I Suffer From Chronic Pain

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    I need help!!! It's been a month

    since I was in any pain at all and now yeah holy ****!!
    kshine27 kshine27
    26-30, F
    2 Responses Sep 20, 2015

    I had my accident when I was 18.

    1975. Concussion number two , and crushed 5 discs in neck along with shoulder damage. I would say I understand your pain, but, I do not. I am surprised at myself. I am still alive. I have never thought I could stay .... alive this long with this degree of pain. I do not...
    texasjazz texasjazz
    61-65, M
    1 Response Sep 19, 2015

    The worst thing is when pain isn't being taken

    seriously. I have chronic pancreatitis and it was on and off for 9y that I I had a c.t scan and discovered that I had calcifications on my pancreas. The pain was intense yet voicing your pain isn't taken for real unless its a 10. By that time you have dehydration and other more...
    stefx85 stefx85
    31-35, M
    1 Response Aug 28, 2015

    My usual day is a 4/6 on the pain scale.

    Today is a 9. I'm in so much pain :(
    xxalicerosexx xxalicerosexx
    18-21, F
    2 Responses Aug 14, 2015

    Some days are worse than others.

    I have severe pain mostly from my neck down to my lower back. The pain also occurs in my arms and legs. It feels like electricity running through my body. This has been going on for about five years. It all started with a work injury. I believe there is more going on than has...
    TheQuirkyQuasar TheQuirkyQuasar
    26-30, M
    Aug 13, 2015

    * 36 degree scoliosis * Dessication in all 5

    lumbar discs * Pinched nerve at L5-S1 * Reduced lung capacity due to twisted ribcage * Resting heart rate of 130 * Chronic migraines * Periodic sciatic pain * Irritable bowel syndrome * Endometriosis * GERD Something always hurts. Everyday. All day.
    evepoyepo evepoyepo
    26-30, F
    2 Responses Jul 28, 2015

    Today was a painful day,

    between rain and then physical therapy my body feels like it was ripped apart. Sometimes I feel like a burden at times like this,
    Drea1975 Drea1975
    41-45, F
    1 Response Jul 23, 2015

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    vero423314 vero423314
    26-30, F
    Jul 16, 2015

    Some days, I wake up

    and can't even breathe because the pain takes over my senses and knocks the wind right out of me. It really sucks to be in this much pain all of the time. Never getting a break.
    GoodLifeBadDays GoodLifeBadDays
    18-21, F
    Jul 15, 2015

    I am 16 and I have cronic pain.

    . It dosent feel well and I can never do anything about it. it has caused problems and has been ripping my life in two. I am Bedridden and most of the day I am unable to move, I have Fybromyalga and Postural Orthostatic Tachycardia Syndrome along with Cronic Migraines and...
    deleted deleted
    1 Response Jul 15, 2015

    Severe lower back pain has been a problem

    for years. I feel like at my age I shouldn't have to struggle just to finish household chores. My pain led to me losing my job two years ago, despite the fact that the pain is the result of two on-the-job injuries. Such is life.
    deleted deleted
    1 Response Jul 15, 2015

    Daily migraine-scale headaches from muscle

    spasms from shattered vertebrae, bone spurs and broken or bulging disks. Life is a constant challenge.
    deleted deleted
    3 Responses Jul 11, 2015
    Sewmuch2do Sewmuch2do
    41-45, F
    3 Responses Jun 28, 2015

    My TMJ disorder makes me want to snap my jaw.

    I wonder what it would feel like.
    jjaynes01 jjaynes01
    22-25, M
    1 Response Jun 25, 2015

    i called in sick to work today,

    not because i was actually sick but simply because i cant move hardly a muscle without wanting to cry! i love my job as a CNA but i think i am causing myself more problems and misery than is necessary. i have had constant worsening pain for 1.5 years in my back and down my leg...
    sweetiepee101 sweetiepee101
    22-25, F
    1 Response Jun 20, 2015

    I use to be a runner

    and super active... Now I'm happy if I can wash my hair AND shave my legs during the same shower
    joyofabluesky joyofabluesky
    31-35, F
    3 Responses Jun 11, 2015

    I recently suffered from a fall at work

    where I fractured two bones in my foot. Although my breaks have healed, it's been five months and I'm still in pain. I was diagnosed with complex regional pain syndrome where my foot is purple, red, sensitive to touch or pressure, a different temperature and a feeling of pins...
    staky85 staky85
    Jun 11, 2015

    It would be nice just to wake up one day

    and not need painkillers !
    deleted deleted
    2 Responses Jun 10, 2015

    Tonight is not a good night.

