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Reply: Butran Patch Question
I haven't been exposed to the Butrans Patch. However, after 6 plus years on morphine ER and oxycodone IR. My...More
Posted by allengp37
Reply: drug screening every 30 days
I take issue with "drs don't have the time to read up..." As a former clinic administrator of 6 surgeons (4...More
Posted by allengp37
Reply: Please advise
Take charge of your "pain management." Most of us chronic pain patients have signed an agreement with the PM...More
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Reply: Does anyone have any methods to ease low back pain...
I have a lot of pain in my lower back, even after having four disc removed, I still have pain. I now have 2...More
Posted by ryk2000
Reply: Pain Management in South East Michigan?
find an activity that you can do as comfortably as possible. for me that is an arc trainer at the gym...More
Posted by braumeisterbob
Reply: Serotonin Syndrome - must I pay for my GP's error ...
Back and hip pain are best diagnosed by a spinal orthopedic surgeon or spinal neurosurgeon. They will order...More
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Reply: (Proglumide) Legal product lowers opiate tolerence
This is not approved by the FDA. It works for about 10 days. Do Your Research Before Believing.
Posted by blessedladyptl
Reply: Muscle pain from scoliosis
I agree with ctbeth, I am now 56 facing spine fusion because I did not properly take care of my scoliosis....More
Posted by tarrot
Reply: 9 knee surgeries
Trying to lose weight and exercise more with a bad knee pain can be a real challenge. I do have a...More
Posted by Peter Abaci, MD
Hello, I also have gastroparisis I am 22 year old female. I was diagnosed about 2 years ago. Zofran is...More
Posted by jessekaraxox
Reply: PM monthly screening.
I don't know of any of these drug tests that screen for only the levels of prescribed meds. They also...More
Posted by blessedladyptl

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Reply: strange pain, any info, suggestion and advices are...
See your own doc, ask about hernias if he hasn't checked for that already. Take care, AnnetteMore
Posted by annette030
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Reply: TMD
Chandlar I'm new to these posts and seeing yours from two years ago wonder how you are now...I'm going to...More
Posted by jfeather01
Reply: Naproxen sodium
Aleve is over the counter and there is 220 mg of Naproxen in each tablet. Naproxen Sodium 500 mg is...More
Posted by blessedladyptl
Reply: I don't know what to do about my dear mom
Hello,There is nothing in this world like the good old fashioned blowup do-nut cushion for a broken...More
Posted by northernsongbird
Reply: medicine
Unless it is a refill, the rx numbers are different. You need to talk to your dr about this.
Posted by blessedladyptl
Reply: Internal Scar Tissue
I basically have some kind of nerve pain in foot. Mid-foot trigger point. Hurts different everyday depending on...More
Posted by rounds
Reply: No More NSAIDs
Thanks Dave. I had to stop the baby aspirin my cardiologist put me on. My PCP wants me scoped, both ends...More
Posted by braumeisterbob
Reply: Neuropathy Pain
me??? swelling, weight gain, constant thoughts of suicide, killing other people, increase of nerve pain. my...More
Posted by An_259187
Reply: Swelling in legs and feet caused by herniated disk...
"50% of doctors completing medical school finished in the bottom half of their class." LOL...LOL...LOL Very...More
Posted by cweinbl
Reply: Spinal fusion causing hip joint issues
Yikes!! That is a major surgery by itself, certainly worth telling a patient about when one is deciding to...More
Posted by annette030
Reply: Herniated cervical disk
Grace is correct, the EMG test just tells you the sensory nerves are working fine. I had it done also, I too...More
Posted by annette030
Above post...
The above post is for Tarot.
Posted by annette030
Reply: Why??
To An259...because there is so much hate in the world and this is no different? Pray for Our Planet and...More
Posted by fibrofran17
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Reply: Foot Pain
How are your glucose levels? I had an issue with a Blood Pressure medication causing bruning in my hands...More
Posted by inpainalways
Reply: Have a question about by pain medicine -- Fentanyl...
Oh and I meant to ask you what medicine do you use for breakthrough pain, if any?
DX: Crohn's, Benign Pancreatic neuroendocrine tumors
Meds: Fentanyl 50mcg/h patch, Tramadol 50-100mg 3-4x/day, Lomotil 2 tabs 4x/day, Gabapentin 1800mg, Klonopin 1mg 3x/day, Atenolol, Effexor XR 75mg
Posted by darkvolker
Reply: Chronic pain w/ Crohn's Disease.
Not all gastros are like that. When I first started with Ulcerative Colitis & Chrons many years ago....More
Posted by braumeisterbob
Reply: I have a white pill with U17 on one side and clank...
so it sounds like An_259100 was right
Posted by An_258778
Reply: Intercostal Neuralgia/Nerve Pain
My IN started in Sept. of 2012, and it's constant. I too have been through so many tests and am irritated at how...More
Posted by mychel
Reply: discharged from pain management
I have some great news for people who has been wrongfully discharged by their pain managment doctor!! Do...More
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