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I had both an Occipital Nerve Block and Trigger Point Injections that were done in upper cervical area done last Wednesday(Feb. 3rd). I literally have felt no difference. The only big thing/feeling that's happened since then was a major...
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I have Crohn's and had been on Remicade for 5 years which has helped. I lost my insurance several years ago and have not had the money for the treatment ($5800.00) or afford the insurance ($1282.00/month) needed to get back on Remicade. ...
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So i just got back from ht ER I know nobody on here is a doctor and all the free asking doctor board's take weeks to get back to you. Anyway I am already on Valium (for years) and Lamitctal However the ER doc prescribe oxycodone, flexe...
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I used to be able to sleep in on the weekends, but now I can't even sleep till my alarm on weekdays. It's just too bright and I end up waking up just after sunrise. I'm not talking about the kind of brightness a darkening curtain would h...
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On oxy for pain and Doc want's to add Feleeril. Problem is there is debate if I have a type of epilepsy or other nerve disorder like MS. My big fear is epilepsy Oxy use to make me shake and bite my tongue but since i been on 200mg Lami...
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I have been on morphine er 60mgs twice a day for my chronic pain among other issues. Yesterday I found out I had extensive nerve damage in my lower back. And my doctor changed my meds from the morphine to Opana Er 20 mgs twice a day. wha...
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Like so many of you, my painful conditions are not visible to most. I have a long scar but it isn't something most would see unless I pointed it out. But my pain is as real as if I were covered in swollen bruises and gruesome cuts. I go ...
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I'm about to have an artificial disc replacement in my neck. I've had cervical and lumbar fusion and am glad I did. (don't know why so many are afraid of surgeries). I know doctors are leery about giving pain meds to patients, as well ...
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Hello, Everyone A little background. I had nine surgeries in two years, trying to repair my left jaw from degenerative arthritis. Yes, believe it or not, Temporomandibular joint (TMJ) disease can truly do that much damage; rare but...
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Well, I have been in the Addiction/abuse group and they are confusing me w/ actual addicts. So, not 4 me. I will just have to deal w/it on my own.....oy! At least in this group, y'all understand.
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Has anyone else had the side effect of swelling with the use of ms contin/ morphine ER?? I don't mean like swelling in airway or face which could mean an allergy. I have noticed that when I take it I get swelling in my ankles. I kno...
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I'm on morphine er 15 milligrams twice a day. I've noticed extreme foot ankle and leg swelling since I've been on this. Has anybody tried anything else to alleviate this problem? Another drug perhaps?
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Hello, I am new to the community. Reaching out in the hopes that others who may have dealt with similar issues may have suggestions or advice. Nearly 3 years ago while working out in a gym, I felt a numbing sensation in my left leg. The ...
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Hello, I am fairly new to the neighborhood and after reading a lot of other posts, I guess its time to add my own. I am a 46 year old male who has more than his share of issues but we will stick to pain for now. About a year and a half a...
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Hello, I am asking this question on behalf of my husband. For the past couple of years he has been suffering with rectal spasms, pain/soreness and pressure after he has a bowel movement and this lasts for hours almost into days. He has...
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My husband has severe shoulder pin from reconstructive shoulder surgery. He has been on it for at leaset 4 yrs, his personality has changed to the point where I can't see "Rob" in there any more. We once had a happy, full life together. ...
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It all started in december i thought i was having a heart attack did blood work and ekg heart is fine. I had pain in my left shoulder and everytime the pain started i would feel sick to my stomach. Dr said thoracic spine injury. Now almo...
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Every morning for about 3 weeks I have had severe nausea. It will last until I take my first dose of Hydrocodon which used to be around 11am but that means nausea every day til nearly noon. Now I am taking it earlier to stop the nausea...
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Hello all. Well, I had my 2nd opinion/referral to a diff. PM that I'd researched. I walked away feeling hopeful. He clearly stated that he knew about my condition (that led to CP) but also admitted that he has only ever had one patient i...
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To members of this community, let me apologize for this being long. It's my first post and I'm desperate for a friend to communicate with, who is going through similar issues. I have my wonderful husband of 22 years and other family, b...
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