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I LIVE IN SAN DIEGO, CA..recently, my OB-GYN..will not 'see' any pain patients in his practice...He gave us a...More
Posted by An_263995
Reply: Don't I have the right to receive relief?
How could early refills happen with opiods? Insurance won't allow that. I pick mine up at a grocery store...More
Posted by finn2
Reply: pain managment
Hi, wanted you to know that I take oxycodone and oxycontin long acting for pain and have several different kinds...More
Posted by finn2
Reply: Has Anyone Receive Treatment for Painful TMJ? Inpu...
Hi I am sorry you are in so much pain. I am really not a fan chiropractors, unless I have a firm diagnosis...More
Posted by sgbl88
Reply: Your Experience/Thoughts on Spinal Cord Stimulator
I came across your post.. I am 3 months post op from the Medtronic SCS. I also notice the pain around the...More
Posted by tricias14
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: Pain Dr changes meds to methadone
They tried to put me on time released methadone and I said no. I refused to take them. That's one pill I do...More
Posted by jimhaz77
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
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Reply: Moon Face after Cortisone Injection--how long does...
I read an article about a year ago about the shots around the spine, (I posted the article in the pain sites...More
Posted by finn2
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: Strong non-narcotic pain killers?
I too would like to know. I have been on them most of my life. I have had non opioid pain meds work with...More
Posted by thegreatest
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: shoulder and arm pain
Please see your doctor about this. It could also originate in the neck area of your spine. Take care,...More
Posted by annette030
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
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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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  • 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.
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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
Reply: Chronic pain relief, long term
Hi maestro73, annette030 is right. Define side effects of medicine to your doctor. Absolutely he will get...More
Posted by johnwillton7

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Every Chronic Pain Patient Needs to READ THIS!!!
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