Can it be used for chronic plantar fasciitis
The doctors that diagnosed me with Fibromyalgia will only give me Gabapentin...which makes me very sleepy. They say they don't care if Hydrocodone helps or not, they wont prescribe it. I am miserable every day. I get lightening pains through out my body all day. I also have a hard time with my legs. I take one Hydrocodone for the whole day and it works. I realized it worked for me when I had some dental work done and was prescribed Hyrocodone. I felt like a… read more
I have been taking hydrocodone for years, it's the only thing that has made me a productive working women. Now I'm being weaned off now my Dr wants to give me nsaids. I told him I've tried it all.
Just got back from the neurologist, not good. many years ago i had a fusion of c-4,5, & 6. Now the other levels are bad and he wants to do a fusion of c-3 thru t-2. Has anyone had this done?
I'm looking into having gastric bypass surgery to help with weight loss in hopes of it helping the chronic pain I deal with daily. My biggest concern is that I might make another healthcare issue. A few of the meds I take cause weight gain so just dieting doesn't make the scale move much. I'm hoping with the sleeve and taking my stomach down to 1/3 of its size will help me get past the medication issue. So if anyone has had this done please share what kind of outcome you… read more
My insurance just told me I can no longer be covered for my long acting pain meds. They want me mental health tested - tested for addiction and abuse and want to know why non-narcotic meds are not sufficient. I have bone/blood cancer
Take 2 Tylenol and I am all better???
It's crazy. My doctor has been inundated with similar things - she is part of a cancer team and sees people thru hospice.
What is going on? Share please.
What do I do? Just… read more
I went to my pain management doc on Thursday. He is being highly scrutinized by the medical board and thus, not only did they immediately discontinue all patients from Soma last year, but now, by June all patients must be weaned off of opiates. What the heck is pain management for? He cut my Norco by 60 this month. I need a new pain management doc and also am looking for a new primary. I live about 30 miles east of Sacramento. Any suggestions… read more
How do you deal with living with chronic pain while dealing with your young kids? If you have a toddler or younger? Especially in your worse pain days?