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Ibuprofen (Motrin) and Naproxen Interaction?

Posted 11 Jul 2012 5 answers

I was in the emergency room about 3-4 weeks ago, the attending physican gave me a script of Ibuprofen (Motrin), ok--- my family doctor had ready had me on Naproxen. The question is, should I take these two meds at the same time? Aren't these meds classified as NSAIDs? I don't think they ...

How to find good pain management clinic?

Posted 24 Oct 2010 by janem502 11 answers

i have kyposcoliosis lumbrosacral, L5-S1 spondylolisthesis grade 2, and radiculopathy, and hepatitis c. After 4 LONG YEARS, i finally got my acceptance letter for disability (ssd,ssi) today. Over the years i have been on many different pain medicines. I want to be able to express what medicines ...

Fibromyalgia - What do you believe caused your fibromyalgia?

Posted 1 Aug 2013 by MacIntosh12 17 answers

Bodily trauma or a virus or anything else? There is so much info on this subject that I'd love to hear what all of you think about these theories. Viral or trauma, or is it congenital? What say all of you? Any ideas, theories, anything you'd like to say about the cause, or about ...

Amitriptyline (Elavil) Hi guys, anyone have heart arrhythmia on Amitriptyline/Elavil?

Posted 7 Oct 2013 by MacIntosh12 9 answers

I've been having strange heart beats, my heart will suddenly flutter for about 30 seconds, which may not sound scary, but 30 seconds of fluttering actually IS scary! I've been back on Amitriptyline for one month, could it be that? I've always had this arrhythmia, but never, ever this ...

Hi Gang, Anyone had success with Tegretol for neuropathic pain? Neurologist prescribed this for me?

Posted 24 Aug 2013 by MacIntosh12 8 answers

and I feel a bit leery about it, there are just SO many side effects! And some really scary ones at that. I've been feeling exhausted lately, will Tegretol just exacerbate my exhaustion? I used to be a very high energy person, but no longer, much to my chagrin! My energy has taken off with my ...

Steroid Epidural Injections - Hi guys, have any of you experienced extreme crabby mood after having?

Posted 27 Sep 2013 by MacIntosh12 7 answers

a Steroid Epidural Injection? I just had one done yesterday and the pain relief feels real! No kidding, who knew!? Why am I such a b*tch? (No, not that time of month, either.) Anyone else ever feel like this after an epidural? I'm normally sanguine and kind, but I'm so fitful and nasty ...

Chronic Pain and Physical Therapy - Does anyone have advice about my neck?

Posted 19 Jun 2013 by MacIntosh12 12 answers

I've some pretty funky discs in neck and back. My neck has been hurting for about 7 weeks now and I fear that my PT treatments (beginning on Friday) will further damage my neck! I know this may be irrational, yet I am still a bit concerned! I've my MRI report and the disc to take with ...

Hi friends and newbies - I'd like to know how long it took you to recover from spinal surgery?

Posted 21 Jan 2014 by MacIntosh12 8 answers

Was your pain diminished after surgery? How long was recovery period? Are you happy with your decision to have surgery? I do realize that many of us are on this site because of botched jobs, leaving us in chronic pain, but there must be some folks who have good news to report, at least I hope so. ...

Chronic pain and gabapentin - anyone experienced an increase in pain after an increase in gabapent?

Posted 25 Jun 2013 by MacIntosh12 7 answers

in? My doc upped my dose from 2700mgs to 3600mgs and I swear it feels as if I've hardly left the house since my (wonderful) Neurologist increased gabapentin! She told me to stop where ever I felt comfy, yet there IS NO comfy involved! This just sux, I can barely make dinner now, and I was ...

What can anyone telll me about the procedure MILD, Minimally Invasive Lumbar Decompression?

Posted 25 Feb 2011 by jlbyrd 6 answers

I am looking for information on the MILD procedure and pros and cons from anyone who might know something about it. i would like to look into it as alternative to the more invasive surgery that has been given to me as an option if conservative measures do not work . This is a summary of my MRI ...

Hi friends and newbies, anyone know if cerebral spinal fluid is normal on the spinal cord, at 6the?

Posted 29 Jun 2013 by MacIntosh12 8 answers

C5 and 6 level? Also what does "facet hypertrophy" mean? Also, can anyone decode this, "there is a moderate amount of (facet hypertrophy) and ligamentum flavum laxity that is compressing the thecal sac posterolaterally bilaterally. This is causing central canal stenosis with the ...

Sciatica - What is this excruiating pain in my ribcage?

Posted 19 Apr 2012 3 answers

I've been experiencing this pain in my ribdcag. I have tried Toradol, Tramadol, Flexeril, and Lyrica. It hurts when I take a deep breath. Thank you in advance. -Abby

Would an increase in hip & leg pain & more numbness in feet & toes indicate more back damage?

Posted 4 Sep 2010 by jlbyrd 5 answers

None of the doctors I have seen for my back pain have told me to stop or eliminate any of my normal work or play activities. The only thing I was told that if I lost control of my bowels I should come back in or if I decided to have surgery to come back. I don't know if I just have more ...

Spinal cord stimulator questions?

Posted 2 Jun 2016 by Hmcgowin 4 answers

Let me start by saying I know this is a silly question because all doctors and insurance companies are different. But I'm waiting to do the trial for the spinal cord stimulator and I'm getting anxious and impatient. I'd love various answers from people with different brands, if you ...

I have grade 2 spondylolisthesis and scoliosis, & sciatic nerve pain. Does anyone have any ideas?

Posted 20 Nov 2009 by janem502 5 answers

... what would be causing me severe stabbing pain in my left groin area. It is almost like sciatic pain only in the front. it is very sharp and is not continuous. But when it happens it is short, almost like a wave and can go on for an hour or more at a time. Had mri done in this area, nothing ...

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