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I Had Severe Arm Pain

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    Lose Weight

    i ghave had several skingraphs in both arms. It was not untill I losty weight that these problems got more managable. If you are carrying extra junk in the trunk....try losing some weight. I have lost over 50 lbs 3 times so far and all three timeds I have had better results. I am...
    webba60 webba60 26-30 1 Response May 14, 2011

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    My Arm Hurt For Months

    In the Spring of 2004, I blocked a blood vessel in my eye (see "Eye Injury") and the eye specialist I went to see put me on a regimen of one 81mg baby aspirin per day. I started this immediately, and with every passing day, my left upper arm became more and more...
    avataress avataress F 4 Responses Apr 5, 2006

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    Hip Pain

    I have had 2 hip replacements and if I had known that the pain of recovery was less  than my everyday pain, I would have done something sooner.  Get over it and deal with it.  You won't be sorry.
    acarol3 acarol3 56-60, F Aug 27, 2006

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    I have been having a particularly hard weekend dealing with the loneliness of living with a spouse with chronic pain so I searched the web and found this site. As I read some of...
    hispainismypain hispainismypain 61-65, F 3 Responses Jul 12

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    I have had chronic back pain for about 3 years now. It used to hurt so bad sometimes I didn't want to move, just lay there eyes open wide. I tried everything, physiotherapy...
    jonacular jonacular 22-25, M 1 Response Jun 27

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    Two and a half weeks ago, I made a decision I never thought I would make and my life has dramatically changed since then. Two month after a break up with a long term boyfriend, I...
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    I had my teeth cleaned a couple weeks ago and the dental hygienist suggested I see a specialist about my crown. She suggested a nearby endodontist that had just opened and used...
    beachfoot12 beachfoot12 22-25, M Jul 14

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    I agree with everyone here. I am now 12 weeks post surgery for a full tear of my rotator cuff. It's more painful than the imagination. Simply indescribable and my heart goes out...
    NomadicMe NomadicMe 41-45, M 2 Responses Jun 27

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    had surgery on my dominant shoulder on april 24. it was arthroscopic, had 10 incisions which were done to treat/repair 1 full thickness with a graft and two partial tears, remove...
    pdpcuffed pdpcuffed 66-70, M 1 Response 1 day ago

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    It's been so long since I've held a woman in my arms. The smell of her hair surrounding me...the soft touch of the skin.....listening to her breath like ocean waves rushing in and...
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    How do you wake up from sleep paralysis tonight? Here are 9 ways to end it when it happens. Some tips will work for you some won't everyone is different. So try the ones you...
    JennaR JennaR 46-50, F 4 Responses Jul 15

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    I have been living with serious pain since I was 16. I was in a car accident where I was rear-ended by a car that was speeding. Since that day I have had chronic neck and lower...
    i4it4t i4it4t 36-40, M Jun 30

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    I am currently on Day 11 recovery from a tonsillectomy. I have to say, a tonsillectomy is not for wusses! Having suffered for as long as I can remember with constant bouts of...
    anitarate anitarate 31-35, F Jul 11

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    I was born with severe chronic neutropenia. I was diagnosed at 6 months. I'm now 20 years old, and have experienced a lot of pain, discomfort, week-long hospital stays, outrageous...
    fr0ncisco fr0ncisco 18-21, F Jun 30

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    I'm skyler, a 14 year old kid who should've never went through what I experienced. A few months ago, I met these girls in my neighborhood and started hanging out with them. One of...
    Dakrestdays Dakrestdays 13-15, M Jul 9

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    In February 2013, I had Spinal Fusion at L3, 4, 5 and S1. Shortly after surgery I begin experiencing severe pain in my pelvic area, buttocks and down into my legs. My surgeon...
    Klewis1968 Klewis1968 41-45, F Jul 15

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    I changed my personality 3 times since I was born, cuz if I stayed the same I would've killed myself when I was 9. The first time i changed my personality was because of my...
    Kirakat14 Kirakat14 13-15, F 2 Responses Jul 5

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    So tired of this. I'm only 32 but I've had back issues since I was 12 after repeatedly lifting 70 lbs boxes. It severely messed up my back and and has followed me throughout my...
    Imnotreelyhere Imnotreelyhere 31-35, M 4 Responses Jul 12

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    8 days ago today my precious baby girl Skylar was stillborn. My pregnancy was not planned but very welcomed. I downloaded every baby what to expect app I could find and was so...
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    4 months I had rotator cuff surgery with a full recovery expected. Needless to say after several phydical therapy tratments and pain meds I had little to no relief. Finally after...
    fancyface19 fancyface19 46-50, F 2 days ago

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    K..give me feedback. I am an older male with a chronic illness that creates pain so bad I shut down. Two years ago my doc put me on med's that cleared me up but caused severe liver...
    wonderwho1 wonderwho1 13-15, M 2 days ago

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    In October I had an abortion. I've gone through the stages of grief, though it was painful I understood it and so did others. But then there were the emotions and thoughts that I...
    DizzieDazie DizzieDazie 18-21, F Jul 5

