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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 ...

Can you take care of trazodone every night and does it make you gain weight?

Posted 2 Nov 2016 by Marty77 10 answers

I have spondylosis and fibromyalgia can I take trazodone every night and will it make me gain weight? Does it affect my arthritis on my spine lower lumbar

I have been prescribed naproxen 500mg and paracetamol 500mg and codeine 15mg together is it safe?

Posted 21 Oct 2017 by tommyteabag 1 answer

i take these for my back pains after i broke 4 bones off my spine years ago

For pain management I am given Sovenor 10mg patches with Oxyctin slow release 10mg and OxyNorm 5mg?

Posted 17 May 2014 by sixtythree 1 answer

and OxyNorm. Why and is it safe to take Oxycotin 10 mg slow release and the OxyNorm 5mg with Sovenor 10mg patch and Vimovo 500mg daily. I have severe osteoarthritis of the whole spine, hips and knees and muscular pain as well.

How to relieve upper back pain after a spine surgery?

Posted 28 Jun 2014 by Wholock 4 answers

Hi! I was diagnosed with scoliosis when I was 8 (now I'm 16) and at the age of 13 I had a surgery. It was a success and everything was fine. I did exercises for about a year, then I stopped. I felt no pain at all until 4-5 months ago. That's when I started getting this pain in my upper ...

Chronic Pain - Hello, I have have neck surgery twice, one from a car accident that shifted me?

Posted 18 Jul 2014 by jhcishappy 4 answers

... cervical spine off center. They removed 2 discs. The other was to repair the broken fusion. I get severe to unbearable pain in my neck and head. I have degenerative disc in my neck and spine, nerve pain, Fibro, and Chronic pain, continous headaches - 24/7. Take Exalgo (narcotic) and also have ...

Voltaren gel not covered for spine with the insurance provider?

Posted 16 Aug 2016 by Net3 3 answers

I had used Voltarten gel some time ago for my elbow, worked great. Recently I went to the spine doctor as I have spinal stenosis in L4 L5 of the spine. Over time, arthritis has built up and I have much inflammation. My spine doctor wrote me a script for Voltaren gel. Under the BCBS Utilization ...

Is Prolia going to make my Polymyalgia Rheumatica worse?

Posted 25 Oct 2016 by 2cute4u 3 answers

Have been on Prednisone for 1 1/2 years for PMR, a painful autoimmune disease. My recent bone scan showed severe osteoporosis with T scores as low as -4.7 and -3.3 in my spine and hip. I am 63 and I don't dare not to take Prolia. I found a few programs online with natural supplements with ...

What is the best time to take Lyrica so one can sleep with bulging discs in lower spine?

Posted 12 Mar 2017 by bright55 1 answer

I would prefer to only take this medication at night, as it makes mevery drowsy during the day and i am on targin 30 in am 40 in pm and panamax 2 x 4 a day. Bulging disc started suddenly and I have two, L2/:L3, L4/L5, and this pain is worse then 3 lot sof pancreatitis and a whipple procedure for ...

Was on Norco 7.5/325 now on 5/325 oxycodone I take it 3 times a day but it isnt working HELP?

Posted 26 Apr 2015 by lurchey 2 answers

Plus I take Zanaflex 4mg & Gabapinton 600mg still in pain I had surgery on January and February 2015 had a infusion on my L/4 L/5 I have 4 screws and 2 rods in my spine Im running low on my meds I have a UA Wednesday will one 5/325 oxycodone make it possible to pass If I take it 12 hours before ...

Chronic Pain- Severe Sciatica and no answers yet?

Posted 30 Aug 2015 by Lorrainy 4 answers

I have severe Sciatica on rt side of body from lumbar area to foot. Doctors have done an MRI which showed several problems with discs on left side of spine which leaves the severe pain with no answer. I had 1 epidural pain injection last week with no change. Does anyone have any possible answers? I ...

I'm at a loss at finding pain management and would like to hear what has helped others?

Posted 13 days ago by Username22 0 answers

Quick history, a car accident has left me with 4 herniated lumbar discs, peripheral neuropathy from those discs sitting on the nerve, crushed thoracic spine and pinched nerves in cervical spine. I had been dealing with the pain by doing gentle yoga, physio and panadine forte but it's not ...

What is the best way to still control pain and reduce intake of opioids? I have been prescribed?

Posted 17 Apr 2016 by Jinx342 4 answers

... norco 10/325 for past year - had successful spine surgery but still have some pain issues. Will need another surgery in the fall - very concerned with being dependent on norco. I try to limit my intake to no more than 2 per day - and wait as long as possible to take one in the day as I can. I ...

Is gabapentin an arthritis medicine?

Posted 19 Apr 2017 by Kathy Rocus 1 answer

My doctor told me to take gabapentin for arthritis in my cervical spine. Is this a recognized use for this medicine?

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