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Pilocarpine...Dealing with side effects?

Pilocarpine...Dealing with side effects?

Recently (August 201i), was treated for, what they thought was a salivary gland infection. After 2 rounds of antibiotics, issues were still there along with oral thrush. Suspected Sjogrens is now diagnosis. Started Pilocarpine, 10mg 3 times daily. Although I do like having saliva again, the flushing side effect is making it difficult. I no longer can feel any cold in ambient temperature. It's now December and I sleep with window open and an additional air… read more

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A MyChronicPainTeam Member said:

@A MyChronicPainTeam Member Regarding your problems with dry mouth, I've been having similar problems like you describe and wonder whether you also… read more

posted 3 months ago
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Erector spinae / paravertebral block

Erector spinae / paravertebral block

Hi I’m going to hospital to have this done for cronic pain and nerve damage in my Breast from cancer 5 years ago it goes in the spine has anyone had this done and does it work thanks

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said we could handle it.

said we could handle it.

Pray 4 strength 2 speak through airless lungs, with yearning for the k nowledge to beat these horrible diseases that make us hurt.bruise bleed and think positive k
they offer us drugs on to p of drugs. Off with you now and go try to figure out what became of the reasons I was brought to you in this shape we are in . Take the drugs and research just enough to understand how the body works so we come here now
can we know it's all in the head. Or attached to the brain that allows us to feel… read more

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Radiofrequency Ablation

Radiofrequency Ablation

How often can one get this procedure done?

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A MyChronicPainTeam Member said:

I'm not sure how often you can have them but I was told that my MRI had to be under two years old for them to use it for ablation. I had mine 1 year ago… read more

posted 4 months ago
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Pain releif for osteoarthritis

Pain releif for osteoarthritis

Hi can anybody help me im suffering with osteoarthritis mainly hips knees and back its got to the point where im taking 10/12 codromol tabkets a day plus ibuprofen and im still in a lot of pain.i wake up after about 2hrs at night and cant sleep i cant roll over because im really stiff and the pain is like a red hot poker .i dont seem to be getting anywhere with my doctor any body any advise please thanks Julie

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A MyChronicPainTeam Member said:

Hi julie.I rub voltaren into my hip my ankles my back.It helps.I am in australia.So i dont know if you can get it where you are from.There are a lot of… read more

posted over 1 year ago
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