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I Have Chronic Pain

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    Yet One More Can't Help You Lady - After a month of three times a week of physical therapy they tell me today it isn't helping, the pt was for my neck and shoulder. But it was in...
    mommaceitta mommaceitta 51-55, F 1 Response Apr 11, 2012

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    Suffering Everyday In Pain -           Have you ever suffered so much you wish your life would end? Not in suicide, but an unexpected and wished for peaceful death. You...
    collegestag08 collegestag08 26-30, M 8 Responses Oct 31, 2011

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    Chronic Pain Blaaaaa - It has been 15 years since I had the accident that left me with broken arm, rotary cuff , neck, pelvis broken 7 or 9 times, etc...I was pretty messed up...
    mommaceitta mommaceitta 51-55, F 4 Responses Jan 7, 2012

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    Never Give Up - I have always had pain ever since I can remember. It gets so over whelming that I am not sure what to sometimes. There is no such ting as a quick fix or even...
    fallenwife fallenwife 41-45, F 5 Responses Feb 19, 2010

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    I was diagnosed last year with a chronic pain condition that formed from me passing 4-8 kidney stones a year. Since I keep passing the stones I will always be in agony and when I...
    dirkablaze dirkablaze 26-30, M Mar 30

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    Don't Want To Try Anymore Today - Didn't get up this morning, didn't ck the sugar, didn't take the medication, just stayed  in the bed. now it is 10:40 am and I had to get up. to...
    mommaceitta mommaceitta 51-55, F 3 Responses Jan 18, 2012

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    A New Day - The never ending fire in my back has cooled. Thank God, the pain has become more bearable and makes me long to go on back to work. I had one good day, a full day, Of...
    mommaceitta mommaceitta 51-55, F 1 Response Feb 28, 2012

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    Feeling Better!!! - a simple thing like isometric neck exercises has made such a marked improvement in such a short period of time. I am amazed and so very grateful! check out...
    RavenLee RavenLee 46-50, F Apr 3, 2009

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    A Split Second - One second my life had little pain and then the next, I felt pain I could not even have even imagined. From that day January 4, 2007 until today I have hurt. At...
    Amala82962 Amala82962 46-50, F 1 Response May 15, 2012

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    Testical Pain - I have been suffering with Testical pain for years now. I have had a opp on my testical to remove a cyst But after a while the pain as come back. This as been going...
    mallard1964 mallard1964 46-50, M 2 Responses Jan 24, 2012

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    Ganoderma For Pain It Helps! - I have been taking ganoderma and drinking coffee with ganoderma extract in it the company that makes the coffee is Organo Gold Im not sure about the...
    Samuel23 Samuel23 18-21, M Jul 23, 2012

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    Chronic Back Pain - I have had a three level fusion in my low back from degenerative disc disease and herniated and ruptured discs. The surgery helped alot but I still suffer...
    diggerswife diggerswife 46-50 3 Responses Aug 27, 2009

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    Results Or In! Yee Haw, Yea Right.... - Just want to write today, why? oh who knows. lol..... I have searched through every clinical trial on this computer today, I have sent...
    mommaceitta mommaceitta 51-55, F Apr 3, 2012

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    Step-step-step - This pain in my body has its days...days full of tears....days full of nothing but pain....days of being alone....days of longing........ These days in my life of...
    mommaceitta mommaceitta 51-55, F 1 Response May 28, 2012

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    Bright Side - At least now I have a place where I don't have to put a smile on my face and pretend. I am sick of the pain. It makes me sick. I have no appetite. Its horrible. And...
    nurserymacaw nurserymacaw 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 24, 2013

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    I'm always in a ton of pain for the last 2 years. It started in my upper neck and has been spreading through my shoulders and collar bones. And now it's also in my jaw :( I don't...
    venusstar venusstar 18-21, F Dec 2, 2013

