Lidocaine and nursing

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Avatar f tn it helps a lil hearing others have this problem. the dr gave me percoset and lidocaine cream and niether helped so i just deal with it. most times im in tears esp when my hip pops. i myself have fallen due to lose of balance and my goofy dogs under my feet. i hope u get better soon ill be thinking of u. if my dr dont call me tommorow bout my mri im calling him.
579258 tn?1250652943 We went through the normal check-in process with standard questions, BP check and an ID band and was taken back to an exam room. Once into a hospital gown and a sheet, I laid down on the table with my head elevated and my knees bent. The doctor arrived and peeled the foamy tape off my abdomen, which covered almost my whole left side of my tummy .. from just above my belly button down to my leg, from hip to midline and it felt as though my skin was coming with it.
Avatar n tn I was prescribed Topamax along with an appetite suppressant (Adipex) for weight loss a bit over a year ago and stopped taking them after two and a half months. I did not lose all of the weight I had wanted to, but most of it. I had gained 55 pounds while on Paxil over the course of two and a half years. By taking a combination of the two medicines, I lost 22 pounds the first month, 10 pounds the second month, and 8 pounds the first half of the third month.
Avatar f tn I've seen 2 doctors and 1 specialist, none have really told me anything and all tests always come back negative (I was tested for herpes as well.) Even the yeast cultures come back negative. I've been going to acupuncture for the last 2 months and the symptoms are decreasing, but at a very slow rate. I have taken Monistat, flagyl, cortizone (steroid) pills and cream and nothing has worked.
Avatar n tn they are all RN's most with a BSN. But are as dumb as he is. I went through 4 yrs of nursing school and although I am no longer in that field I know a heck of a lot more than they do!!
Avatar n tn For the last 6 months I have been getting tearing (look like paper cuts) in my vaginal area (1/4 to 1/2 inch long). I get the tears at least once or twice a week and they last from 2-4 days, go away for a few days and then come back. They continue to occur in the same locations; 1. Inside the vaginal lips on the sides almost always in the crease (between the labia minora and majora?) 2. Between the anus and vaginal opening (perineum) 3. Above the clitoris in the "hood" area.
645800 tn?1466864555 The oral surgeon who did my biopsy told me before she did it that I didn't have Sjogren's because my tongue wasn't stuck to the roof of my mouth and my teeth weren't full of cavities. She was right. The procedure wasn't bad. A little lidocaine to numb it and a dissolvable stitch and it was all done in less than 10 minutes. I wish you luck in your efforts to find an answer. It took over 5 years and a lot of persistence by my general neuro to keep looking for the right dx.
Avatar f tn It's awful--try throwing in a nursing background, and having the addicts beating down your email (how do they GET IT?????????) or message box and wanting how to know to mix their meds--sigh--I have no patience for that, because I suffered needlessly for years before finding a PM doc who GETS IT!!!!! And he doesn't use "contracts" with anyone. He's wise enough to spot a BS-er (like the ones who look like a gang-banger that caims no insurance and pays in cash?
363110 tn?1340924019 and yes there are days where things like lidocaine patches and icyhot help some...
Avatar n tn WOW! 22 pounds is a lot of weight to loose in such a short period of time! Good for you!!! I hope that I am able to loose 22 pounds in the next couple of months. Are you following a diet plan and working out? I have not started working out yet....maybe one day...I don't have a diet plan either I am just trying to make good choices and watch my portions. This way I know that when I stop the shots and medicine I won't gain it all back. Lets hope!!! Best of Luck to you...
394017 tn?1255018132 the EMLA is effective and reducing injection pain prior to sentinel node biopsy; and that nurses should advocate for intervention that minimize discomfort during diagnostic procedures. I sure hope these nurses have been heard LOUD and CLEAR! Please tell me they don't just inject this without lidocaine or something to take the edge off the pain. I'd been looking for articles using the EBSCO host access through the State of Iowa library system.
Avatar n tn i had a lidocaine shot too for a different procedure and I have been having the same proble as well, over the sumer everyday I would get a palpitating feeling in my chest and wondered if it has something to do with that. I do remember when I had the procedure my heart was racing. If you found anything out please let me know- Thanks!
