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Reply: Carpel Tunnel question
How long did it take for them to figure this out, and what kind of doctor did you have to go to?
Posted by dnickels
how many hoops will I have to go thru for prescrip...
I have no health insurance and I'm dealing with fairly bad pain in my wrist, daily, and for the last 4...More
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Reply: back and serve leg pain
TO tbrown83: I do not know your diagnosis but I had a similar problem for many years with no relief from pain...More
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Reply: Question re: Pain Management Agreement (Contract)
HI 2464519 , When I first started to read your post I thought it would probally be a bit much but I really got...More
Posted by 77grace
forearm pain
For the second night, I have pain in my forearm, wrist and fingers. What could cause this pain.
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Reply: shingles
Hi pollysue , I rrealize that it has been 2 weeks since you posted !I was hoping to hear that you are starting...More
Posted by 77grace
Reply: I need advice..I'm in pain.
Hi Ally. Sorry about your pain. I know how you feel. My severe chronic pain started just after my 17th...More
Posted by cweinbl
Reply: My pain medication does not seem to work for a few...
Studies seem to indicate that fluctuations in estrogen levels seem to have a significant impact on...More
Posted by Peter Abaci, MD
Reply: Bad Urine Test Results
Call the lab yourself and ask them the questions you have. Have a pencil handy to write down the answers you...More
Posted by annette030
having problems with spinal cord stimulator
Well this is my second issue,but this time I want to have an independent agency inspect my stimulator for...More
Posted by ars92256
Reply: Getting the Word Out
I'm so sorry for your loss. I, too, understand how helpless and hopeless your brother must have felt. I have...More
Posted by tresvick
Reply: Kaiser Permanente will NOT use opiods for Chronic ...
In the state of WA there is a publication "Interagency Guideline on Opioids Dosing for Chronic Non-cancer...More
Posted by allengp37
Severe Pain in Adult Ear
My husband has had severe pain in ear. He has seen Ears Nose Throat who took CAT Scan. Couldn't find...More
Posted by luckyladyarlene
Reply: New Federal Law In 10 Days-Hydrocodone Combination
I have been in chronic pain for six years and I know where you are coming from. I wish I could have just one...More
Posted by dawn1328
Reply: Pain from AVN out of control
Hello. I TOTALLY understand your pain. I have been diagnosed in Feb of this year w avn in the right hip then a...More
Posted by ccven123
acute pain on top of foot
I have a area on the top of my foot that gets no better or worse. I have had no injury. Does anyone have a...More
Posted by happyinbama
Reply: suffering with shoulder pain
I did see a doctor and said it was 2 pinched nerves in my neck
Posted by robin921
Reply: Completely and totally confused...
Suboxone and Nalaxone are medications that significantly reduce the ill effects caused by withdrawal from...More
Posted by cweinbl
Reply: Please help! Transition to suboxone or methadone?
Hi , So, let me see if I understand this <You have been on some opioid and now on suboxone to help with the...More
Posted by 77grace
Reply: Annette, I need sum advice
Here is an excerpt from the WebMD Community Terms Of Use: "The Site Does Not Provide Medical AdviceThe...More
Posted by An_255018
Reply: Sharp Left side stomach pain
I would ask my doc about bowel problems, that is about all that is in your left abdomen. Take care, AnnetteMore
Posted by annette030
Reply: Walgreens and Wal-Mart Pharmacy Denies Chronic Pai...
Yes c.v.s denied me several times. My neighbor died in severe pain. I asked the pharmacist when it was legal...More
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Reply: Veteran being forced off pain meds
Totally agree. We've lost the war on drugs and need to get over it. Portugal decriminalized drugs 12 years...More
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Reply: Movement in Stomach but on period and tubes are ti...
Hi blessedladyptl , That makes a lot of sense to me beause I have had terrible pain and cramping ,I even...More
Posted by 77grace
Reply: Broken Ankle Recovery Help
Only your doctor can answer these questions. You need to contact him/her asap.
Posted by An_255018
Broken Ankle Recovery Help
Hello all, I am unsure whether this is the best place to post, but I am looking for assistance....More
Posted by matthewbowers
Endo phantom pain
Hi, I am desperate to get guidance on my situation. I was diagnosed with an endometrioma in 2007. When it...More
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Reply: Shoulder Pain after neck surgery
Hi flashyg , Sory tha tyou are hurting so bad !I'm comfused about the Lidocaine ???Are you injecting yourself...More
Posted by 77grace

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Reply: Your Experience/Thoughts on Spinal Cord Stimulator
1. The SCS is for those of us with neuropathic pain (pain that radiates down an arm, hip or leg). If your most...More
Posted by cweinbl

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David N. Maine, MD is the director of the Center for Interventional Pain Medicine at Mercy Medical Center in Baltimore. Maine graduated with a degree ...More

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