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Us it true the goverment plan is to take away opiated from chronic pain sufferers?

Us it true the goverment plan is to take away opiated from chronic pain sufferers?

Us the goverment planning to force chronic pain sufferers to go off their opiates?

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A MyChronicPainTeam Member said:

The government does have a plan to try and reduce opioid based deaths and to get people off them. The negative is that they overreacted and many chronic… read more

posted about 14 hours ago
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My doctor started me on duloxetine. If anyone else has experience with this... How long is it supposed to take before it helps?

My doctor started me on duloxetine. If anyone else has experience with this... How long is it supposed to take before it helps?

They have no idea if I have fibromyalgia or not. But they're just trying this to see. I'm just wondering, when am I supposed to feel better if this med is supposed to help? What's been anyone elses experience? It's basically cymbalta. I only see results for energy, appetite, mood, etc but not pain on a Google search. They did not want me to come back in X amount of time for a… read more

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A MyChronicPainTeam Member said:

I'm so sorry NyxC that is terrible!

posted about 16 hours ago
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Location

Location

How do I change my state that it stays cuz it keeps changing back

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A MyChronicPainTeam Member said:

Ok thanx I figured it out

posted 2 days ago
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Due to my chronic pain and illness I’ve never been able to clean like I used to. So I hired a girl to come in and clean two hours once a

Due to my chronic pain and illness I’ve never been able to clean like I used to. So I hired a girl to come in and clean two hours once a

Week. My common law spouse refuses to pay for it so therefore I’m unable to keep a clean house. I told him then I need you to do all the things I cannot. He won’t. I desperately need this service and I cannot afford it. Any advice?

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A MyChronicPainTeam Member said:

Wow if u can't do it and he won't then he should be willing to hire part time help , only a couple hours a week how cheap is your loving caring partner,… read more

posted 1 day ago
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Sciatic nerve sufferers

Sciatic nerve sufferers

Can you tell me how to live this way every day.
I am unable to leave my house on my own 2 feet.
Have you had your sciatic nerve burned?

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A MyChronicPainTeam Member said:

I have had multiple epidurals and get some relief but not permanent relief. I use a tens unit that helps me.

posted about 16 hours ago
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Does anyone experience severe Charlie horses

Does anyone experience severe Charlie horses

I get severe Charlie horses in just about every part of my body. The worst ones are on both of my sides and rib cage right under my breast. Just a slight turn either way or leaning forward in the sitting position triggers them. They are extremely pain that they sometimes take my breath away. I also get them in my hands, feet, legs etc. But the ones in the side are the worst. Does anyone else deal with this issue? If so do you know the cause and if theirs anything to… read more

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A MyChronicPainTeam Member said:

Hello thank you for your question Tumi Intracoastal or rib muscle spasms seem unusual unless it's secondary two inorganic issue in the region the… read more

posted 2 days ago
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Pain/brain fog

Pain/brain fog

I've probably asked this a couple of times before, but, I can't remember, thanks to fibro/brain fog... Does anyone have any (realistic) tips to help with pain/brain fog? I've had it since before my fibro diagnosis & it seems to get worse in cycles, but, I can't pinpoint why. I'm currently taking a supplement that is said to help with cognitive issues & many have had success with it, but, I don't notice any difference. I often times find the fog worse than the pain, because I used to… read more

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A MyChronicPainTeam Member said:

Plus Getting Older doesn’t help

posted 3 days ago
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Osteoarthritis pain and back pain due to degenerative disk disease

Osteoarthritis pain and back pain due to degenerative disk disease

I have never been on pain meds or any anti inflammatory meds. I've had early onset of arthritis basically everywhere in my body. I'm 38 but I've had arthritis since I was a teenage. My back is shot. In the last couple of years my liver has been enlarging and my kidneys aren't in tip top shape. I have GI Bleeding as well. My body hurts every single day and I just continue to push forward. However it's taking it's toll on me. I need to find… read more

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A MyChronicPainTeam Member said:

Thank you! I did not realize that. I could definitely use one of on my back for sure.

posted 4 days ago
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How do I find out if I have RA

How do I find out if I have RA

My daddy had RA very bad, so my doctor wants me to be tested for it. How do I go about it and is it painful?

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A MyChronicPainTeam Member said:

@Tammy769

It's a simple blood test. My mother had RA. My recent blood test came back at 11.8. I believe the lowest for an RA diagnosis is 12.4. So, I… read more

posted 3 days ago
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Does anyone have or know about cervical dystonia? Treatments

Does anyone have or know about cervical dystonia? Treatments

This is a irretractable pain. Out of all my other chronic pains it's impossible to help with meds. I use THC and CBD. Have my first botox the 10th

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A MyChronicPainTeam Member said:

Been living with dystonia for 30 years and yes a living hockey stick it is

posted 1 day ago
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