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Stiff/sore neck, very hard time looking up and down? Won't go away?

Posted 9 Mar 2015 by nlawson567 4 answers

Yesterday in the middle of the day I noticed my neck was stiff and very sore. Especially the very back of the neck, from the base of my skull all the way down to my shoulder. It's very hard to touch my chin to my chest, I can feel my muscle straining and it feels painful. It also hurts to look ...

Postherpetic Neuralgia - Medicinal Marijuana effective for PHN pain?

Posted 1 Jul 2012 by TangoAnn 6 answers

The initial outbreak of shingles I had was accompanied by viral meningitis which was diagnosed vy a spinal draw and brain scan. It's now been 17 months that i have been challenged with PHN in mid-section area for which I have tried Cymbalta, Lyrica, Vicodin, Tramadol, Gabapentin, acupuncture, ...

Is leg swelling typical with neuropathy?

Posted 5 May 2011 by ludlow49 2 answers

I have had neuropathy in both legs from the knees down for over two years as a result of bacterial meningitis. Recently, both of my calves started swelling and now my ankles are swelling as well. My doctor has me on Potassium and lasix and it does help a good bit, but it does not get rid of it. Is ...

Please provide the Meropenem/Meronem injection price in Indian rupees for 1gm?

Posted 29 Oct 2009 by anand_scarlet 3 answers

Please provide the Meropenem/Meronem injection price in Indian rupees for 1gm

Can Penicillin Vk 500mg tablets(white oval S21) be cut in 1/2?

Posted 23 Dec 2010 by sunshine45 2 answers

Can Penicillin Vk 500mg tablets (white oval S51) be cut in 1/2? 250mg can be taken per dose. There's no line on the tablet, but I'm pretty sure they're not time released. I'm taking them for a sinus infection/upper respitory track infection.

Pain - Can Bariatric patients take Exalgo, (extended release hydromorphone)?

Posted 27 Jul 2012 by Billsforpills 3 answers

I am a post roux-en-y Bariatric patient. I've lost almost 90 pounds since and I'm now a normal weight. Four years ago, I got meningitis and now have a pain disorder and severe migraines that require dilaudid injections (6mg IM with 50mg promethazine IM) that my PMS prescribes for me. She ...

Seeking disability benefits for nerve damage/meningitis - Can anyone explain back pay?

Posted 1 Aug 2012 by Billsforpills 3 answers

I experience extreme chronic pain and migraines since a bout with meningitis. I lost my job as a math teacher and we have drained our savings trying to live off just one income. I've been denied so many times and my med lists make grown men cry. Hopefully, we will get approval after a hearing ...

How compare between imipenem and meropenem?

Posted 4 Feb 2011 by saf saf 1 answer

Could we use a combination between antiviral and antibacterial drugs as a treatment?

Posted 27 Dec 2012 by nouraldeen 1 answer

because we need a time may 1 to 2 days or more to detect detect the infectious agent... so as first line treatment of severe infection like bronchitis or meningitis ... could we use the combination between antiviral and antibacterial agent ??

I got meningitis 2 days following a decadron epidural steroid injection. Has anyone else ever had?

Posted 7 Aug 2013 by Mardan59 3 answers

... they said it appeared bacterial, but they were never able to isolate the bacteria responsible. Then a week later told me that this could have been from a reaction to the decadron when it was injected into my spine.

Best Pain Opioid Medication for damaged Pain receptors in brain from Meningitis?

Posted 17 Sep 2010 by skater1215 1 answer

I had a severe case of lyme disease at the age of 8. That turned into meningitis and so far I only know of short term memory damage and pain receptors in my brain to be damaged. I can't have NSAIDs because they do nothing for my pain since it isn't acual pain and acetominaphine makes it ...

I have had an unrelenting post-meningitis headache since May '09, and am on anti-seizure medication?

Posted 9 Feb 2010 by ladidotti 2 answers

... My neuro-doc referred me to another who specializes in headaches and he wants me to start pristiq, but I am not suffering from depression. Is there a use for extreme headaches with pristiq?

Cryptococcal Meningitis -- anyone know of a support group in Temple, Texas?

Posted 9 Jun 2011 by wigley25 1 answer

Immunocompetent Host - my brother in-law has cryptococcal meningitis and... was wanting to find a support group. How can he find one or do you know of one around Temple, Texas. He is in really bad shape and needs help...

Meningitis vancomycin -meropenem dosing?

Posted 28 May 2012 by ph.mokho 1 answer

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