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    I may have had a HA on may 28 while at work.. I drive a forklift and it was a very boring stress free day... I never felt "pain" just an increasing pressure or tightness in my...
    braidonthorn braidonthorn 41-45, M 1 Response Jul 5

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    Well EP addicts, since I've last shared any stories on here my best friend died of an over dose. August 22nd last year. He was my very best ******* friend. And I still didn't...
    Woofy1 Woofy1 18-21, F Jul 12

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    Something very strange happened today. A few may remember me mentioning that MM and I, have this telepathic connection we had been lately noticing and comparing notes. Now it has...
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    I have thought I had OCD since I first heard of it! I recognized the symptoms as my own and finally had a name of something I didn't understand. I saw several shrinks who diagnosed...
    DarkwingGoslyn DarkwingGoslyn 31-35 3 Responses Jul 3

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    I started painting again last night and I've always had this habit of testing and cleaning my brushes on my legs. I love waking up to paint all over my arms and legs....
    Arelia Arelia 18-21, F Jul 16

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    I've posted my affair story, so not going to repeat. I've finished my Affair, which is why this title says, I HAD an affair. It's been 5 months since I was together with the...
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    Why does OCD have to corrupt our minds and make us do what it wants? When I was diagnosed I didn't know what it was, I didn't think it was a problem and didn't...
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    I was diagnosed with chronic insomnia at the age of 13. The longest I have gone without sleep is 6 days, I was 16. On day 6 I was taken to the ER and my parents were told that they...
    TryingToLoveLifeNow TryingToLoveLifeNow 18-21, F Jul 4

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    Last Thursday: Massive chest pain, pain in my neck and arms and shortness of breath. It was pretty frightening. I spent the night in the ER and it seems I experienced a "minor...
    Riffster Riffster 46-50, M 2 Responses Jul 14

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    Bright colors yet to be painted everywhere.. the beige-grey walls of my spinning, humming prison cell screaming out to me, beckoning my senses in seductive whispers and commanding...
    pretender1326 pretender1326 26-30, M Jul 11

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    Whoo~ That was super easy. The worst part was probably going there. I was very nervous and had to go into the surgical room all by myself. It was a little scary. They gave me...
    the1undonly the1undonly 16-17, M Jun 26

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    I was bullied during middle school all the way from 7th to 9th grade. People would call me nerd, ugly, hobbit (due to my reaally small stature. I was the smallest in class even now...
    johannesc4 johannesc4 13-15, M 1 Response Jun 27

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    Thunderstorms just frighten me! Whenever I hear about severe weather approaching, i cant stop turning on the weather network and checking updates.. Its turned into a bad phobia, i...
    onlyrainbowsafterrain onlyrainbowsafterrain 13-15, F 2 Responses Jun 29

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    I do not have severe depression or anxiety but I do have both and on meds for them. However it's not enough. I know I need to exercise and get out the house but I have no...
    TashaBbb TashaBbb 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 10

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    I had a gum graft 3 days ago and wanted to share my experience as there are a lot of horror stories posted on the internet about this procedure. I had some anxiety going into it...
    lra0906 lra0906 36-40, F 1 Response Jul 13

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    he changed me for the bad, I was a loving, vibrant person, I was always there for people, loved hugs, and was just full of love and kindness. I dated him for a year and a half, and...
    avabellaforb avabellaforb 22-25, F 3 Responses 4 days ago

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    I was waiting for my friend to come to to the river so we can swim together, and catch up. I laid in the grass to work on my tan, and I laid my arms straight above my head to to...
    BabyGigglez BabyGigglez 18-21, F 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    So I'm 16 I've been with this guy for about 2 years nd he's older than me nd we had sex about many times by now (10-20) but the thing is I find it still soooooooooooooooo painful...
    kungfuf kungfuf 16-17, F 2 Responses Jun 27

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    I was diagnosed when i was 20 years old with a malignant mixed tumor, carsinosarcoma. For a long while before that i was having trouble with my period, it was severely inconsistent...
    DanielleHolmes DanielleHolmes 22-25, F 2 Responses Jun 29

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    My name is Alex and im 12. I have 2 sisters and one is 26 and named Stacy. I barley see her, but I saw her yester day and it was bad. shes a dancer so she had to rehearse and she...
    nerdiestguyever nerdiestguyever 16-17 2 Responses a week ago

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    For the longest time, the lady who was responsible for giving birth to me and I never bonded nor really had a relationship. It was a very difficult and poor relationship. She had...
    Spiritualhope Spiritualhope 36-40, F 6 days ago

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    Rough morning --- rain coming --- and not enough time. Asked the young fellow working for me if he could paint the new foundation. About 800 sq ft. He seemed all about it and I...
    MaskedRascal MaskedRascal 36-40, M Jun 25

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    This was a first for me. I arrived at my dermatologist for her to check a spot on my arm. The nurse was very nice asking if I ever had a screening. She said its a noninvasive exam...
    BigMacLA BigMacLA 31-35, M Jul 6

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    I had my last panic attack a few weeks back, and it was rather severe. My heart was racing, I was shaking and I couldn't stop rocking back and forth. My friend was comforting me at...
    xSundip xSundip 18-21, M 4 Responses 4 days ago

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