    My foot is hurting really bad tonight plus my big toe feels like an ice pick has stuck thru it. I would love to have a pain free good nights sleep. Haven't have one in almost 4 years
    auggie1971 auggie1971
    46-50, M
    3 Responses Jun 10, 2015

    I always physically hurt.

    .... It's a hard hand to deal with.
    cytherea7 cytherea7
    51-55, F
    2 Responses Jun 8, 2015

    To start this is not all about my pain

    but how hard it has been living for me as well. I'll start off with the good. I have a loving mother and a few good family who keep me going. An awesome friend as well who just is everything to me and even more than just a friend. They all are the reason I keep trying even...
    IcedJuice IcedJuice
    31-35, M
    1 Response Jun 7, 2015

    I have severe chronic pain in

    both feet, ankles and hips. I am 21. I had 5 surgeries on my feet between the ages of 15-16. I never fully recovered and I suffer daily.
    deleted deleted
    2 Responses May 20, 2015

    I used to be a competitive swimmer (My stroke

    was Butterfly) but between that and lifting things that weighed near my own weight at a horse stable I volunteered at, I injured my back. I have a herniated and bulging disc, and spinal issues which may have to be corrected through surgery. I have been to so many doctors in the...
    LoneDreamer11 LoneDreamer11
    18-21, F
    May 18, 2015

    I broke my neck oh 28 years ago,

    in the years that followed I started being more and more uncomfortable. I have been diagnosed as a pain sufferer. It appears that when I broke my neck I also damaged part of my brain and that leads to me being constantly in pain. I get fentanyl which is an opiate. Doctors...
    bluezy261175 bluezy261175
    41-45, M
    2 Responses May 11, 2015

    I'm starting to worry

    that I'm running out of treatment options. I have psoriatic arthritis and require monthly infusions of remicade and weekly doses of methotrexate. They were helpful for a long time, but less do in last six months. The side effects are getting much worse and my doctors over which...
    padraig17325 padraig17325
    56-60, M
    1 Response Apr 29, 2015

    This is the fisrt time I've posted.

    I'm feeling very down. I've been a paraplegic with severe chronic pain since 2003. I recently recovered from a pressure sore (after two years in bed and flap surgery) and later was back in the ER on a vent with sepsis. Now my doctor tells me that I have to see a...
    gb3797 gb3797
    61-65, M
    4 Responses Apr 23, 2015

    my back hurts constantly.

    i want a message and painkillers.
    Ang012685 Ang012685
    31-35, F
    2 Responses Apr 16, 2015

    I just wish I could go back to living a normal

    life... For the past 8 years I've felt nothing but pain. The sad thing is, I'll never have a normal life again. I'll be in pain the rest of my life. The tremors, the spasms, the headaches and the muscle stiffness. It's never going to end because what I have is incurable (as of...
    PsychGirl94 PsychGirl94
    22-25, F
    3 Responses Apr 15, 2015

    As if my normal pain is not enough,

    I think my mattress is punishing my right hip. What I need is a proper bed and not a futon mattress on the floor. I tried to massage out the pain but it isn't working. I'm so sleepy but I'm not sure I can handle it if the pain gets worse. I don't want to be in a drug haze today...
    areilly29 areilly29
    26-30, T
    Apr 13, 2015

    It is known to be a common pain

    that every teenager has... Have you ever experienced sharp chest pain localized on the left side of your chest? It feels like you're about to have a heart attack.. But you aren't... Whenever you breathe in or even sometimes when you breathe out it kills and you can't laugh...
    jlove987 jlove987
    18-21, F
    2 Responses Mar 24, 2015