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    The Fight Is Over, Yet Newly Begun - Maya Angelou once said, “… I do know that if you butt your head against a stone wall long enough, at some point you realize the wall is...
    Searchingformyshalom Searchingformyshalom 18-21, F Jun 4, 2013

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    There Is A Cure - I suffered for 4 years with chronic, neck pain. I thought that I would never be able to stand up straight again and end up a hunched over cripple. I found a cure...
    kbgloves1 kbgloves1 61-65, M 1 Response Mar 17, 2013

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    Ugh!! - So, my nightmare started over 4 years ago with a work related injury. Since then I have suffered from chronic pain, gone thru multiple injections, several rounds of p.t...
    2tiredmom 2tiredmom 36-40 3 Responses May 27, 2012

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    Be Wary Of Pain Relievers Containing Tylenol - Such as Norco, Tylenol 3's, Hydrocodone, or Percocet. Be VERY VERY careful about taking more than the prescribed dose. Norco...
    joseygurl23 joseygurl23 56-60 2 Responses Nov 2, 2013

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    Help From The Healthy Back Institute - MIXED PAIN SYNDROME Is It Keeping You In Pain? By Steve Hefferon, CMT, CPTA Despite advances in medical technology and breakthrough self...
    RavenLee RavenLee 46-50, F 1 Response Jan 18, 2009

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    Fibromyalgia - I am 27 and Ive suffered from fibromyalgia since about the age of 20.  I am having problems right now with depression and I also have anxiety and both or rather...
    JacindaHope JacindaHope 26-30, F 1 Response Nov 30, 2008

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    I Finally Admitted Defeat...sort Of - I have had uncontrolled spasms in my neck for a few weeks now. The initial "hit" of pain after the tension had been building was horrible. It...
    HidingInPlainSight HidingInPlainSight 36-40, F 3 Responses Mar 6, 2010

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    I've been on this site now for a little while and am trying to create a support group for people who are working to cope with chronic pain in their spouse. This site would help...
    JustKeepSinging JustKeepSinging 26-30 Mar 31

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    My battle with chronic pain goes back 18 years to my first attack of acute hemorrhaging pancreatitis - a disease caused in my case by gall stones that blocked my pancreatic duct...
    ericgaudion ericgaudion 61-65, M 2 Responses Apr 7

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    i have chronic back pain. After using many painkiller and gel then heat and ice that never worked, i looked online how to treat it because it was awful. I learned that caffeine can...
    voslung voslung 36-40, M Mar 24

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    I am 26 years old and I have chronic pancreatitis with a surgery coming up. My story started 2.5 years ago when I had a snowboarding accident. When I fell I hit my abdomen pretty...
    christine921 christine921 26-30, F 1 Response Mar 27

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    Actually we both suffer chronic pain. you might think this would bring us together or we would understand each other. But he says i discount his pain as though it is nothing. I...
    zionpegasus zionpegasus 41-45 Mar 17

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    I was diagnosed with DDD in 2004. They also found a bulging cervical disk. I was told that I needed a fusion from C3 to C5. I had that done in December of 2004. A month into...
    ChicagoSparky ChicagoSparky 51-55, M 1 Response Mar 22

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    I was diagnosed with acute pancreatitis 7 years ago. After several hospitalizations, loss of my spleen, a cyst that had to be drained and attached to my small intestine and having...
    grammychandra grammychandra 36-40, F 1 Response Mar 17

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    I've been sick and I've been tired Of faking all my smiles Seems as though its come to this It feels all like a lie Every time I look within There's chaos no respite All the walls...
    Eli678 Eli678 26-30, F 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    Sitting here reading these stories brings me to tears. I am 33 years old and truly feel like my body hates me. I am always in pain and in tears anymore. I didn't quite know what...
    queenknight queenknight 31-35, F 1 Response Apr 8

