Additionally, at my request, the doctor prescribed an anti-inflammatory medication. The prescribed strength is higher than what I can get "over the counter". I was on the medication for many years in the past and it was effective. They warn about taking it for a long time because of the possibility of kidney and liver damage. I have been lucky because my lab reports have always been within normal limits. Be assured I will be sure to follow the lab work carefully. The doctor was very thorough in examining me in regards to the extent of my pain. My next doctor appointment is in a month.
I can hardly tell you how much , at a time like this, I value my medical background as a Nurse. And, also my experience (out of necessity) in having to
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