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Substitute for ibuprofen that doesn't cause inflammation in stomach?

Posted 6 Jan 2011 by hl4913 1 answer

I'm a 74 year old man who had a slipped epiphysis of both hips in 1950. The left hip required a cup arthroplasty. Since then I have had three hip replacements on the left side. I used aspirin in fairly high quantities to control pain from 1950 until about 8 years ago when an ulcer was ...

I have been prescribed 50 mg tramadol. Can I give that to my dog for his pain?

Posted 19 Jan 2018 by Nicoleburgess37 2 answers

I have been prescribed 50 mg tramadol for my pain. Can I give that to my dog for his pain. He is about 60 pounds so I believe I would give him half 25 mg?

How long for the tightness in my upper thigh to go away after a full hip replacement?

Posted 29 Jan 2018 by Tina V 0 answers

I am 48 and had a full hip replacement on Dec 27,2017 as an outpatient procedure. The success has been remarkable. I was able to walk without any support about a week after surgery. I did physical therapy for four weeks after and even my therapist said I was healing very quickly and my progress was ...

I am trying to lower my intake of tramadol. I am currently taking 350 mg a day, so one away from the

Posted 23 Jan 2018 by Mary Foley 1 answer

... max... I have been taking it for 10 years now, It was prescribed initially after a hip replacement that went wrong..Its help hugely with the pain, unfortunately I have had to increase the dose over the years to get the relief... Now it also has a positive effect on my mood and energy levels ...

Are there no non-opioid pain meds available anymore?

Posted 29 Nov 2017 by Carjar6 1 answer

I can't take NSAIDs,ibuprofen, Aleve because of a GO bled. I am having a hip replacement and I need to know if anything is available that is NOT OTC. My pain, I am told, Will be quite bad for several weeks. My pain tolerance is low and it's the holidays! So I need help.

Hip Revision Surgery?

Posted 2 Jan 2018 by Nick Melbourne 0 answers

I am 90 years old and I Had a Partial Hip Replacement(HEMIARTHROPLASTY) in1998.The Ball of the RHS femoral was smashed after a nasty fall.The Thompson?brand solid metal prosthesis was cemented in. It is called a “Moore’s” here in Australia.I managed reasonably OK with the pain on ...

What anesthesia drug or antibiotic could cause slight loss of pressure sensation?

Posted 29 Nov 2017 by MaryWV 0 answers

I had hip replacement surgery just over a month ago. Immediately after surgery I was aware of a partial body-wide loss of pressure sensation- a little like the feeling you have when novocaine hasn't completely worn off. It's everywhere: scalp, mouth, torso, and extremities. I'm not ...

I had my hip replacement surgery on10th April 2017,left the 19th but still having pains on my thigh?

Posted 22 Apr 2017 by Raymond 22 2 answers

I can not really move the nees i always have pains on my thigh.

Hip Replacement - Has anyone here had a hip revision because of the Stryker hip recall?

Posted 18 Sep 2017 by sspix 0 answers

I'm concerned because I've been told it's a much more difficult devise to remove than other hips. It was designed to stay in place better than other devices, so that makes it much harder to get out. My doctor admitted to me that he's had two failures (meaning wheelchairs for ...

Knee pain after total hip replacement?

Posted 7 Sep 2014 by scott1213 2 answers

When I go to bed my affected side of a total hip replacement causes me severe knee pain

Bouts of shivering (15 min) I am reducing prednisone?

Posted 12 Apr 2017 by rigsue 2 answers

I have been on prednisone for almost a year having started at 20mg. for Polymyalgia rhumatica. During this time I have had 2 hip replacements and have managed to reduce the prednisone as of a week and a half ago to 5mg. Its been a very slow reduction. This is the first time I have experienced this ...

Please give me some opinions on whether or not to get a hip replacement?

Posted 25 Mar 2017 by Starr0525 0 answers

am 20 years old I done a very stupid thing at 17 that resulted in breaking the femural neck in my hip. Now the ball of my hip is pretty much dead not exactly sure what the doctors are gonna do yet go back Tuesday. I honestly want a hip replacement. But I'm stunned and confused I'm not ...

What kind of medical conditions cause OS to refuse to perform hip replacement?

Posted 28 Jan 2017 by laughingranny 0 answers

For example…. narrowing of the arteries?

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