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I have been in awful neck and back pain pain for 22 years.

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I have been in...

I have been in awful neck and back pain pain for 22 years. also both shoulders and both arms and hands due to work injuries. I am fused from C1 to T1 3 neck surgeris. have had 2 Lumbar 2 surgeries .am in pain all the time I do go to pain management I have been on many medications over the years I used to be on methadone have been off of that for a year and now they say I can't take the diazapan I only took it I haven't taken it for a couple of weeks I am on neurotin 800mg 3xdau ibruprofin 800mg 3xday flexerall 20 mg 3 x day trazadone 50 mg at bedtime also Norco 10/325 6 x a day. the big question I have that no one has the awnser for me I have awful upper back sweats dome times i go through 3 6o six tops a day with them just soaked They are driveing me

Doctor's Assistant: What medications do you take daily? Are you allergic to any medications?

Ment to say nuts

Doctor's Assistant: Anything else in your medical history you think the doctor should know?

I had open heart surgery i 2011 a triple bypass I als suffer fromn high blood sugar I thik that hmy pain level raises it it is always at least 7 or as high as 14 which is almost unbearable I have been suffering from the sw arats for 3 years they ar worse when my pain is worse I also take 2.5 mg lisinopril 1x day 30mg.isisorbide 1x day 50 mg metopeail 4xdqy pardon my spelling and typing

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Neurologist: Dr. David, Board Certified MD replied 6 months ago
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Neurologist: Dr. David, Board Certified MD replied 6 months ago

I am sorry you have these upper back sweats.

how old are you?

are you male or female?

have you had your thyroid hormone levels checked?

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Customer reply replied 6 months ago
I am 64 Female and no have not had my thyroid hormone levels chacked
Neurologist: Dr. David, Board Certified MD replied 6 months ago

you should see a doctor to get your thyroid hormone levels checked.

at age 64, you are after your menopause, declines of your body's estrogen levels can cause back sweats and symptoms

estrogen hormone replacement therapy can help with these sweats

black cohosh can help some patients with these sweats

medications like effexor or paxil can help some patients with these sweats

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