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

Posted 9 Mar 2015 by nlawson567 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 ...

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

Posted 2 Nov 2016 by Marty77 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

Is Prolia going to make my Polymyalgia Rheumatica worse?

Posted 25 Oct 2016 by 2cute4u 2 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 ...

Any side effects or even long term side effects by using cloxacillin for 6 weeks?

Posted 14 Nov 2016 by Wing Chi 1 answer

My 28 yrs old son has suffered severe pain due to herniated disc, but after MRI doctor said he has abdominal abscess in his lower spine between disc, they rejected to do biopsy to determine what type of bacteria it is as risk is too high than good. Now they treat him with cloxacillin for 6 weeks ...

L4-L5 Fusion and Spinal Decompression?

Posted 31 Oct 2016 by dduren 0 answers

Had a fusion of L4-L5 with a spacer placed in between along with spine decompression about 11 weeks ago (August 3, 2016). Just wondering how long others have taken to feel like it's worth it. At night I ached when I sleep on my back, and my hips hurt. Still having pain in my lower back (but ...

Gabapentin - I suffer from degenerative arthritis in my spine?

Posted 5 Oct 2016 by Troodles 1 answer

I have been prescribed gabapentin and it makes me sleepy. Does it help the pain in my lower back?

The drug neurontin(gabapentin) may be an accident waiting to happen???

Posted 6 Oct 2016 0 answers

I have been taking gabapentin for 10 weeks after two level spine fusion surgery July 18. Last Thursday I was standing at my sink and turned to my right, holding on to the sink counter, I took a step forward with my left leg. Immediately I felt a complete weakness and a popping sound in the left leg ...

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 ...

Am I doing the right thing?

Posted 21 Aug 2016 by Nuttynorra 2 answers

Hi I been suffering back pain and was diagnosed with spondylosis of the spine. about a year ago my doctor gave me tramadol and I was taking 50 mg 2 times a day.My doctor no longer wants me on tramadol so refused my prescription and gave me co codomol which gives me severe heart burn. I have been ...

Xeloda - Anyone have metastatic triple negative breast cancer? What additional treatments are you o?

Posted 5 Sep 2016 by janfindley 0 answers

... on? I tried Taxol first. Cancer has spread to spine, bones, hips, skull, pelvis, maybe more.

Spine Lumbar / Spinal Tap Fractures?

Posted 7 Sep 2016 by Kirstywoo 0 answers

Hi There, My son was 2.5 weeks old and had a spinal tap. At 10 weeks old, he had an X-ray and it showed he had a fracture in his spine and also in his legs, but never showed any signs of being in pain and our doctor and midwife have also confirmed they never noticed any signs of fractures or ...

Anyone experimenting sides effects after sovaldi ribavurin and will it go away?

Posted 18 Aug 2016 by ghislainenapias 1 answer

Complete treatment sovaldi ribavurin 24 weeks on August 1st 2016 Have major sides effects Bone,muscles, joints, spines head constant pain Extreme fatigue, depress Anyone experimenting that Please need to know I'm scared

I appreciate everyone's feedback. My dog is 9 pounds. Usually 10. We picked him up from boarding?

Posted 5 Jul 2016 by Pamela75 3 answers

... him for four days and found he was really injured. We don't know what happened. He has a horrible bruise along his spine. The vet prescribed tramadol. Quarter of a tablet. I was very nervous to give this. I followed a vets intrusctuons re: medication for my cat and the medication was ...

Baclofen - - Hi please tell me what the best drug is for muscular dystrophy severe pain?

Posted 21 Jul 2016 by Hellohellohello 1 answer

I have muscula dystrophy in my upper torso shoulders back spine arms, I suffer with severe bad pain & I am severely depressed & on antidepressants but none work I feel so low & need best drug to cope with the pain as what I'm on at moment isn't helping I'm taking ...

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