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Has anyone else tried Nucynta?

I've been through the wringer with pain meds, clinics, injections...
Y'all know. I know you've all been through it too!
I'm allergic to most anti inflamitories so pain meds have to be strong. I can't get a doctor in the entire city to keep me comfortable until my therapist gave me Tramadol a year ago. Upping the doses was fine but taking so many pills a day was ridiculous!
I spoke at length to my fantastic pharmacist that said I either need Percocet (which metabolizes too fast for… read more

posted 2 days ago by A MyChronicPainTeam User
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DocPillage I cant agree with you more.
I had gone to a NP who saw my chart and what i had gone though. She was kind and gave me Tramadol. I wrnt back… read more

posted 2 days ago

Do you have sweating issues regardless of the temp in your environment

Regardless of how cool/cold it is around me I will sweat a ridiculously large amount and my ears get red and actually feel hot. It's like my internal thermostat is out of wack, I can just be sitting for this to start so I was wondering if any one else has dealt with this and if so how do you deal with it

edited, originally posted 3 days ago by A MyChronicPainTeam User
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When my pain level is at an 8 or so, my blood pressure goes sky high! That could be a reason too.
Man. I think my sweats are mother nature's way of… read more

posted 3 days ago

How do you find if a pain Specialist is Board Certified?

I found a new doctor that is in network with Gessinger Health Plan. Prime Specialist LLC Akintomi A Olugbodi MD but I do not if he is Board Certified? What do you do if you called all the pain medicine doctors in network and no one will take you as a new patient?

tags: Board Certified

edited, originally posted 3 days ago by A MyChronicPainTeam User

Where are you looking?

posted 3 days ago

What do you do when your hospital/doctor won't see you because of your chronic pain?

posted 4 days ago by A MyChronicPainTeam User
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@A MyChronicPainTeam User I know the feeling. My pain clinic did pretty much the same thing. They had put me on morphine for over a year and then took… read more

posted about 2 hours ago

Have you been accused of faking it? What did you do?

posted 8 days ago by A MyChronicPainTeam User
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I used to have a Dr who told me that my pain was a manifestation of the problems in my marriage. Needless to say that dr didn't last long at all and my… read more

posted 3 days ago

Want the chance to public comment about your opioid medication being taken away or reduced during the war on opioids?

I am extremely frustrated as I hear more and more of the media getting onto the anti-opioid bandwagon. Look closely people, the bandwagon is running us over! If you take opioids for pain, or know someone who does, please do the public comment on the FDA regulations.gov site. Here is the link. https://www.regulations.gov/document?D=FDA-2017... This is one of those opportunities no one knows about… read more

tags: opioids

edited, originally posted 8 days ago by A MyChronicPainTeam User
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I found another link that is directly to the modified blueprint - it's a 20 page document. I've just started to read it. Read this before making… read more

posted 3 days ago

Is there anything you can suggest that I can do this not expensive to help with the pain not taking a pill

posted 11 days ago by A MyChronicPainTeam User
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I don't know what is exactly wrong with you but I have nerve ending pain in my spine and inflammation etc, I find that an ice pack on the spot is more… read more

posted 5 days ago

Does any one use Eastern Philosophyies in Morning prayers and Meditatons?

posted 11 days ago by A MyChronicPainTeam User
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I am Christian and Pray Every Day... The Eastern Phalassaphys I use is for my, Restorative Yoga and Transcendental Meditation... I am Always Up At… read more

posted 10 days ago

Does anyone else get dizzy and blurred vision

I went to the opticians and I've got perspective vision but at times I can't see, I feel dizzy and my eyes go very blurry, anyone else?

tags: Blurry vision Blind Dizziness

posted 11 days ago by A MyChronicPainTeam User
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I take Gabapentin for the burning in my back. I was having a terrible time with blurred vision - which is a possible side effect. Check any medications… read more

posted 7 days ago
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