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Help I'm dying of pain. I've had front hip pain on and off for a year. Some days I'm fine other days I'm in severe pain...Vicodin and ibuprofen aren't?

Help I'm dying of pain. I've had front hip pain on and off for a year. Some days I'm fine other days I'm in severe pain...Vicodin and ibuprofen aren't?

Hip pain: You need to see an orthopedic surgeon and a Pain doctor. Medication management in the current toxic is going to be very difficult - the negative view on opioids that is being manifested prevents folks like you from getting proper care for pain. ...Read more

Ibuprofen (Definition)

Ibuprofen is a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (nsaid). It works by reducing hormones that cause inflammation and pain in the body. Ibuprofen is used to reduce fever and treat pain or inflammation caused by many conditions such as headache, toothache, back pain, arthritis, menstrual ...Read more


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Will ibuprofen 800mg make me sleepy taking them for hip pain I was born with spastic cerebral palsy?

Will ibuprofen 800mg make me sleepy taking them for hip pain I was born with spastic cerebral palsy?

IBP is an NSAID &z: -should have no effect on your sleep. @ that dose, B sure your stomach can tolerate it. Also you should check with your MD about it also that is the max dose/24hrs. ...Read more

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Hip pain radiating into groin left hip he of osteoarthritis knees and back. How to relieve pain ? Allergic to ibuprofen

Hip pain radiating into groin left hip he of osteoarthritis knees and back. How to relieve pain ? Allergic to ibuprofen

See ortho: In the meanwhile, tell me what kind of reaction you had to ibuprofen so that I can give you other option in relieving your pain. Most people can tolerate Celebrex (celecoxib) with a history of NSAID reactions but it is likely to be more expensive. ...Read more

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Does naproxen work any better than ibuprofen or alieve to alleviate back and hip pain? Why does my back/hip pain allternate from one side to the other

Does naproxen work any better than ibuprofen or alieve to alleviate back and hip pain? Why does my back/hip pain allternate from one side to the other

Personal: For reasons that are not very well understood diff people respond diff to diff anti-inflammatories. While one person may get relief from one, another may get almost no benefit and relief from the other. As to why your pain alternates that is very diff to answer without more info, but often if we have pain we favor one side & overuse the other. As one side gets better the other hurts. ...Read more

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19yo F: Chiro believes left hip pain & weakness from bursitis(horse rider w/ many falls). Ibuprofen & ice=no help. Best form of treatment? How to DX?

Followup: If it does not get better, consider seeing a medical doctor in followup. Hip bursitis can cause pain but usually not weakness. A sciatica can cause similar symptoms as well. A detailed exam and possibly an MRI will confirm the correct diagnosis and let you know the best treatment options. ...Read more

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I've been taking ibprofen for hip pain / sore muscles can I assume there is inflamation and how long should I keep taking them until pain goes away?

I've been taking ibprofen for hip pain / sore muscles can I assume there is inflamation and how long should I keep taking them until pain goes away?

Not always the right: Assumption. C an Ortho & get an exam & possible imaging. Once U have a diagnosis, follow his/her plan of care. ...Read more

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Heavy pain left calf and shin. Doc gave me steroid shot left hip. Pain subsided. Now pain in left heal/bottom of foot. What can cause this?

The shot... maybe: If, in the process of injecting your hip, the tip of the needle touched the sciatic nerve, that would explain referred pain in your heel and foot. If this is the case, it should resolve over time. I would certainly report this new finding to the doctor who gave you the shot. Hope this helps. Feel better! ...Read more

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Heavy pain in left calf and shin, deep inside leg. Doctor gave me steroid shot in left hip. Pain stopped in 3 days. Heal/bottom foot now herts?

It is possible: You were applying to much stress to the foot due to your original pain and as a result developed plantar fascitiis. But my recommendation would be to follow up with thet doctor who gave you the shot. ...Read more

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I have a friend who is saying that she is feeling sharp pains around the hip area and is starting to get a sharp pain 4mg of Advil (ibuprofen)

I have a friend who is saying that she is feeling sharp pains around the hip area and is starting to get a sharp pain 4mg of Advil (ibuprofen)

If : If your friend is still dealing with hip pain then she should see a doctor. If she was in an accident, fell, or suffered trauma for any reason then she could be dealing with muscle pain, or even a fracture. A detailed history, physical, and diagnostic testing which may include an x-ray are in order. In the meantime over the counter advil or tylenol (acetaminophen) may help, follow the instructions on the package for dosage information. ...Read more

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Hip Pain (Definition)

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