470885 tn?1326332637 my bag is packed not bringing much eather considering im bringing twins home just some cute cloths for them and a nursing gown and robe for me and shampoo and conditioner with a brush i love taking a refreshing shower after giving birth o and a razor so i can finaly shave my legs cuz ill be able to reach them lol
Avatar n tn I have been having a sharp burning pain in my upper back mostly on the left side by the shoulder blade. At times my neck and left arm are effected too. The pain is present upon rising and lasts throughout the day. I am concous of my posture and do not believe it to be the cause. The pain worsens if i am carring anything at arms lengths or even if i am carring a light bag over either of my shoulders.
Avatar f tn I have to give myself a ceftriaxone injection tomorrow and of course it's diluted with lidocaine so I'm scared ******** about how my nervous system and heart rate are going to react. I have to make sure it's not going into a vein or I'm screwed I'll just have to draw back on the syringe to make sure no blood comes into it for that. I believe a lot more people have this underlying infection and they just don't know it because our medical facilities here in the US rarely check or test for it.
Avatar f tn ) My daughter, however, is in her final semester of nursing school, and I like to think part of her decision to be a nurse is all the fabulous professionals she's come in contact with through my journey.
Avatar m tn My friend is a nurse and says they can lidocaine the area up and get the opium plant material out.
469755 tn?1267837078 Feeling scared and sad Everyday I wake up and the first thing I say is, “God, please don’t let this be here with me today.” Each day it is. How much longer will I feel like this? I regret the day I ever discovered that I suffer with anxiety, something that happened after my husband died and how I ever regret telling my family that I suffer with it. When I am sick, everyone tells me it is all in my head. Each morning I feel horrible.
Avatar n tn Minimial blood. I just used a tucks and the lidocaine jelly. Day 2..ibuprofen 2x day...maybe one sitz bath just bc they said to...small spots of blood. I'm just really swollen down there looks tons of hemorrhoids..I'm hoping this goes away bc that's the whole point of the surgery was to get rid of skin tags...but I think this is the healing process. I go back to work 12 hour nursing job on day 4.
Avatar m tn Once a week that really helps, but be prepared, it is kind of icky, like vaseline... I also have a very itchy scalp (and dry and thinning hair) and someone here advised me to get Nioxin hair products for my head/scalp. It seems to help a lot. I always have lip balm handy for my dry lips. I'm trying to prevent cracks in the corner of the mouth from developing. Also, Drinking lots and lots of water is a must.
Avatar f tn Refused anesthesia and conscious sedation for both - did one with a spinal block and the other with just lidocaine injections into the cervix and walked out with minimal recovery time. The procedures were expensive enough without adding on the charges from an anesthesiologist. I wanted to be fully mentally and emotionally present for the procedure - I definitely cried but the pain wasn't so bad. I hope your experience goes smoothly no matter what you choose to do. Best of luck in your journey.
Avatar n tn other than the recovery time and the difficulties of nursing an eight-month-old in the weeks right after surgery, I have had no complications and I know I would be far worse off had I not had the surgery, assuming that had been an option at all. That said, removing an organ isn't something to be done lightly, of course.
9264354 tn?1408746748 I didn't even feel mine, just the lidocaine and the pressure of the bandage being applied afterwards. Drink lots of caffeine afterwards….
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Avatar n tn Oh, my but I don't want to ever have a back surgery again! Am going for my post op visit on Friday, having spine x-ray, then am seeing the doctor at the pain clinic. I will be having my third "lidocaine challenge" test, where they put in an IV and give you lidocaine along with saline to see if it stops the pain. They have a pill form of the medication will they will give you if you "pass" the tests.
Avatar m tn So I wrote letters describing my experience and then talked with my surgeon, the mammography department head, the anesthesiology department head, the director of nursing, and the medical director of my hospital. I then made suggestions to improve the problems I had experienced with painful mammography, poor communication of results to patients, and painful and inaccurate wire localization, which was routinely done without any anesthetic.
Avatar f tn I don't think knowing before the surgery will matter because I won't be going under general. I'll just have Lidocaine and laughing gas junk. Yay for me (total sarcasm).
405614 tn?1329147714 I would also call the dept of nursing and get the name of the nursing supervisor of the hospital. the job of the patient relations dept is to handle complaints. The care (or lack of) that you received is horrible, substandard. and put you in danger. Next time you ever have a procedure done and you forget the valium and are denied it at the hospital, it would almost be better to go home and reschedule.