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 I fell like crap?
My brother is sick. Now I just woke up 4 school and my head hurts,my nose hurts,everything hurts Make me fell better.
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My mom is leting me stay home so ...

 What could chronic back pain mean (for a 34yo woman)? I've never really had back pain before until now. My
back has been hurting for a month now off and on. No injuries or strain I can recall. It's my lower middle back and mid back....

Yes,tormenting of heartburn.
About 2 years ago I began getting daily heartburn.At that time I was taking alot of tylenol 3's if that was a reason?who knows,anyway I have dam heartburn ...

 23 regular advils in less than 24hrs?
First off, no I'm not suicidal.
Second off I took about 23 regular advil pills in less than 24 hours (hence the question name) and I passed out. I took about 6 in 4 hours and the rest in ...

 What do growing pains feel like?
The physical ones, not the emotional ones....

 How do you deal with your Chronic Pain?
I have Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS) also referred to as Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy (RSD). I'm 14 (almost 15), and have had this very painful disease for a little over a year and a ...

 What are the best knee ache medicine available?

 Tylenol 3...help?
I have recently gotten knee surgery and I have to take Tylenol 3...but it makes my stomach hurt. I've tried to take it with food, but it still hurts. Is this normal? Has anyone else experienced ...

 Is there any way to relieve pain while getting blood drawn? I have a dr`s appt tomorrow?
My first pregnancy check ...

 How do i get rid of thise headache?
I been having this headache for weeks now. It seems like it wont go away. Its like my head hurts everytime i shake my head. ALso my neck hurts too..Anyone have any advise that will help me get rid of ...

 Can drinking alcohol cause this?
cronic pain to your foot,very severe,which travels up and down the leg,when can relieve the pain?when strong painkillers dont work.wat else do you think the pain can be doctor dont know ,just keep ...

 Why do i get this?
why do i constantly get spasms like on my eyelid on my legs and stuff,
and i get cramps on my foot ...

 Just before i awake i get charlie horses on the back of my leg between my knee and ankle what do i need to do?

 Pains and aches in my feet?
Over the past couple of days, I have had quite bad pains in my feet. Around the heel and ball of my foot, each foot in the same areas. As the weather has changed considerably over the past couple of ...

 What are cramps nad how can you stop/prevent them?

I have heart burn i dont wanna take any medicine does any body know any other ways to get rid of it....

 Do i need medical attn?
sunday morning my wife admitted to cheating on me and sleeping with the guy.(that hurted me deeply) could something affect my emotions so much that i could have chest pains. monday my chest was ...

 I am having a problem with my wrist, everytime, I wake up from bed or a nap, its numb and tingly...it hurts!?
I mean even everytime I work, or do something, it goes numb. I hope someone can help me determine what might be wrong.
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Its not just my wrist, its my whole arm, up to ...

 I have a dull pain under my ribcage on the back right side. What could it be? Kidney, gallbladder, intestine?
For some reason I think it's my intestine, because of my bowel movements but..... is my gallbladder or even my appendix there? This is not the first time I have had the pain. I used to be prone ...

 Could acupuncture help relieve the pain of sciatica?
Has anyone any experience of acupuncture and if so would you recommend it?...

Can you be paralyzed from nerve damage in your legs?
I was in a car wreck a year and about 6 months ago. I went to the doctor and he told me that I had nerve damage in my left leg and it cannot be treated. My mother and my whole family told me the same thing. I have a lot of trouble walking, I'm always in pain, my leg always goes into the right on its own, its not straight and my hip is always hurting. I would just like to know if my leg will be paralyzed from nerve damage. Thank you!

cindy s
yes. depends on the cause

Nerves regrow. While modern medicine can not treat them there is most definately hope.

Go to a chiropractor (Md's know less about getting us back to normal) to get your body back into the shape it should be. It will take several visits because a good one will not want to make too many changes at a time because of the accident.

Pain help below
Much pain is from muscles below is an example of what may help (based on headaches).
Begin with a couple swigs of molasses or a couple of bananas daily - magnesium (which regulates many things in the body) and potassium (a needed building block for muscles).
Drink at least 1/2 gallons of water per day. Running a body low on water is like running a car low on oil is the analogy the head of neurology at UCDavis told my husband about 10 years ago.

Now to the cause - muscles - your back, neck shoulders and head have tender spots. They are knots in the fibers of the muscles called trigger points. It makes the muscles tight which makes them press on nerves and other things causing the pain.

The cure - start with a professional massage, you will also want to go back over any place you can get to 6-12 times per session up to 6 times per day rubbing (or lightly scratching on your head) every where that is tender until the knots go away. The place where the skull connects to the spine press up under the edge of the skull (to get to those muscles).

For more information read The Trigger Point Therapy Workbook by Davies. It teaches what to do and where the pain comes from.

I would suggest you get a qualified massage therapist to help you address this issue.

If you have nerve damage and are worried about being paralyzed, it depends which nerves and how severe.

Nerves have less blood supply than other tissues and take very long to heal. Physical therapy and massage may help you.

If your motor nerves are damaged the massage will potentially help prevent atrophy of the muscles affected.

Massage is passive exercise.

Timothy Y
No your leg will not be paralyzed. It may hurt like the devil. I have had the same experience on a school bus. I use icy hot and exercise it frequently.
Best of luck to you.

bra, just work that leg and Do Not let it atrophy.

You can't be paralyzed from the nerve damage in your leg. It has to be done to your spinal cord in order for you to receive any type of paralyzing effects. I have nerve damage in my leg, and I also do have Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (which is related to nerves and nerve damage). There isn't much you can do for it besides let it see if it heals, and maybe nerve medications if your doctor thinks they may help. There are different types of braces that you can use for you leg or hip area that can help keep things in place better so you can cut down on some pain, but otherwise you just live with it. One thing that you could look into is something called a Spinal Cord Stimulator. It is an implanted device in your spine that helps block some of the pain, and help you get back some of your life. It does sound kind of scary, but for me it has been a lifesaver. You should talk to some different doctors about it, and the website of the manufacture of mine is www.ans-medical.com and you can check it out and see if there is any doctors in your state who would be able to check one of these out and see if they could do anything for you. My Spinal Cord Stimulator has been incredible. Hope you feel better!

Only a specialist can answer this after examining you and doing some tests.

i think you would have to be paralyzed if you have spine nerve damage... i know a couple my friends have spine damage and theyre paralyzed... hope you feel better.

Your terminology is little skewed. Paralysis generally implies damage to the spinal cord or to a group of nerves (such as the cervical or lumbar plexus). Damage to a single nerve will cause problems along the areas where that nerve innervates leading to numbness and weakness. If you can move your leg than you are not "paralysed" per se just weak. As far as the pain is concerned, try to see an interventional pain managment specialist. He may be able to help you with a combinations of the appropriate medications, injections, and physical therapy.

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