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i have been left in pain following sugery for a hernia repair a few years ago where i had mesh put in which was the second sugery for the same thing in the same place (first hernia repair when i was 7 ) i have been seemingly left wi...
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My 76-year-old mother finally got slapped last week with all her neglected and denied medical issues. Her lumbar spine looks like someone wrung it out like a wet dishrag. Spinal compression at 3 different levels and every disc ruptured...
Jaybay | Last answer
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I have severe leg pain while driving or riding in a car. It feels like it is from the bottom of my buttocks and down, in both legs, especially my right leg. It starts 30 minutes after I start driving. I have tried putting a pillow unde...
gearpump | Last answer
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Hello, Ever since I was a kid, I’ve gotten leg aches, mainly when I walked a lot. My mom always called them “growing pains." As a kid, Tylenol was very effective getting rid of it. For the past six months I’ve had the same pain, cons...
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I am 26. I have been diagnosed with Medullary Sponge Kidney (MSK) and I am have chronic back pain and flank pain in hte left or the right. My doctors do not want to put me on pain medication, but they also haven't helped me in any way....
Ash673 | Last answer
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29 year old male, 155 lbs. Sept. 2010: deep ache in wrists after weekend of heavy typing (working on PhD dissertation  A LOT of computer work and sitting down the majority of the time). Saw NP at internists office referred me to occupati...
rhall0981 | Last answer
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what cause pain from the elbows to the fingers where my hands turn inward and my fingers cramp in different directions? Also leg cramps from my calfs to my toes causing my ankles and feet to turn inward with the toes going in differen...
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A few years ago I had acute chronic pancreatitis and multiple organ shut down. The Doctors called a family meeting to tell them I was almost certain to pass away in the next 48 hrs. Obviously I somehow made it but since then I have had T...
mccarthyg | Last answer
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Hi, I am an 18 year old male high school senior dual enrolled in high school and college, but take all my classes at college this year. My symptoms have been affecting my ability to get good grades, however, as I am always tired, have ...
jball1622 | Last answer
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My grandfather has severe pain, lower back pain. He has been to 3 doctors, had a CT scan 10/10 and a Bone Scan 9/10 both were found negative. Here is what he described to me. Low Back Pain- Above the hip bone below the rib cage st...
trickypony | Last answer
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I am a 55-year-old, 6' tall, 190-lbs white male.Non smoker, moderate drinker. I have resumed taking a Fosamax-like medication for osteoporosis. Also am taking Cymbalta for muscle pain and take Zolipem a couple of times a week for sleep. ...
heidski | Last answer
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I have had 5 cancer surgeries since 98. 3 chemos 3x radiation. Many things removed, small intestine, uterus, ovaries, rebuilt vaginal walls 2 ribs, and many things added. Plates on spine screws, skin grafts, many staples and presently h...
Iska7 | Last answer
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Background: Back injury, left upper buttock near SI joint area. First time injured by my dog tied to my belt loop on my pants and dog yanked me forward. I had pain since Dec. 2007 for 6 months with pain down my left thigh to knee. Physic...
mkh9 | Last answer
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Hey, there. In advance, this S/W/H/M, 53, thanks you for your time. I actually have three related questions (NOTE: I will expect my credit card to be charged for $15.00, plus any tip…): 1) How long does it take non-prescription, O...
GilT | Last answer
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27 year old male, constant pain in both hands and wrists since 2000. No initial injuries. Initially diagnosed with RSD since the back of my hands were sensitive to touch, disappeared by itself suddenly around 2003 with no recurrence. ...
Piglus | Last answer
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Am 28 year old woman, with acute tailbone and hip pain: Wed (Jun 30th) - Ache upper buttocks and tailbone. Pain bending & when crosslegged, at bottom and top of pelvis & lumbar curve when lying on stomach. Mon (7/5) - Worsening, s...
Bunneh | Last answer
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On monday I smacked my knee extremely hard into the mule post at the bottom of the stairs the pain was extremely bad, i've been limping ever since the knee looks deformed there was a massive purple bruise which has now gone down. There ...
karlie67 | Last answer
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My Pain Management guy wants me to put Prialt in my pump (Dilaudud ain't working). Tell me what you know/think about Prialt, please. I've read some horror stories... Thanks!
GilT | Last answer
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I have had chronic pain in my left shoulder, shooting down my arm at time and pain in my left hip with shooting pains. Sometimes my left side is so weak that I am unable to pick up and carry a gallon of milk without support from my righ...
kreynolds915 | Last answer
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I have suffered chronic pain on the left side of my face and head for over 2 years. I've been diagnosed with cluster headaches. Currently I see a pain specialist that has me on methadone for pain. I have had several CT scans that show a ...
whyohwyopain | Last answer
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