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Reply: Kaiser Permanente will NOT use opiods for Chronic ...
Dennis you are going to love this one! In a neighboring twp there is a chief of police you trying to get on a...More
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Reply: Vicodin
Wow, a lot of great help on one page! I agree with all of the others! You are NOT addicted, you are in...More
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Reply: Withdrawal symptoms from a Butrans pain patch
Wow, sorry to hear that! Someone is no friend to you! But hey, I was always led to believe the withdrawal...More
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Reply: Long time no see, & surgery over and looking prett...
Hi Annette, I used to take Ibuprofen 800 two at a time, four times a day, and it must have done something...More
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Reply: SacroIliac fusion
Thank you Mazzarisi. Yes I am still on PT and still in pain. But then again I had been in pain the last 5...More
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Reply: Totally Baffled~ Shingle/Phn
The last post I could find of mine was more than 4years ago, what post are you referring to? Take care,...More
Posted by annette030
2015 Discussion regarding Vets being FORCED off of...
ALOT of old discussion on this site pertaining to this topic...anybody out there that wants to share RECENT...More
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Reply: Veteran being forced off pain meds
An_261050, he needs to get a copy of his medical records and see exactly what is in them. He needs to...More
Posted by blessedladyptl
Reply: Pain Medication Frustration!!!
Chronic pain patients must be consistent, visable and vocal and be willing to spend their money to...More
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Reply: Has anyone changed from Kaiser into another plan f...
An_260858. I'm tyring to explain things. Unfortunately, the facts aren't compassionate. sid, why didn't...More
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Reply: stabbed my hand
Perhaps if necessary, a trip to the ER, for a tetnas shot....
Posted by gankee
Hi there, I found out either online or by a pharmacist that the Fentanyl patches really only last about...More
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Reply: Subutex for Chronic Pain?
Sir that is not true. Suboxone was designed to treat addiction. Subitex is one of the drugs in suboxone...More
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Reply: crying after c5c6fusion
Best of luck to you. I hope you have an easier time than you did with the last surgery you had. Take care,...More
Posted by annette030
Reply: Lost in the pain
All an ED is required to do is show you will not die from whatever is wrong with you, they will not do scans...More
Posted by annette030
Reply: Pain killer mystery
Hello. First, let me say that this really is something you need to discuss with your doctor in detail. I am...More
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Reply: Done with the Pain
A "widow maker" refers to a particular coronary artery that was blocked. That said, most folk who were...More
Posted by annette030
I'm done with the pain
Hello Someone. I dunno who, I have had multiple heart attacks, suffer with constant severe angina, I've...More
Posted by dallasguy
Reply: trying to switch from pain medication to diet or s...
Hi Dave, I am not worried about addiction. I am concerned with the cost of opioids, and with changing...More
Posted by annette030
Reply: Pain med regimens
I read that one should not take more than one long acting opioid at a time... Take care, AnnetteMore
Posted by annette030
Reply: Can I give my 12 year old Lortab
Agreed, this is a medical question you much see her doctor.
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Reply: so sad
Have to agree. I have only been here a couple of years. Been online & using computers forever it seems. I...More
Posted by brew_fool
Reply: Botchd Neck Surgery
Hi Necklady! I think you are asking some very good questions. While I can't say specifically whether...More
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Reply: Pain/numbness in left leg and foot
Hi Lisa, Sometimes doing some inversion work or gentle traction can help reduce tension on an...More
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Reply: Butran Patch Question
Hello, I can relate to your concerns and pain. I am on the 15mg patch along with Percocet 5/325 mg. I have been...More
Posted by tahreef
Reply: Does Anyone Else Have Post Thoracotomy Pain Syndro...
I had a thoracotomy 3 and half years ago and still have pain to this day! Some days are worse than...More
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Reply: Pain with few options
Side effects of meds usually wear off after a few weeks or maybe longer. Find out which of the...More
Posted by blessedladyptl
Reply: shingles pain in muscle
I wish I had a solution for you, just keep telling him if he complains to go to see the doctor. I don't have...More
Posted by annette030
Pain Pump Removal
When a pain pump is removed, is the catheter usually removed as well? My brother had his Morphine pain pump...More
Posted by basaf
Reply: Sholder and joint pain
Hello. IMHO, you need an accurate diagnose as to what is causing your pain. Start with your primary doctor...More
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Posted by davedsel2

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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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Fentanl Transdermal patch system (WARNING)
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