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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 ...

How many years is it safe to have a Reclast infusion for osteoporosis?

Posted 12 days ago by Bwolf1974 0 answers

I've had 2 or 3 annual infusions with some improvement (8% in spine; 5% in hips) but Dr. has now recommended switching to Prolia or Forteo. No side effects on Reclast and would like to know if I can use it longer as side effects for other 2 alternatives may be unacceptable. Thanks for any ...

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?

AVN diagnosed now in both hips and both knees. Where to from now??

Posted 11 Apr 2017 by hawkins54 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 ...

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 ...

Urinary tract infection can lead to dementia?

Posted 20 Mar 2017 by Koray 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 ittiandro 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 ...

Options for post pain management agreement injury?

Posted 15 Feb 2017 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) ...

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

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 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 22 Feb 2017 by anf1018 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 ...

Is it possible it's a tumor?

Posted 26 Feb 2017 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, ...

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 ...

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