lots of options: Besides medication, I would also recommend physical therapy, lifestyle modifications and modalities such as TENS unit. Depending on the type of pain you have, NSAIDs, tylenol, (acetaminophen) and medications specifically for neuropathic pain may be helpful. The American Chronic Pain Association has a good section on medication and treatment as a patient resource. http://www.theacpa.org/treatments ...Read more

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If you suffer from abdominal pain and need to take a pain reliever, can you take motrin for a severe tailbone injury?

If you suffer from abdominal pain and need to take a pain reliever, can you take motrin for a severe tailbone injury?

Motrin: Motrin may actually aggravate stomach issues such as ulcers or reflux. Occasionally you can take a Pepcid (famotidine) to help prevent reflux but this has not been shown to prevent ulcers. ...Read more

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What pain relief can I take abroad?

What pain relief can I take abroad?

Any pain reliever: Medications can be taken with you evan if they require a prescription. Just make sure you take along the bottle with the prescription on it. ...Read more

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I'm 38 weeks pregnant and having severe sacroiliac joint pain. What causes this, and what can I do for relief so I can walk?

I'm 38 weeks pregnant and having severe sacroiliac joint pain. What causes this, and what can I do for relief so I can walk?

Limited options: The pelvic joints soften and flex to assist the baby to squeeze through the birth canal during labor, and it is likely that the baby has dropped down some putting more pressure on everything. You can try massage and warm baths, but you are not likely to see much improvement until you have the baby. ...Read more

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Diagnosed with a strained trapezius. Diazepam 5mg nocte and ibuprofen 800mg tds. Spasm pain still severe. What else can I do to relieve pain please?

Physical therapy.: Talk to your doctor about prescribing physical therapy. The therapists can utilize modalities, to improve your pain. Then they can give you stretching and strengthening exercises, that may alleviate your symptoms. ...Read more

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What can u take for severe muscle pain in ribs while pregnant?

What can u take for severe muscle pain in ribs while pregnant?

See physician please: Please see your physician to determine or confirm the cause of your pain... Acetaminophen may be the only pain medication allowed... Make sure that other potential causes of severe pain have been ruled out... ...Read more

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I'm allergic to ibuprofen and paracetamol. I have premenstrual cramps and severe migraine. What pain reliever should I take for migraine?

Big Question: Do you get migraines often or are they related to your cycle, without all this hard to say if associated with harmonal changes seek ur ob/gyn, if independent a neurologist or neuromuscular dentist should be able to help. ...Read more

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How can I cure severe knee pain, pain reliever not working! i can't move?

Get knee evaluated: The first thing you need to do is determine the cause of the knee pain. Is it arthritic inflammation or a tear, tendinitis or bursitis. Have it evaluated by a rheumatologist or orthopedist. ...Read more

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I have severe back pain what is better to take tramadol or flexeril (cyclobenzaprine hcl)?

Depends: depends on the etiology of the back pain. please see a physician for an examination to determine why you have back pain in the first place. ...Read more

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I am having severe nerve pain what can I take to releave the pain?

I am having severe nerve pain what can I take to releave the pain?

Neuropathy: Pain generated by nerve problems can be due to compressive lesion (radiculopathy or pinched nerve) or metabolic or immune nerve condition (neuropathy). This could be treated with medications like cymbalta, lyrica, (pregabalin) amitriptyline, nortriptyline, tegretol, and neurontin. Removing the offending problem should be the main goal. For example, in diabetic patients weight loss and strict sugar control. ...Read more

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Scoliosis (Definition)

An abnormal curvature of the spine or backbone in which part of the spine looks curved to ...Read more


Analgesic (Definition)

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