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Has anyone ever been put on Levorphanol for cronic pain?

I was put on levorphanol for pain and wonder if anyone else has had as much relief as I have? I have been on it about 6 months now and I am pleased with the relief I have found with it! I have severe pain from nerve damage. I cant stand anything touching my foot, its awful. My right side was completely damaged from a stroke. This medicine was used in the 1950s. And the company closed, Many years later someone else bought the rights to it. All I know is it… read more

posted 1 day ago
A MyChronicPainTeam Member said:

Hi Kathy,

I read your message, and got so excited!! I have terrible neuropathy and have tried everything. Gabapentin, Lyrica, Oxycodone, Tramadol, &… read more

posted about 23 hours ago
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Lyrica and irritability

I have a 22 month old child so I expect her to test her boundaries; however, I fee very agitated right now. Normally I am very calm and patient. Is this possibly related to the Lyrica?

posted 2 days ago
A MyChronicPainTeam Member said:

@A MyChronicPainTeam Member

Welcome to this group where we understand and support each other.

I've never taken Lyrica, so I can't comment on it's side… read more

posted 1 day ago
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Site question

Why, as many are here for their own chronic pain, isn't there an option for 'disabled', under 'What's your situation?'

posted 5 days ago
A MyChronicPainTeam Member said:

I work part time and I absolutely consider myself disabled.

A dictionary entry for "disabled" = having a physical or mental condition that limits… read more

posted 4 days ago
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I would like to learn more about the pain some of you struggle with.

I thought during you diagnosis awareness month, you could share information/facts about your diagnosis. What do you think!

The more people posting, the better educated we become. RSD/CRPS awareness is November, there are several of us that can share information

posted 7 days ago
A MyChronicPainTeam Member said:

I was brought up in a cult. It affected my life and who I married and after 4 children and no house to live in I left my husband and the religion and… read more

posted about 1 hour ago
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Abilify and weight loss has anyone else experienced this?

I'm only about 30 Days in of taking the medication Abilify which is for bipolar depression and I've already experienced a 20 pound weight loss so far.
H as anyone else lost weight on this medication if so can you let me know?
Im also curious about any other side effects people might be experiencing on this medication like restlessness during the night or feel hyper during the day?

posted 7 days ago
A MyChronicPainTeam Member said:

50 is GREAT. It took me a whole year to lose 92/93. I felt so much more energy as I lost weight. Back then, I back to my old, athletic self. Now that I… read more

posted 3 days ago
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What positive advice can you give

After years if Oesteo and Rheumatoidd pain. I have now been given a diagnosis of Fibromyalgia. I want to stay positive. What’s your best positive advice please?

posted 7 days ago
A MyChronicPainTeam Member said:

Find a great Rheumatologist! One that listens, is open to new trials, is in the business for more than a few years, and one who UNDERSTANDS!. I… read more

posted 4 days ago
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How to set SMALL goals when you're in pain?

Having dealt with back & neck pain plus Depression for 2 years Im trying to motivate myself to set SMALL goals.
For example ...
my biggest motivation right now is losing weight so I've decided to set small goals by treating my daily workouts like they are a "JOB" .
My first small goal is to get out of bed every single morning brush my teeth , take a bath ,get dressed , comb my hair. Then do some type of exercise by 9 am.
This may not seem like a big goal but I became… read more

posted 8 days ago
A MyChronicPainTeam Member said:

@"Stark

Thank you for the update. I've been concerned about Lonnie. Doesn't sound like he has anyone to help him.

posted 5 days ago
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What happened to the Provider Directory that this app used to have? Where people could add good doctors in thier area?

posted 9 days ago
A MyChronicPainTeam Member said:

Go to quick links under the 3 bars. It shows providers.

posted 9 days ago
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Somatic disorder is it real or are we just not being believed by our doctor's?

Two years ago I began to have shoulder and neck pain. At first I thought it was a bad night sleep and had a little bit of tension..
Then I began to have a relapse in my depression and also the pain got worse..
Finally my pain management doctor ordered an MRI and he told me that I had a bulging disc in my lower back.
So my question is...
Is somatic pain REAL & the physical pain was due to the depression?
Or was it physical AND… read more

posted 9 days ago
A MyChronicPainTeam Member said:

Hi how are you?
Wow, that is incredible it took 17 years! And here I thought I was waiting a long time because I was going through this for 3 years!
read more

posted 2 days ago
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Has anyone received pain relief from taking psychiatric medication?

I've been on the psychiatric medication Abilify for a month now and I have noticed that I've haven't had this pain in my neck like I had before. ...
I was wondering if anyone else had success with pain relief from using any type of mental health medication?
I read online from the few other blog sites that some people have had success with pain management by taking small doses of Abilify.
I'm still not a hundred percent pain-free but I can… read more

posted 9 days ago
A MyChronicPainTeam Member said:

Would be nice if the med side effect was pain relief or lower pain unfortunately 0 change in my pain condition

posted 4 days ago