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Sticky Post LIVE CHAT 7/23 at 1pm EDT: Ask Our Experts About M...
Ongoing pain, whether caused by an accident or illness, can have a powerful effect on every aspect of life....More
Posted by atti_editor
What did I injure while doing lunges?
Yesterday I was doing lunges and started off wide, trying to get the best out of the workout. I didn't even get...More
Posted by tphuff
Reply: Tolerance to pain meds? Opana?
Oh yes, fire ant stings hurt and burn, that's why they call them fire ants I guess. The red dots with white...More
Posted by finn2
I am so TIRED of being called a SISSY!!!
I have been getting a little more active this summer as a fibromyalgia sufferer. No matter what I am...More
Posted by nicoleteresabrown

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Do you get called a sissy?
Reply: Pain Management/ Sleep
Hello, I am a long term chronic pain patient, with alot of surgeries under my belt. I was on Lyrica for...More
Posted by southernbelle99
Reply: Pain Med Denials
I generally use Wal-Mart. I really think geography has a lot to do with it. Any pharmacy that gets fined,...More
Posted by annette030
Reply: Chronic pain prescriptions being filled, or not.
We have to do what we have to do to get our meds filled. If you will talk to the Pharmacy Manager and...More
Posted by blessedladyptl
Reply: I don't know what to do anymore!!
Annette, I know. SSDI pays app half or less than what you made working. I was just trying to make a...More
Posted by blessedladyptl
Too Much Medication?
If someone is taking 6/60mg tablets of Morphine Sulfate ER daily, 16/15mg Oxycodone daily, along with a 100mg...More
Posted by An_258280
Reply: Legalize Medical Marijuana, Doctors Say in Survey
idaho, not all drs agree about Marijuana. You're not suppose to take any meds that your pain dr didn't...More
Posted by blessedladyptl
Reply: Every Chronic Pain Patient Needs to READ THIS!!!
I wish I had doctors like some of you have. My pain management I was to young for SNA d I...More
Posted by denaliguy
Reply: RE: What to do with a Friend that Complains about...
If the pain and/or depression were that bad, she would be seeing a dr and doing what she could to lessen...More
Posted by blessedladyptl
Reply: Seeing Pain Specilaist and Scares about it.
Hello, I thought I would update this for those that may have been interested. I did go to my first...More
Posted by simpleme1
Reply: Interesting
What is interesting?????
Posted by An_255018
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Reply: RE: My Pain Mgt. Dr. and my Neurologist
Thank-you all for your responses to my discussion. I would like to remove it from here. If anyone could...More
Posted by meaningfulc1952
Reply: What to do when the meds are not effective??
Sorry for not answering sooner been in the hospital. I had a bad reaction to a med I have been talking...More
Posted by braumeisterbob
is there any pain meds that don't process through...
havve hep C, and cant take pain meds that are processed through the liver. are there any that are processed...More
Posted by An_258199
Reply: Pain Medication
Even if Medical Marijuana is legal in your state, not all drs agree with the use of it. If you see a...More
Posted by blessedladyptl
Reply: Pain after cervical fusion
Maybe, you were not a candidate for surgery at all? No one wants to hear there is no good choice for...More
Posted by annette030
fibro , bad back & spnial stimiualtor
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Reply: pelvic pain
Hi my name is Debbie and I have suffered from chronic pelvic pain for 20 years. I had numerous surgeries...More
Posted by debhooper47
Reply: Medication not showing in urine
Annette, Thank You !
Posted by blessedladyptl
Reply: Benefits denied bc I refuse to hippa signed over- ...
Yes the can legally deny you coverage. This is becoming common for insurance companies. It is an attempt...More
Posted by blessedladyptl
Reply: discharged from pain management
gimpyd, having to have a PCP's permission sounds like something that a health plan might have. Medicare...More
Posted by blessedladyptl
Reply: Costochondritis
Hello murph222, I have had bouts with costochondritis and my cardiologist normally prescribes an...More
Posted by meaningfulc1952
Reply: side effects
How many injections over what period of time? Are you using any other medications? Have you had any hormonal...More
Posted by cweinbl
Reply: falling down stairs injury question
Hi I had a fall down the stairs a little over two weeks ago 28/6/14 from top to bottom, and landed...More
Posted by kirstyrogers1527
Reply: crying after c5c6fusion
Hi Peanut99, I am wondering if you are the same person who posted on ratemymd about a doctor on Vancouver...More
Posted by kasnomad
Reply: Strong non-narcotic pain killers?
Thank you for your post. I'm so sorry to hear that your meds were taken away. It's terrible when people believe...More
Posted by cweinbl
Reply: Advice on talking with a doctor
You did not say how long you were addicted...Please be honest with any doctor you have contact with, anyone...More
Posted by annette030

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