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Will Endone Numb Tattoo Pain
Tattoos on your breasts, or elsewhere, will not have any effect on your pregnancy or on breastfeeding your new baby. It may not be a good idea to get a new tattoo during pregnancy or while breastfeeding, because of the small risk of infection from the small breaks in the skin that ...Read more
I have 6mm protruding disc abutting take off right s1 nerve root no relief from cortizone (hydrocortisone) injection nsaids tramadol or endone?
I'm having a very painful injection in my toe soon. Will emla (lidocaine and prilocaine) cream would work to numb it?
Don't do it: Vicodin is a controlled substance and you'd be self-administering without a physician's permission, which is still illegal and probably rightly so. If you do this sort of thing casually, you're inviting addiction to creep up on yourself. Your artist may have a topical anesthetic gel, or you can embrace the total experience, including the pain. ...Read more
Herniated disc, severe back pain, no nerv siatica,Took antinfla. and muscle relax.pills. After 4 week , no pain but my big toe is numb,what to do?
Numb big toe: Sound like your L5/S1 disc is involved if you are getting numbness in your big toe. A neuropathic med like gabapentin, lyrica, (pregabalin) etc. may help with numbness. Your L5 nerve root is affected. Might benefit from a selective nerve root block of your L5 nerve root with some steroid like dexamethasone, celestone, etc. Physical therapy may help your back symptoms too. ...Read more
Severe shooting pain in teeth after zoom whitening about 4 hours ago. Nsaids and even vicodin do not relieve the pain. What else can I try?
Zoom whitening: It is not unusual to have pain after the zoom whitening procedure. This can last up to 24 hours after the procedure, especially if you have gum recession or sensitive teeth to begin with. Keep taking the nsaids. Stay away from anything that makes it worse like cold or hot. Id the pain persists beyond 24 hours, askmyour dentist about mi paste in trays. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Left leg numb 2 months pain management dr is doing lumbar transforaminal epidurall steroid injection in a week and 2nd in oct. said will fix nerve?
Is genitofemoral nerve block injection given at spinal cord?Pain management doc says it will b performed under anaesthesia, afterwards it hurts lot?
Generally No : Genitofemoral nerve block is a peripheral nerve and it's innervation (where it gets it's feeling from) is at the L1 and L2 spinal nerve levels. Typically the block is done at the peripheral level in the lower abdomen/pelvic area next to the pubic bone. Sometimes when this technique provides short term benefit, another injection may be performed at the spinal nerve levels to get relief. ...Read more
Post C-section will it pain full for 6 months.? How incision will feel will it feel cutting pain.? Or in general like just pain.?
Pain improves.: You should not experience pain during your c-section. Afterward you will have pain for 4-6 weeks. This may be a sharp or burning pain. It should slowly resolve over that time. Some people continue to have a tingling or numb sensation at the site of their incision. This may take longer to resolve. ...Read more
Not usually: Epidural pain relief for labor is intentionally kept on the lighter side, so that ideally the mother can move easily and sometimes even walk around. Lighter pain relief also enables her to push effectively when the time comes. If a c-section is needed, then the epidural is dosed at a higher level to provide complete relief of pain. Talk to the anesthesiologist for more information. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I am on day 7 of the esi injection for 2 pinched nerves, and a hernatied disk. Still have burning pain in legs, ankle, thigh.
When will pain go away?
Will a shot in my neck help with a pinch nerve. I'm already on fentanyl pain patch and Dilaudid 8mg for CMT back pain. Pain meds does not help with th?
Pain in the neck: what you need is a diagnosis and a program of physical therapy. Recent study showed that UNDERSTANDING the pain source helps with proper PT. you can check out my cervical exercises at www.grossaninstitute.com but first fully understand what your problem is and follow exercise program by a physical therapist. ...Read more
Will a one time IM injection of toradol stop costochondritis...or will pain return when toradol wear off?
IM Toradol benefits: Hopefully all you will need is 1 IM dose of Toradol (30mg vs 60mg) to keep costochondritis symptoms at bay. Find that Toradol works well for symptoms which are "caught early". Hopefully that was your case. If it does wear off say after 2-3 weeks of >50% relief of symptoms, then you may benefit from short term oral NSAID (as long as your kidney function is good). Tricky area for topical meds. ...Read more
Husband has herniated disc,on 4 pain meds,had injections,still serve pain.cant see surgeon til feb. Anything else that might ease pain?
Herniated disc: If medications, injections, rest, heat/ice, and physical therapy have been tried, but severe pain still persists, seeing an otlrthopedic spine surgeon or neurosurgeon is critical. This is especially true if there is associated pain, numbess or weakness that radiates to either foot, bowel or bladder dysfunction, or groin numbness. Recommend MRI and eval with surgeon if symptoms present for >4 weeks ...Read more