Pain Management Community
muscle pains in my body
About This Community:

This patient support community is for discussions relating to pain management, chronic pain, arthritis, back pain, cancer, headaches, movement disorders pain, and muscle pain.

Font Size:
A
A
A
Background:
Blank
Blank
Blank
Blank Blank

muscle pains in my body

my  joints pains been getting worse my doctor is starting me on morphine tomorrow .as no other painkillers work.is this normal never taken morphine before just little worried .
351246_tn?1379685732
Hi!
Actually most joint pains respond to a combination of pain killer and physiotherapy. If the pain is due to an autoimmune disease such as rheumatoid arthritis, then you may need to take corticosteroids and immune-suppressants. It is very important to find the cause of pain, which in all probability may have been diagnosed.
If non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs, COX2 inhibitors, diclofenac etc are not helping then you will need to be put on opioid pain killers. However, at times adding physiotherapy to the existing pain therapy and treating the underlying cause, helps reduce the pain. Please discuss this with your doctor. Take care!

The medical advice given should not be considered a substitute for medical care provided by a doctor who can examine you. The advice may not be completely correct for you as the doctor cannot examine you and does not know your complete medical history. Hence this reply to your post should only be considered as a guiding line and you must consult your doctor at the earliest for your medical problem.
Blank
Post a Comment
To
Blank
Weight Tracker
Weight Tracker
Start Tracking Now
Pain Management Community Resources
RSS Expert Activity
242532_tn?1269553979
Blank
The 3 Essentials to Ending Emotiona...
Sep 18 by Roger Gould, M.D.Blank
242532_tn?1269553979
Blank
Control Emotional Eating with this ...
Sep 04 by Roger Gould, M.D.Blank
242532_tn?1269553979
Blank
Emotional Eating Control: How to St...
Aug 28 by Roger Gould, M.D.Blank
Top Pain Answerers
535089_tn?1400677119
Blank
Mollyrae
WI
7721494_tn?1408157057
Blank
philnoir
Four Corners, CO
1855076_tn?1337118903
Blank
marycarmel
MA
Avatar_m_tn
Blank
trixy71
1326416_tn?1370930601
Blank
shinty
Just south of Boston, MA
9501656_tn?1404652987
Blank
Diamond_Dixie
Somewhere in NorthFL, FL