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It may not be Fibromyalgia
Hi all. I am in severe pain everyday. My legs are the worst!!! Seeing a flight of stairs frightens me the...More
Posted by An_261672
Reply: Norco urine test showing false negative
Debbilee, I was taking a generic for MS Contin which is long acting morphine for over a year and I never felt it...More
Posted by finn2
Any ideas on possible diagnosis?
Hi! I've had chronic pain, fatigue (10 years) as well as life-long depression that is pretty debilitating for...More
Posted by lillybit
Reply: brain pain? what do I do with this anger from this...
No. I was in jail for 19 days. When I was in court my mom told me you better plead for health or live...More
Posted by sanddoller
Reply: Left Hip Pain
Have your docs checked for tendon tears in your hips? I am 49. female, very active, we farm, so the active is...More
Posted by codot
Leg pain in both bone and muscle
My doctor contends that stains for lowering my cholesterol may be caused by the satin drug I am taking. I've...More
Posted by An_260204
Maybe CFS or Fibromyalgia?
I'm new to this group so I apologize if I'm not up to date with all the lingo. I've made kidney stones...More
Posted by stacytroutman
help what's wrong with me?
I'm hoping someone on here can shed some light on what may be wrong with me and point me in the right...More
Posted by abeautifulgrl69
Reply: Holistic Pain Management Help
After 44 years living with chronic pain, four failed spine surgeries, two failed pain management programs and...More
Posted by cweinbl
Reply: back sufferer who feels at end of rope
Actually, I don't work with or need a "pain (management) doctor." I went through two comprehensive pain...More
Posted by cweinbl
Reply: Hello Here is my story.
We have similar backgrounds. I've had four failed spine surgeries, including multilevel fusion. Sadly, spine...More
Posted by cweinbl
Reply: fibromyalgia, RA, failed lumbar surgery...GRIEVING...
Thank you. I appreciate ALL of your advice. I really do.
Posted by painshadow
Reply: Study Shows Chronic Back Pain Erodes Concentration...
Me too! But it won't happen. You're far from alone. There are literally millions of us. Try to ease up on the...More
Posted by cweinbl
fibromyalgia, RA, failed lumbar surgery...GRIEVING...
In the past 2 years I have developed Fibromyalgia, had a reconstructive foot surgery that failed and a L3-S1...More
Posted by An_257908
fibromyalgia, RA, failed lumbar surgery...GRIEVING...
In the past 2 years I have developed Fibromyalgia, had a reconstructive foot surgery that failed and a L3-S1...More
Posted by An_257908
Reply: Too much pain, I can't do it anymore!
Hi there, Thanks again for your help. i hadn't thought of or heard of the Fentanyl tablets before. So when I go...More
Posted by turtle6

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Reply: Getting to the end of my rope.
Please keep in mind that the spinal cord stimulator (SCS) only helps with neuropathic pain. Many of us are...More
Posted by cweinbl
Reply: Pain management for DDD, spinel stenosis, Levoscol...
I have exactly the same condition; but I've had it for 45 years. I've tried surgery four times (failed each...More
Posted by cweinbl
Reply: Severe back and chest pain
Someone posts that they have an undiagnosed pain and you (you are not a physician) find it appropriate to...More
Posted by cweinbl
Reply: FDA Warning: Epidural Steroid Injections
I've been turning down these shots since last fall, something just told me it wasn't the thing to do, plus the...More
Posted by finn2
False negative urine screen for Norco
I have had the same thing happen to me regarding the urine screen for Norco in my system came back...More
Posted by sherri3171957
Reply: backpain induced anxiety
1. Therapy. Nothing will help as much as a good therapist. In this case, I recommend a psychiatrist because...More
Posted by cweinbl
Recurring boils: 30 boils in 5 months, and countin...
To whoever can help, In the last 5 months I have suffered from a chronic Staph Infection (confirmed...More
Posted by robertthomas89
Fad Diagnosis Facts
Don't be a victim of the newest fad diagnosis. This page is from real MDs who are endocrinologists.More
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Share the Pain
Is your pain caused by a type of arthritis? is a new site aiming to change the conversation...More
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Shin Splints
Hello my name's Hillary. I recently started doing Roller Derby locally and I have developed what my coach...More
Posted by HLedford1991
Trigeminal neuralgia awareness day is Oct. 7
Here is my SONG TO TRIGEMINAL NEURALGIA. I hope you will...More
Posted by leejcaroll

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Have you heard of trigeminal neuralgia/know what it is and how it effects its sufferers?
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  • Yes to name, no to what it is.
  • I have tn
  • I know someonoe who has tn
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Reply: Chronic pain
I don't know much about vascular issues. My condition is much different. One recommendation that I can offer is...More
Posted by cweinbl
RE: Have Chronic Pain and just had a TIA (mini-st...
I have had chronic pain for many, many years now. Headaches, neck disk problems and jaw pain. About 2...More
Posted by meaningfulc1952
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Post-stroke Burning Sensation
My aunt, who is in her 80s, had a stroke a number of years ago and has continued to have TIAs. She's actually...More
Posted by MikeAls

Spotlight: Member Stories

My pain originates from a sled riding incident many years ago when I was in college that has continually gotten worse over the years. Over the past se...More

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Molecular battle for neuropathic pain relief...
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