About Me: Female, 61, Montreal, PQ, member since Oct 2009
I have been a chronic pain patient for the past 10 years. It started with a herniated disc and a bulging disk. I have tried everything you can imagine. Finally about a year ago, after many blocks, I had a nerve block that only lasted for a month. I was told I could only
[More] have 2 a year and I just had to stay on narcotics. Thankfully my pain became intermittant and only lasted for a few weeks at a time. To me it was a miracle. Then in June this year I fell and was unconscious for 2 days. When I came to my left leg was 4 times its size and was paralized. It was diagnosed as rhabdomylosis. I spent 3 weeks in the hospital and 3 months at home. The healing process was excrusiating. Now it turns out I have more nerve damage and my pain has been really hard to control. I am now upto 75 mcg of fentanyl patch. I have an appointment with my pain management doctor in a month.
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