    I've had chronic head,

    neck, end back pain for 8 years. My condition has no cure, only treatment. None of the treatment works completely. They say as I get older it can either get worse or get better. It hinders my every day life. It makes me miserable. It gets so bad sometimes, to the point where I...
    PsychGirl94 PsychGirl94
    22-25, F
    5 Responses Mar 12, 2015

    I am in soooooo much right

    now surgery cannot come soon enough. I have 4 bad discs in my low back, and two in my neck from a car accident.
    kshine27 kshine27
    26-30, F
    1 Response Mar 6, 2015

    I had RF ablation yesterday on my neck

    and all I can say is wow. I had a meltdown in the office before we even started & probably should have just walked out. I felt all the positivity the dr had at prior visits wasn't there and he told me if this doesn't work -- well they're pretty much out of options for me...
    Genesis922 Genesis922
    41-45, F
    5 Responses Feb 27, 2015

    I been in my home for 2 weeks waiting on

    doctors to call me due to my pain in my hip on my right side. Yesterday after I turned off my TV I went to my terminal to do some laundry. But today I can't get out of my bed cause my leg is killing me.
    Davie50 Davie50
    51-55, M
    1 Response Feb 23, 2015

    I am 25 and struggling with having

    so much pain. It started 4 years ago. I have been to doctors. I've been on every meds. nothing is working and I have become worthless. I cannot go on like this. I just don't see the point of it all anymore.
    ultralord9000 ultralord9000
    26-30, F
    2 Responses Feb 15, 2015

    I have a high pain tolerance,

    but chronic pain just wears you down. I constantly push it down and get on with my life and hide it from people. I still do things I shouldn't, but I'm a big guy and I can't say no when people ask me for help, whether it be moving something heavy or helping them move house. It...
    Bushmanoz Bushmanoz
    51-55, M
    4 Responses Jan 29, 2015

    Hey all.. I have been having really bad nerve

    pain in both of my legs.. It getting worse and I'm worried.. :(
    horneybear79912 horneybear79912
    41-45, M
    Jan 20, 2015

    back spasms as well as body spasms

    and some headaches at times
    lovelinessbathes lovelinessbathes
    36-40, M
    2 Responses Jan 1, 2015

    I hate when people think I'm faking

    or am a baby when I'm in pain all the time. I'm a wrestler and pain is normal but that doesn't make it hurtles. Non wrestlers cannot understand and I hate when they think they can. 7+ concussions of different levels, sprained back, pulled muscles, fractured collar bone, bruised...
    soccer4life777 soccer4life777
    18-21, F
    6 Responses Dec 30, 2014

    I been suffering from chronic pain

    for 17 years now. I have nerve damage in both legs. Looking to make friends to help each other when we are having bad pain day.
    MrShecter MrShecter
    41-45, M
    2 Responses Dec 6, 2014

    Seance September I have had the most agonizing

    pain in my left knee all the way down to my ankle. I have been to so many doc and they all tell me it's just swelling behind my knee. But this feeling it's getting worse by the second. I cry about every day because of this pain. And it's hard for me to cry I mean I had a death...
    izzy33095 izzy33095
    22-25, F
    4 Responses Dec 3, 2014

    love my pain, I've already been through

    so much physically and mentally. I got this. I need more tart cherry juice and oil of oregano. I suggest everyone have that in their diet. its helped me so much. many benefits. <3 love you hang in there!
    FinnAhGinn FinnAhGinn
    31-35, F
    Dec 3, 2014

    Once more I woke up with agony,

    know that I'm in extreme pain so don't want to move. There's a tic tac in my head going fast, guess is just my heart beat trough my veins. No looking on the sides coz my eyes burn, no turning neck coz my shoulders will pull back, no way I want to breath deeply coz I'll feel my...
    lizzyWaterbearer lizzyWaterbearer
    22-25, F
    2 Responses Nov 23, 2014

    I was injured in the Army from jumping out of

    planes...now I live with pain everyday.
    H00rah H00rah
    41-45, M
    1 Response Nov 17, 2014

    Can't sleep. In pain again.

    I have complex regional pain syndrome. Over this constant pain. :(
    leyla29 leyla29
    31-35, F
    1 Response Nov 15, 2014

    Upper inner thigh cramps.

