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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 ...

Options for post pain management agreement injury?

Posted 12 days ago by Shane11 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) ...

Is it possible it's a tumor?

Posted 6 hours ago by CMLxx 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, ...

I had a spinal fusion done on L4/L5-L5/S1 done almost three years ago. After going through 2 failed?

Posted 20 hours ago by Mfletch98 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 ...

Could this be related to Ehlers-Danlos?

Posted 5 days ago by anf1018 0 answers

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 ...

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

Does turmeric have any adverse effect with cocodemel?

Posted 18 Dec 2016 by Ml5454 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 ...

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 ...

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