Chronic Pain

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Have you ever had a friend or loved one treat your chronic pain as an inconvenience? How did you handle it?

posted over 1 year ago
A MyChronicPainTeam Member said:

Hi if my friends don’t listen or believe me they are longer friends it’s their loss not mine I know who my true friends are I’ve wasted. to much time… read more

posted 2 days ago
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Have you experienced any weight loss or weight gain as a result of taking your medication?

posted about 2 years ago
A MyChronicPainTeam Member said:

I've got 50lbs for anyone that wants it. Gabapentin is the culprit. I was on 300 mg 3X a days for years. My pain dr upped it to 400mg 4X a day. I've put… read more

posted 4 days ago
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Which alternative treatments have you tried for your chronic pain? Which ones worked best?

posted over 1 year ago
A MyChronicPainTeam Member said:

Just like people who cannot afford lawyers, one shall be provided...free.

posted 1 day ago
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What triggers have you found make your pain worse? How do you avoid them?

posted almost 2 years ago
A MyChronicPainTeam Member said:

Anxiety, nerves, being upset triggers. People not listening to me. I get extremely frustrated. Hugs to all.

posted about 1 month ago
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How do you deal with having to cancel plans because of a flare?

posted over 1 year ago
A MyChronicPainTeam Member said:

Nope not yet. Now we have snow and ice!

posted 29 days ago
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What is the strangest suggestion anyone has ever made to treat your condition?

Did the suggestion work for you?

posted about 2 years ago
A MyChronicPainTeam Member said:

@A MyChronicPainTeam Member I am more then happy that your friends and family in the US are happy and safe. I seldom rely on the media for news of the… read more

posted 27 days ago
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What do you say when a person without chronic pain compares their pain to your pain?

posted over 1 year ago
A MyChronicPainTeam Member said:

Seriously? I would be afraid you'd be having a good night and i'd wake you up! What a kind, compassionate offer Karen. How would I get ahold of you by… read more

posted about 1 month ago
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How does chronic pain affect the way you travel?

posted about 2 years ago
A MyChronicPainTeam Member said:

Sorry to hear that! Glad bf helps you. Husband takes me to appointments but he is a grouch most of the time. He is legally blind which is bad but no… read more

posted about 2 months ago
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Do you keep a pain diary? How has it helped?

posted almost 2 years ago
A MyChronicPainTeam Member said:

No , apart from my times in Hospital ( where they record my pain levels every day ) I try to avoid things that put my pain feelings in front of me . I… read more

posted about 1 month ago
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Do you have a “Go” bag prepared if there is a need for an emergency evacuation? Any advice you would share?

posted over 1 year ago
A MyChronicPainTeam Member said:

Yes I have a go bag. I have it filled with survival gear I've got copies of my DL, birth certificate, my insurance card info , and any credit cards that… read more

posted about 1 month ago
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