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I Had Severe Arm Pain

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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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    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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    I learn it on paintball, it wasn't so great hahah
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