Dose anyone with pots get like heart episodes where your heart races for no reason and it jumps around? Also after you have one do you get really lathargic and cant speak and stuff?
If so how has is affected your chronic pain?
It feels like a burning electrocution. My body is constantly spasming and that feels like being poked with a cattle rod.
My Dr. is talking about putting in a pain pump & changing me from nortiptolene to gabapantin. All would be used in combination with the spinal cord stimulator. Please understand that my body is the exception not the rule. I suffer from crps in my back, left lower leg (just below knee), & in my left foot. I have had 7 surgeries on my leg/foot already. I have to go see a cardiovascular surgeon on the 30th. I have decreased circulation in my leg/foot. Also, my foot has a… read more
Any help and recommendations would be greatly appreciated. I have suffered from plantar fasciitis for several years. It has been too painful to walk in recent months. Wear orthotics daily, plus foot splints nightly and during the day. Finally resorting to cortisone shots in my heels. Just not sure what to expect. Please help
I barely fully recovered from the flu after about two weeks. Of course I got secondary infections because that's how it goes, right? Now, with the possibility of a national lockdown, I am torn between being alone and hoping I don't need help and flares don't happen, or going to my new boyfriend's home just in case.
Is anyone else having problems getting medical treatment while Coronavirus is running abundant?
I have undiagnosed severe abdominal pain which makes me unable to eat alot and the last few weeks my stomach keeps gwtting bigger. I dont usually go to the er for the pain unless ive hit a new level of pain and ive been there for an hour. I did that the other day and i was humiliated by the doctor and treated like a druggie. I dont know what to do anymore so in reevaluating the conditions in which i go there and i wanted to know what your opionions were?
I have arthritis, something with my wrists, my shoulders and arms, no treatment and I don't know what to ask for. I also suffer from depression and anxiety and mild borderline personality.
Back in January my pain doctor said he plans on lowering my pain meds because he said I've reached my " limit".
( Ive been on pain meds since 2008).
My next appointment is on monday so ill find out IF & WHEN he will stop them all together.
Anyway, I was just wondering how everyone is dealing with the med cutbacks & if anyone has any helpful tips to manage the pain.