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  • 10 hours ago

    Pain around waist and down on the legs

    My mother is around 75 years old and she has very acute pain around her waist and below for the last few months. The pain killers are not helping much. She saw a few doctors and were not able to diagnosis correctly. What could the cause of the pain and what are the options?
  • 3 days ago

    Tired of the pain.....

    Hi everyone. I used to post here back in 2003 when I first had my two back surgeries. I really enjoyed talking to other people who had some of the same issues. Sometimes they really lifted my spirits just when I needed it. I have failed back surgery syndrome and have been in pain management since the first surgery. Hope to talk to others soon.
  • 11 days ago


    Hello; Yes. Low Pressure systems are the major culprit of most people’s migraines. I live in Michigan and when the low is over the Heartlands the dreaded migraine starts to settle in. I will tell you that I take Naratriptan that knocks it out of me in usually less than an hour. Their is nothing in this world that is worse than a Migraine headache. And only us Migrainers know the truth. Good luck to you and I wish you a very blessed day and a migraine free life.
  • 13 days ago

    Bad cramp

    Hi..I'm currently very worried about bad cramp i keep getting in a lot of places but mainly my calf and feet (arms and hands as well), I'm taking a lot of medication for acute pain following C5/6/7 neck surgery, lower back surgery with ongoing Sacroiliac joint pain and other depression treatments,I'm currently taking Amitriptyline 10mg (1 at night) Gabapentin 300mg twice a day, Celecoxib 100mg twice a day,Citalopram 20mg 1 a day,Lansoprazole 15mg 1 a day,1 Ibuprofen a day...I have been....
  • 16 days ago

    Chronic Pain

    I have bee suffering with chronic pain in back for over 10 years. I have head neck surgery and two back surgeries. I cannot stand up straight and my knees are bent due to weakness. I was in the care of a pain doctor for most of these years and she was successful in diagnosing reason for my pain and referring me to a neurosurgeon and am currently seeing a neurologist. The spinal injections and local injections were not helpful and I am currently just suffering and ingesting ibuprofen and acetaminophen....
  • 16 days ago

    Low back pain that radiates down leg

    I have low back pain that radiates down my leg and was wondering if it could be a disc problem
  • 19 days ago

    bruising from cortisone shot

    I got 4 cortisone shots in my back and two day later I have a huge bruise around the area and then a 14" line that is 1" wide going from the injection spot and then up my back. Also like is it following a vein. It is very sore as well. Is this normal?
  • 1 month ago

    unusual back pain - informal survey

    If you recently started having back pain that is unusual for you in type or duration, did you have the flu or a flu-like illness before the onset of pain? I had a flu-like illness in February (that I may have picked up while visiting a hospital) and immediately after recovery, I had lower back spasms that lasted for about 3 weeks. I have had a couple of instances since the 3 week episode where I had a sudden very painful stitch in the side rib area that seemed to migrate around to the back. Now,....
  • 1 month ago

    Shoulder Pain

    Ive had this pain in my right shoulder for about a week my doctor says its a pulled muscle and gave me naproxen for it but it does nothing for it! The pain radiates down my right arm to my hand which at some points i have no feeling in my hand. Just looking for ideas on what it could be or if i should go to the hospital? Thanks in advance
  • 1 month ago

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