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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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Can't take the pain so taking meloxicam 15mg daily for my scoliosis for 3 yrs nw. tryng to conceive what pain reliever to use specialy when pregnant ?

Can't take the pain so taking meloxicam 15mg daily for my scoliosis for 3 yrs nw. tryng to conceive what pain reliever to use specialy when pregnant ?

Tylenol (acetaminophen): is safe for most women to take during pregnancy. Make sure to increase your fluid intake. Always ask your ob-gyn if you can take Tylenol (acetaminophen) or any other medications. ...Read more

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Is there any pain reliever for back pain for scoliosis for pregnant woman. I mean those we can maintain daily which for severe pain which can't harm?

Is there any pain reliever for back pain for scoliosis for pregnant woman. I mean those we can maintain daily which for severe pain which can't harm?

Appliance: Pregnant 24yo w. "severe" back pain & scoliosis seeks relief. Loose-ligament joints sublux. Sacroiliac joint, SIJ, subluxation attends pregnancy in women w. Hypermobility Syndrome & Andry Vleeming's studies have demonstrated that SIJ belts relieve back pain in pregnant women. Women w. Hypermobility Syndrome commonly have functional scoliosis that is present standing & absent prone. Gravity Rules! ...Read more

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Does a pain reliever cream wont give gastro problem unlike taking an oral NSAIDs? I have a very painful scoliosis and been taking NSAID for 2 years nw

Does a pain reliever cream wont give gastro problem unlike taking an oral NSAIDs? I have a very painful scoliosis and been taking NSAID for 2 years nw

NSAID cream effects: It depends on how much of the medication is absorbed into the blood and the base that the medication is in. It is possible to get as much NSAID into the blood with a cream as an oral NSAID. Then you could potentially have similar side effects. ...Read more

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What is congenital scoliosis?

What is congenital scoliosis?

Type of spine curve: There are multiple reasons for scoliosis &one is known as a congenital type which is when there is a deformity of the bones ( vertebra) of the spine that one is born with & leads to an early curvature of the spine. Some don't need surgery & others do. They tend to not respond to bracing & can be very progressive in terms of a rapidly worsening curve & may be associated with other medical issues. ...Read more

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What can I do about congenital scoliosis?

What can I do about congenital scoliosis?

Orthopedic follow up: Congenital scoliosis should be followed closely by an orthopedic doc that treats scoliosis. The issue is usually that one side of the spine grows faster than the other due to failure of one or more segments to separate or form. It progresses over time as the child grows. ...Read more

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Please explain if it is possible to correct congenital scoliosis thru minimally invasive method?

This depends how: Severe the scoliosis is. If it is mild, postural and bracing can help correct it slightly. However, if it is advanced, there is not much that can be done with minimally invasive procedures. ...Read more

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I'v a 10 yrs. Old daughter who has an s shape congenital scoliosis more than 45*, there was no noticable progress & no pain. What are the options?

Early and often care: Although there has been no progression yet, with your daughter at age 10 and either early in puberty or not even entering puberty yet, now is the time to be very aggressive about monitoring for changes and intervening early. This is not a little 10 degree curve - she is already at 45, and you don't want much progression before you would get agressive with early therapies. See spine doctor often! ...Read more

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Is it true that congenital scoliosis is life threatening?

Not typically: not typically. The two exception to that are if the curve has been allowed to progress to an exceptionally large degree that it effects lung or cardiac function, which is quite rare nowadays. Or two, if the patient has other associated conditions with the scoliosis such as congenital heart or kidney problems which can be seen in a small percentage of cases. ...Read more

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I have congenital scoliosis surgery question, any suggestions?

Yes: Yes you could see an orthopedic surgeon with a specialty for the treatment of scoliosis. Also, if you list your specific question on healthtap, i will try to look for it and answer it if i can. Thank you. ...Read more

Dr. Thomas Dowling
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