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Reply: Dave, or anyone with hip replacement experience
Hello, Sonya. I've been managing severe chronic pain from serious spinal problems for 40 years. When my hips...More
Posted by davedsel2
Reply: I Would Like to Add a bit more info about my situa...
I may be to shed a little light on this. I have friends that are recovering heroin addicts. This kind of...More
Posted by 1234ater
Arthritic pain caused by Chemo
Is there anyone else out there who has arthritic pain from taking chemo drugs? If so, what are you doing...More
Posted by shortyribbons
Reply: What To Do When Your Friend does Not understand pa...
I wish people hadn't rushed to judgement and assumed you were taking too much or had an abuse issue without...More
Posted by finn2

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Would you be friends with someone that has chronic pain?
  • Yes
  • No way
  • only if they understood
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I Would Like to Add a bit more info about my situa...
My neighbor/and I thought was my friend have had this difference of opinion for a while. I had no idea that...More
Posted by Anon_27116
Reply: Your Experience/Thoughts on Spinal Cord Stimulator
Hello....Im thinking about getting a stimulator implant...I want to waive the pros and cons. Any help is...More
Posted by michelle5678
Synodic Pain
Can you use a heat pad for the pain? And for how long?
Posted by ChelaSierra
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Reply: Adult with Spina Bifida Myelomeningaocele
Hey hun I have spina bifida myelomeningocele n I'm 32 yrs old n I ALSO have chronic pain in my back n I'm...More
Posted by lovebun82
Reply: shoulder and arm pain
have a bulging disc in my c3-c4 with same symptoms but more, there is some stenosis. meaning come...More
Posted by countrygirl76
Encapsulated Blood Clot after Total Knee Replaceme...
I'm not sure where to post this. A friend had a total knee replacement and developed a blood clot around the...More
Posted by An_256796
Spinal Cord Simulator tips etc
I am new to all this, have the Medtronic SCS. Have had it 3 months now. I am overall happy with it. I had...More
Posted by tricias14
Reply: Familial Mediterranean Fever
Hi Charity, I was just doing some reading on FMF and found this discussion. I know it's 5 years old, but I...More
Posted by An_263969
Reply: Need a doctor in UK for Lidocaine injections
Thank you. I have an orthopedic surgeon who specializes in my cartilage tears. However, he is young and not...More
Posted by sgbl88
Reply: lower back pain
Your best option would be to discuss all this with your primary doctor. You will most likely need to see a...More
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Posted by davedsel2
Reply: Head pain when Burping and sometimes yawning?
This warrants a visit to your doctor. We can not diagnose or give medical advice and certainly not treat in...More
Posted by An_255018
norco 10/325 and other totally off market septembe...
so, someone just told me 3 days that opiate pain meds such as norco,ip110,m367 and all the other makers of...More
Posted by An_263876
Reply: Every Chronic Pain Patient Needs to READ THIS!!!
Sorry can not relate to what you are saying. Never had an issue getting medication. Yeah it is great saying I...More
Posted by An_263349
Reply: Post-thoracic Chronic Pain
I missed out writing that I am not on any pain medication at the moment. I was only taking Tylenol for the...More
Posted by melodos
Reply: Facet Rhizotomy Procedure
I have Rhizotomies every six months on my cervical and lower lumbar. Because my pain level/tolerance is...More
Posted by An_263840
Reply: pain management doctor
Hi, I purchased an ultrasound device similar to ones used by physical therapists four days ago, only for home...More
Posted by sgbl88
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Reply: thoracotomy pain
I also have "chronic regional pain syndrome" from a thoracotomy that I had in 2010 and have been on neurotin...More
Posted by kc26501
Reply: Neurocet with Opiods
Thanks for your input. I figured as much and haven't taken it yet. I really appreciate the replies I've...More
Posted by gardngal16
Reply: help
The best thing to do would be to see your doctor. After an exam of your foot, he/she will hopefully be able...More
Posted by atti_editor

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why does my foot hurt and what is causing it
  • my foot hurts
  • what is causing it
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Reply: Chronic shoulder pain
I had a full replacement when I was 29. The only reason they gave is you are not old enough? The ball on my...More
Posted by f_u_all
Reply: Walgreens and Wal-Mart Pharmacy Denies Chronic Pai...
Like other posters have stated go to a hospital pharmacy. I have a high deductible ($3000), full...More
Posted by thegreatest

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Is anyone on this board having difficulty getting their prescriptions for Oxycodone 15mg, Fentanyl Patch 25 mcg and/or other narcotic medications - filled by Walgreens, Wal-Mart or CVS Pharmacies?
  • Yes. Walgreens Denied Filling My Narcotic Pain Prescription.
  • Yes. CVS Denied Filling My Narcotic Pain Prescription.
  • Yes. Wal-Mart Denied Filling My Narcotic Pain Prescription.
  • Yes. It is discrimination
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Reply: For Dave
Hello, everyone. . We had a very nice holiday yesterday. Our eldest son cooked hamburgers indoors and ramen....More
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Posted by davedsel2
Neurocet with Opiods
I am a chronic pain sufferer from disc degenerative disease from T11 through S1. My sister gave me a bottle...More
Posted by gardngal16
Spinal Cord Stimulator bad trial
I just finished my trial of a Medtronic spinal cord stimulator. It was a terrible experience and I would like...More
Posted by flygal123
Reply: TENS or ElectroAcupuncture Units or Devices
As Grace stated they are very difficult to apply by yourself. Mine has 2 different band so it can be done at...More
Posted by brew_fool
Reply: What a waste
I like that thought too. I went back to food service after losing my job. 25 years with the same company went...More
Posted by brew_fool

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Peter Abaci, MD , is certified in anesthesia and pain management by the American Board of Anesthesiology. Dr. Abaci received his undergraduate educat...More

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