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I have arachnoiditis which is a affects the spinal chord and I'm in constant pain. I take methadone,...More
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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
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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
Reply: Question re: Pain Management Agreement (Contract)
I would put off signing that until you discuss it with a lawyer who specializes in in HIPAA rights. I agree...More
Posted by An_246419
Reply: My pain medication does not seem to work for a few...
This is not in your head, it happens to me every month too! and it's not just my pain meds that don't work,...More
Posted by mistyrx
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: shingles
As you may know, shingles comes from the same virus that caused you to have chicken pox when you were...More
Posted by Peter Abaci, MD
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
Posted by dmcbla77

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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: 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
Reply: back and serve leg pain
What is your diagnosis? How was it diagnosed? With which radiological instruments? Diagnosis always precedes...More
Posted by cweinbl
Endo phantom pain
Hi, I am desperate to get guidance on my situation. I was diagnosed with an endometrioma in 2007. When it...More
Posted by An_259601
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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Should I go to the ER?
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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
Reply: Pain Management Alternatives
Why don't you like the idea of "being on the opiate pain medications?" You've tried maybe 15% of all...More
Posted by cweinbl
Reply: Can copper-infused gloves relieve carpal tunnel wr...
as it has been written a ____________ & their money are soon parted!
Posted by An_259559

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Can copper-infused gloves relieve carpal tunnel wrist pain?
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  • No studies support copper as a pain reliever.
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Reply: Surgery for synovial cyst - nerve pain
Yes, I have had the tingling/numbness you speak is part of the sciatica nerve pain that is caused...More
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Reply: Clavicle Non-union
Absolutely no smoking with healing. People rarely talk about nicotine and how it affects our bodies' ability to...More
Posted by mirmae
Finally relief years after broken neck
5 years ago I broke my c5/c6 and had it fused. My surgeon sent me to a PT who knew nothing and helped not at...More
Posted by heady555
Finally relief years after broken neck
5 years ago I broke my c5/c6 and had it fused. My surgeon sent me to a PT who knew nothing and helped not at...More
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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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