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Posted 9 Mar 2015 by • 3 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 ...
Posted 4 days ago by • 1 answer
My doctor told me to take gabapentin for arthritis in my cervical spine. Is this a recognized use for this medicine?
Posted 12 days ago by • 1 answer
I've also got advanced osteoarthritis in cervical and lumber spine. Have seen many specialists and all agree I had a severe and very rare reaction to a four day course of prednisolone. I had no prior or under lying medical issues. I am having a medic alert bracelet made up as have been told ...
Posted 12 Mar 2017 by • 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 ...
Posted 20 Mar 2017 by • 1 answer
My grandma is 82 and she has had her kneecaps replaced and broke her right foot twice and her spine is a mess. She can barely walk so did not drink water much in order not to have to pee. Tried as we might, we could not chnge this terrible habit. She has developed a urinary infection now and has ...
1. What BMD increase can reasonably and typically be expected with Fosamax or similar drugs ? 1%, 5?
Posted 25 Mar 2017 by • 0 answers
I am a 75 years old man and I have just been diagnosed with osteoporosis ( T score : -4.3 on the spine.). I’m waiting to discuss treatment with my orthopedic. In the meantime, I’d like to know a bit more about Fosamax. in order to see whether it is really effective and, even if it ...
About paralysis,MRI of CERVOCAL SPINE-AT C3-4 TO C6-7 posterior osteophyte & disc bulging seen caus?
Posted 21 Mar 2017 by • 0 answers
Patient age 50
Posted 15 Feb 2017 by • 2 answers
I have pain management for 2 compression fractures in my spine along with a permanent broken bone in my hand. I am prescribed 2-3 10mg Percocet a day. I recently just broke my thumb and I had to take extra the last few days for obvious reasons, they will not give an early refill (only a few days) ...
Posted 22 Feb 2017 by • 1 answer
I woke up this morning with moderate back pain. Not my usual EDS pain which is more focused on joints, but muscle pain down the sides of my spine. It feels as if I was in a really bad car accident, and has gotten gradually worse throughout the day until tonight I can barely stand because it's ...
I had a spinal fusion done on L4/L5-L5/S1 done almost three years ago. After going through 2 failed?
Posted 26 Feb 2017 by • 0 answers
... microdiscetomies and finally getting the fusion, I am still having pretty decent pain. I went and got a second opinion and found out that my fusion was done abnormally as only one side of my spine was stabilized, as a result the titanium spacer slipped out. After going through a really bad ...
Posted 26 Feb 2017 by • 0 answers
I recently went to a nurse, since I'm in the army didn't have time to go to hospital, but there's a possibility of me having Spondylithesis, as well as my X-ray showed a spot on my lower spine. I go to the doctor later this week, but still wondering. I've been having back pain, ...
Posted 2 Nov 2016 by • 9 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
Forteo - I'm only 43 and have full osteoporosis in spine and now showing on my right hip. After 2yrs
Posted 13 Dec 2016 by • 1 answer
Posted 18 Dec 2016 by • 0 answers
Have read positive reports about pain relief using turmeric. I have 2 bulging discs and degeneration of lower spine, am prone to episodes of nerve type pain down thigh and leg, sometimes it is painful to walk. Doctor prescribed cocodemel and lyrica, they seem to have stopped working. I feel like an ...
Posted 25 Oct 2016 by • 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 ...