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Us it true the goverment plan is to take away opiated from chronic pain sufferers?

Us it true the goverment plan is to take away opiated from chronic pain sufferers?

Us the goverment planning to force chronic pain sufferers to go off their opiates?

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A MyChronicPainTeam Member said:

Since my new improved pain management program due to new regulations, it has been a full year(365 days) in a row that I live in excruciating pain. I… read more

posted 6 days ago
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My doctor started me on duloxetine. If anyone else has experience with this... How long is it supposed to take before it helps?

My doctor started me on duloxetine. If anyone else has experience with this... How long is it supposed to take before it helps?

They have no idea if I have fibromyalgia or not. But they're just trying this to see. I'm just wondering, when am I supposed to feel better if this med is supposed to help? What's been anyone elses experience? It's basically cymbalta. I only see results for energy, appetite, mood, etc but not pain on a Google search. They did not want me to come back in X amount of time for a… read more

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A MyChronicPainTeam Member said:

I was on that and neurontin together and they did nothing for me. Lyrica made my pain and mood worse.

posted 2 days ago
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Location

Location

How do I change my state that it stays cuz it keeps changing back

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A MyChronicPainTeam Member said:

Yea my brain was tired n overheated from the humidity we're havin

posted 7 days ago
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Due to my chronic pain and illness I’ve never been able to clean like I used to. So I hired a girl to come in and clean two hours once a

Due to my chronic pain and illness I’ve never been able to clean like I used to. So I hired a girl to come in and clean two hours once a

Week. My common law spouse refuses to pay for it so therefore I’m unable to keep a clean house. I told him then I need you to do all the things I cannot. He won’t. I desperately need this service and I cannot afford it. Any advice?

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A MyChronicPainTeam Member said:

@A MyChronicPainTeam Member, no he’s not Archie Bunker Bad but he doesn’t like spending money on a service I think. And he did grow up in a very old… read more

posted 24 days ago
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Sciatic nerve sufferers

Sciatic nerve sufferers

Can you tell me how to live this way every day.
I am unable to leave my house on my own 2 feet.
Have you had your sciatic nerve burned?

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A MyChronicPainTeam Member said:

I had an episode of that and it got so bad I had to go to the emergency room and they gave me three shots of something to ease the pain.

posted 16 days ago
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Does anyone experience severe Charlie horses

Does anyone experience severe Charlie horses

I get severe Charlie horses in just about every part of my body. The worst ones are on both of my sides and rib cage right under my breast. Just a slight turn either way or leaning forward in the sitting position triggers them. They are extremely pain that they sometimes take my breath away. I also get them in my hands, feet, legs etc. But the ones in the side are the worst. Does anyone else deal with this issue? If so do you know the cause and if theirs anything to… read more

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A MyChronicPainTeam Member said:

The ones I get in my hands especially my index finger and thumb , difficult to write and hold onto things , im definitely looking into what you and… read more

posted 4 days ago
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Pain/brain fog

Pain/brain fog

I've probably asked this a couple of times before, but, I can't remember, thanks to fibro/brain fog... Does anyone have any (realistic) tips to help with pain/brain fog? I've had it since before my fibro diagnosis & it seems to get worse in cycles, but, I can't pinpoint why. I'm currently taking a supplement that is said to help with cognitive issues & many have had success with it, but, I don't notice any difference. I often times find the fog worse than the pain, because I used to… read more

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A MyChronicPainTeam Member said:

I Agree 10000% We can’t take this laying down (all the TIME!!)

posted 7 days ago
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Osteoarthritis pain and back pain due to degenerative disk disease

Osteoarthritis pain and back pain due to degenerative disk disease

I have never been on pain meds or any anti inflammatory meds. I've had early onset of arthritis basically everywhere in my body. I'm 38 but I've had arthritis since I was a teenage. My back is shot. In the last couple of years my liver has been enlarging and my kidneys aren't in tip top shape. I have GI Bleeding as well. My body hurts every single day and I just continue to push forward. However it's taking it's toll on me. I need to find… read more

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A MyChronicPainTeam Member said:

Don’t be afraid of opiate pain meds. What’s the worst that can happen not including death? The fear of addiction and people’s attitude towards narcotic… read more

posted 7 days ago
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How do I find out if I have RA

How do I find out if I have RA

My daddy had RA very bad, so my doctor wants me to be tested for it. How do I go about it and is it painful?

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A MyChronicPainTeam Member said:

It's just a blood test that is done in doctors office. Results by next day.

posted 7 days ago
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Does anyone have or know about cervical dystonia? Treatments

Does anyone have or know about cervical dystonia? Treatments

This is a irretractable pain. Out of all my other chronic pains it's impossible to help with meds. I use THC and CBD. Have my first botox the 10th

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A MyChronicPainTeam Member said:

Been living with dystonia for 30 years and yes a living hockey stick it is

posted 26 days ago
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