    I just moved the wrong way in my bed and have just put myself into hell. OMG. It feels I think like what taking a baseball bat to the upper thigh would feel like. This suuuuuuuhhhcks.
    prettyprude prettyprude
    36-40, F
    2 Responses Nov 13, 2014

    I always have a headache,

    my back hurtd, my neck hurts, I can barely walk when I wake up. It feels like my legs weigh 50lbs a piece. If I walk too much it leaves me fatigued and sore. People try to help by giving me massages but even a 10 minute massage leaves me sore. If anyone pats me on the back, it...
    akrysrose akrysrose
    26-30, F
    7 Responses Oct 22, 2014
    xxalicerosexx xxalicerosexx
    18-21, F
    1 Response Oct 19, 2014

    Are there others out there

    who are constantly in pain?
    AllergyDog66 AllergyDog66
    26-30, M
    1 Response Oct 18, 2014

    Pain has been ruling my life

    for about the past 4 years and progressively getting worse. I broke my neck 6 years ago and have been paralyzed from about the chest down since. I had a very small amount of nerve pain in my lower back the first 2 years but it was tolerable. It's now gotten to the point to where...
    ReadyAimFire ReadyAimFire
    26-30, F
    2 Responses Oct 10, 2014

    Right now my upper back

    and shoulder are killing me on my left side. And I have a migraine. This is how I feel most days. I'd love for the pain to go away and never come back. That won't happen though. I hate what overuse has done to my body, but there isn't a damn thing I can do about it. I was born...
    sweetstar1 sweetstar1
    26-30, F
    Oct 5, 2014

    I'm in so much damn pain today from me PsA.

    and I have to go to school now :(
    xxalicerosexx xxalicerosexx
    18-21, F
    1 Response Oct 1, 2014

    It was a high dive accident.

    Funny thing was I was taking risks to overcome my fear of heights. I'd been on swim team and had done the dive successfully before. I did not tuck my head enough. This one 4 second mistake changed my life forever. I was an active teen, into gymnastics and bellydance. I am lucky...
    wisemoon wisemoon
    1 Response Sep 28, 2014

    I will be having a cervical (neck) steroid

    epidural on the 18th for my chronic neck pain. Then on the 22nd I will be having my the carpal tunnel release surgery on my left hand (Dr. T already has done the right), plus a steroid injection on my right wrist. When I've recovered from that surgery we will have the ulnar...
    Harley53 Harley53
    61-65, F
    1 Response Sep 10, 2014

    I made the mistake of going

    for a run around town in my electric chair on a day with the weather front moving in. (it just started raining). It made for an extreme pain day.
    zeroOut zeroOut
    61-65, M
    Sep 4, 2014

    Well, I am sick and tired of hiding

    and pretending it isn't there... It started out as back pain that won't go away with basic procedures. And I thought after the months went by and it never did. Over the counter painkillers don't work on me and the only thing they would do is destroy my liver and kidneys. It...
    4NeonFun 4NeonFun
    18-21, F
    3 Responses Aug 26, 2014

    In the past four years,

    I've had two work-related back injuries and one serious car crash. Without prescription medication, there isn't much I can do without suffering from pain. I've been unemployed for about a year, but I'm looking forward to having a new career soon. Prescription medication is not...
    deleted deleted
    Aug 25, 2014

    is that the world is à place

    where you should live or suffer or both?
    Abed13 Abed13
    26-30, M
    1 Response Aug 9, 2014

    I'm trying hard to lose weight

    and get in shape, but my back pain is really making it difficult. I have two weeks until my first Veterans Assosciation pain management visit. I've been waiting on that appointment since November of last year. Ugh!
    mohawkmom mohawkmom
    26-30, F
    Jul 30, 2014

    My pain started when I was 12.

    They called them migraines. When I was 16 I had a headache that didn't go away for 2 years. Eventually my headaches were accompanied by joint and muscle pains and neurological symptoms. Finally at the age of 24, 12 years after my sympToms began I was diagnosed with lupus...
    eeeck eeeck
    Jul 21, 2014
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