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Anyone Else Find That Screens Make Their Pain Worse?

Anyone Else Find That Screens Make Their Pain Worse?

A MyChronicPainTeam Member said:

Any health you're going to gain is going to have to come from YOU. Research, research, research....

posted 25 days ago

Pain Pump

Pain Pump

My pain management doctor wants to put in a pain pump. What do ya'll think? Pro's and Con's. I haven't decided what to do. I need help please.

A MyChronicPainTeam Member said:

Thanks for sharing.

posted 15 days ago

How Do U Manage With The Burning From Anal Fissure When U Sit And The Pain When U Lie? How Do U Copy Mentally With It Too?

How Do U Manage With The Burning From Anal Fissure When U Sit And The Pain When U Lie? How Do U Copy Mentally With It Too?

I feel burning from rectum to vagina as my fissure is lower rectum . Everything’s is tight, I can’t do surgery I can’t exercise and I’m in high anxiety every day , have a very low pain threshold, pain triggers anxiety which triggers reflux

A MyChronicPainTeam Member said:

Sorry you are going through all that stuff
Have you ever heard of Emu oil? It is super good for healing cuts and scrapes and takes some pain away. I put it on my gums when I had dentures put in.… read more

posted about 1 month ago

Are There Any New Treatments For Pain, That Are 100% Natural, That Work?

Are There Any New Treatments For Pain, That Are 100% Natural, That Work?

I am trying to find new treatments for pain, that are 100% natural and that work.
I suffer from pain, but I like to help others with there's.
So any suggestions, would be mighty great-ful.

A MyChronicPainTeam Member said:

I hope it works for you. Please do update us, on how you like it, and how it works for you.

posted about 2 months ago

Has Anyone Tried Potentiators?

Has Anyone Tried Potentiators?

Like many i had my daily dose decreased when CDC came out with their strict prescribing guidelines. I had developed a tolerance & knew better than to ask pain Dr for an increase so started trying OTC like tagamet 45 min before taking my oxicodone & ibuprofen. Wondering if anyone else uses potentiators & any risks longterm or side effects?

A MyChronicPainTeam Member said:

I don't actually know? I do take omeprazole, but I don't know if that's a protentiator. I only know my GI doc switched me from Tagamet to Omeprazole some years ago. If it is, I've not seen a… read more

posted about 2 months ago

RF Ablation Relief Duration

RF Ablation Relief Duration

So I have had Ablation two times so far, 4 nerves each time. I have got about 8 months relief, but I always still have pain, they just allow me to walk somewhat normal but only for short distances
My question to those who have had Ablations of 3 or more times :
Does it last longer each time and possibly even permanent relief to a certain point.
( this new Dr. Says it happens after several times)

When my nerves have conductivity again, it stops me in my tracks, and need a shot, and… read more

A MyChronicPainTeam Member said:

Well I had that 3rd Ablation, but mut Insurance had changed and had to go to a different Doctor, naturally I was not happy with this
Injection time was 4:20 pm when needle went in. I was told the… read more

posted 2 days ago
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