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What is the best way to reduce swelling in your face?

How long before surgery should Xarelto be stopped?

Anyone had bone graft from hip - how bad is the pain afterwards?

I'm having shoulder surgery next week for a non-union clavicle fracture. We are going to graft bone?We are grafting bone from my hip. The Doctor says the high use and stress of the shoulder make cadaver bone a bad choice. I'm really worried about the pain. I've heard the hip really... read more

How long should Brilinta be held/stopped before surgery?

Does doxycycline cause kidney pain?

How does Dexycu work to treat inflammation associated with cataract surgery?

What are the advantages of using the Dextenza ophthalmic insert after eye surgery?

Does the Dextenza ophthalmic insert need to be removed?

What is a replacement for tramadol in back pain management other than surgery?

My doctor is not going to allow me to continue taking tramadol as part of my pain management for my back . I have had 3 spinal epidurals which helped a bit and use a tens unit that helped at first but not much anymore. The tramadol does not take the pain away it does take the edge off. I have been... read more

Has anyone reported sexual problems after starting lyrica?

LYrica has done wonders with my nerve pain from post surgery and back problems but I have had problems becoming sexually aroused and difficulty having an orgasm.

Does cephalexin cause you urinate more often?

I was just prescribed 500 mg of cephalexin, as a precaution. Since I am having a surgery soon. It seems like I have to pee literally every 5 seconds. Is this a common side affect, or does it mean I'm allergic? I started taking it yesterday after noon, and am supposed to take it 3 times a day.... read more

Is Tylenol a blood thinner?

Having surgery a week from today. I have pain from a muscle strain in lower back. I can't take ibuprofen because I'm having surgery in a week. Can I take Tylenol for pain? I think the issue is taking meds that are blood thinners.

How do I get the red flag removed from me? I am being seen for chronic pelvic pain?

My doctor blew me off and said it was just anxiety. Meanwhile, another doctor I was seeing in the practice wanted to do surgery for adhesions. I'm not looking to get high. I am in severe pain everyday. I do not appreciate this label because I'm only telling the truth about my symptoms.... read more

I need help finding a pain doc who will write for meds, Pennsylvania?

I live near nothing, I really need some help finding a pain doc who will rx meds and due trigger point injections. I have had six major pelvic/abd surgery and now I have adhesions and severe pain. My pain doctor retired and his practice has changed the doc there said I should not get trigger point... read more

I am allergic to codeine and morphine drugs. What can I take for pain?

I tore my shoulder over a year ago and am still looking at 6 months at least for surgery. I have been living in constant pain as I am allergic to all codeine and morphine drugs... so no percocet, tylenol #2 or #3, endocet, oxycocet... and over the counter meds do nothing for me. In the hospital I... read more

Even though very rare, I DID get pregnant with Mirena, after having it in for 3 YEARS, which i?

... thought was the best form of birth control {since I never had any issues with it- until then}. Did not find out I was even pregnant until I was six MONTHS {since you can go without bleeding with Mirena, it was not out of the ordinary}. Even worst part about it is that I found out... on my... read more

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