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Husband experiencing Acute pain in thighs 2 days after

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Husband experiencing Acute pain in thighs 2 days after stopped alcolol, ,dr gave him meloxicam some of inflation due to withdrawal next day walked with pain now so much pain can not walk
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Health
Expert:  Dr. Chip replied 1 year ago.

Hi. Your husband needs to get to the ER

He most likely is in severe alcohol detoxification and he may have a serious liver problem combined with a muscle wasting problem called rhabdomyolisis which can severely damage his kidneys.

He needs hospitalization for IV fluids, thiamine, folate, and Librium so please get him to a hospital now

Let me know if you need more information please