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Alwaystired0704

1003d

i’ve been dealing with really bad back pain for about three weeks now. the last couple days i’ve also been flaring and having lots of joint pain and nausea. i’ve tried everything i can think of and i’m still in so much pain and i don’t know what to do. what do you guys recommend??

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    • Mars

      1000d

      Try asking your doctor for lidocaine topical patches, they’re great for 12 hours and more effective than creams. I take a non-prescription herbal supplement called kratom too for pain, it cause drowsiness and nausea if the dose is high, but other than that I’ve had no side effects. It is in the coffee family, so it can be equally addictive, and not recommended for people with heart problems so talk to a doctor. It has worked wonders for me.

    • Mars

      1000d

      Try asking your doctor for lidocaine topical patches, they’re great for 12 hours and more effective than creams. I take a non-prescription herbal supplement called kratom too for pain, it cause drowsiness and nausea if the dose is high, but other than that I’ve had no side effects. It is in the coffee family, so it can be equally addictive, and not recommended for people with heart problems so talk to a doctor. It has worked wonders for me.

    • Metis

      1002d

      I regularly go to a chiropractor for back and neck pain. I know it's not for everyone, but if you can find a good one, you might be surprised by how much they can help! Mine discovered a neck injury I didn't realize I still had from childhood, which has significantly helped decrease my pain levels (I have chronic back pain).

    • Tired4ever

      1002d

      Have you been to a doctor?

    • Alwaystired0704

      1002d

      thank you guys for the tips! i took some back pain meds and my sleep aid which is an antihistamine and i feel a bit better. i also used some lidocaine on certain areas and then after that was gone used my heating pad. hoping i feel better soon and i’ll definitely try some of these other methods as well!

    • chronicallyfab

      1002d

      A hot bath with Epsom salts, stretch after, then ice the worst areas. Take an anti-inflammatory or antihistamine if you can, it may help reduce swelling and decrease some of the most immediate pain. Be careful to sleep with good posture so you don’t worsen or prolong the injury. A lumbar pillow may be helpful. You’re doing a great job, I hope this flare passes soon!💕

    • LNSu

      1002d

      Castor oil pack and a heating pad for an hour. Don't forget to stretch 💕

    • Maeve

      1003d

      If you can, try taking some kind of pain med and a hot bath or shower.

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