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    I personally don't have CFS but my mother has it and it's been one of the most difficult things to deal with on a daily basis. I have determined that my mothers stress levels...
    IamLerato IamLerato 22-25, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    Migraines have been plaguing my life for two years now. I was diagnosed with fibromyalgia and they soon started after that. I have ice pick headaches which have been bigger in...
    LouiseLondon LouiseLondon 31-35, F Mar 26

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    Wearing a heavy book bag has finally caught up to me. Since I moved off campus, I have to bring all my books with me for the day, and it gets pretty heavy but I'm use to it. The...
    Shygirl917 Shygirl917 18-21, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    So I had scolisis surgery, rod placement and then removal due to osteomyelitis. The rods were taken out and I still have a slight curve of 19º, a rib hump, leg discrepancy, etc...
    winterwind222 winterwind222 26-30, F 1 day ago

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    Its hurting as I type this... I hurt my tailbone in second grade and it never healed right. The there are all the other falls, injuries, and fights over the years.
    dacraww dacraww 22-25, M 1 Response Mar 17

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    Thank you boobs. Always appreciated.
    sighimnotgoodwithnames sighimnotgoodwithnames 22-25, F 3 Responses Mar 19

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    I was diagnosed in1983... my sister was diagnosed 4 yrs before that... at the time we were the only familial case on eaST COAST... I AM NOW TALKING BECAUSE IM OUT OF REMISSION BIG...
    seeblue35 seeblue35 51-55, F Mar 20

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    My neck hurts now💢💢💢💢💢
    WonderinginWV WonderinginWV 13-15, F Mar 30

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    I have been in chronic, constant pain for over 15 years now. I have seen a multitude of doctors, had several surgeries, many exploratory and even a spinal fusion of my L4-L5 disc...
    Mahala71 Mahala71 41-45, F 1 Response Mar 23

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    I have chronic pain problems, and people treat me like dirt because they assume that I am have mental issues, not realizing how stressful it is to feel this way all the time. I...
    stphnmclrn46 stphnmclrn46 22-25 Mar 29

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    I'm almost 51 and have no friends. I'm not involved in any activities, don't go to the bar anymore and have chronic pain so I don't work. I do crafts and household things. This is...
    natjk natjk 46-50, F 2 Responses a week ago

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    I have connective tissue disease, epilepsy, trigeminal neuralgia, hypothyroidism, chronic migraines, myoclonus, fibromyalgia, arthritis, plantar fasciitis and chronic pain. If I...
    itskismet itskismet 41-45, F 2 Responses Mar 19

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    Different moods have different pain though. I'm not suicidal or anything. When I'm riding my bike, I crash. Sometimes I get road rash or sometimes I slip a pedal and get a...
    goofybmxerdan goofybmxerdan 26-30, M 1 day ago

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    15 years ago I met my husband, senior year of high school. I became pregnant with our oldest son 3 short months after we started dating (just after graduation). He was a raver...
    karieanne karieanne 31-35, F 1 Response Mar 30

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    Struggling doesn't even begin to describe it. I had a miscarriage, and then got my period. As if the miscarriage pain wasn't enough now I have cramps so bad that I can't move or...
    TylersGirl18 TylersGirl18 18-21, F 6 days ago

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    Hello again peoples!! Update on the life of a 24 year old with herpes! Ummmm nothing special.. I am very happy, nothing going on.. Dating a great guy who doesn't know but don't...
    Hymelynn Hymelynn 22-25, F 4 Responses Mar 17

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    Here I go again I were I am staying I may not stay long but that shoud not be a reason I just have so menny people who want me to fail its just now and you are who should fail...
    judp judp 46-50, M Apr 8

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    I found this support group through google. I have been suffering with keloids on both of my ears since I was nine years old. I have had a total of 7 surgeries all to which the...
    Marquinta Marquinta 22-25, F 1 day ago

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    As you know, this is a chronic disease with no known cure found in the Dermatology world. We are treating with Microcurrent and have had amazing results! The microcurrent is a very...
    drebertchiro14 drebertchiro14 56-60 10 hrs ago