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Board: Pain Management 07-22-2015, 08:57 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 452
Posted By Prettyinpink81
Re: I have a stupid question

Thank you very much for taking the time to answer my question.
Board: Fibromyalgia 07-22-2015, 03:56 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 346
Posted By Prettyinpink81
Re: Neck Pain!

There are a few things that work for me. I wouldn't say they "cure" the pain but I do get a little relief. The first is "the stick" It's a massage stick that my dad gave me. I think he got it off...
Board: Pain Management 07-22-2015, 03:30 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 452
Posted By Prettyinpink81
I have a stupid question

Hey guys, I hope everyone is doing well. I used to post a lot but now I mainly lurk. I have a really stupid question that I am hoping somebody can answer.

I have been on hydrocodone for the...
Board: TMJ Disorder -TemporoMandibular Joint 05-12-2014, 06:59 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 422
Posted By Prettyinpink81
Re: Trying to find an answer to my problem

Dentist said dry socket. three problems with that. 1. the paste he gives me that is "guaranteed to work" isnt working 2. the pain is intermident most of the time (constant everytime I chew), and...
Board: TMJ Disorder -TemporoMandibular Joint 05-10-2014, 01:43 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 422
Posted By Prettyinpink81
Trying to find an answer to my problem

I had a back molar extracted eight days ago. The pain is not going away. I have a dull ache around the extraction site but I go through waves of blinding pain that encompasses but my upper and...
Board: Fibromyalgia 05-07-2014, 06:03 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 401
Posted By Prettyinpink81
Tooth extraction recovery with fibro

I had a wisdom tooth extracted on Friday (5 days now). I am still in a lot of pain and still have a lot of swelling (tooth was not impacted and it was a simple extraction so I should be well on the...
Board: Pain Management 05-03-2014, 07:39 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,146
Posted By Prettyinpink81
Re: Dentist refusing sedation due to pain medication

35 hours later and Im still not feeling any better. I am at the point where if somebody offered me a stronger pain med, I would take it (glad I have a dh to remind me that the pain will end at some...
Board: Pain Management 05-02-2014, 03:40 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,588
Posted By Prettyinpink81
Re: I'm worried sick!

I am a little confused. Don't pharmacy records show whether or not you actually picked up the script? I don't see how you can be in trouble if you didn't actually take any of the vicodin.
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Board: Pain Management 05-02-2014, 01:18 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,146
Posted By Prettyinpink81
Re: Dentist refusing sedation due to pain medication

The procedure went okay. Valium helped and the nitrous was okay although I had times focusing on breathing through my nose at homes. There was a complication where the dentist didnt realize I had a...
Board: Pain Management 05-02-2014, 06:59 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,146
Posted By Prettyinpink81
Re: Dentist refusing sedation due to pain medication

My doctor called in a sedative with literally 20 minutes to spare. I am so relieved and thankful he was willing to do that for me.
Board: Pain Management 05-02-2014, 04:42 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,146
Posted By Prettyinpink81
Re: Dentist refusing sedation due to pain medication

I actually have some ketoprofen my doctor gave me. It does a number on my stomach if I take it all the time but I can tolerate it for a few days (I use it on really, really bad days). Im glad to...
Board: Pain Management 05-01-2014, 06:42 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,146
Posted By Prettyinpink81
Re: Dentist refusing sedation due to pain medication

Im trying my best to stay calm (and its not working too well, alternating between bursting into tears and nausea). Only positive is the nervous stomach has eliminated my need for miralax the past...
Board: Pain Management 05-01-2014, 03:03 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,146
Posted By Prettyinpink81
Re: Dentist refusing sedation due to pain medication

I live in the boonies and had to drive an hour just to find this sedation dentist. The oral surgeons in the area (who they wanted to refer me to due to pain management needs) had a 4 week waiting...
Board: Pain Management 05-01-2014, 10:38 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,146
Posted By Prettyinpink81
Dentist refusing sedation due to pain medication

I had one of my molars literally crumble to pieces the other day. I have a huge, huge, huge fear of the dentist. I went to one of those sedation dentistry places yesterday for a consultation and...
Board: Back Problems 04-23-2014, 10:48 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 400
Posted By Prettyinpink81
Pain in lower back, hips, legs. Dr. keeps saying fibro

Hello, I'm hoping somebody here can help me out as I am extremely frustrated right now. I was diagnosed with fibromyalgia in 2011. About a year ago I started getting sciatic pain. Insurance...
Board: Pain Management 04-23-2014, 09:38 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,398
Posted By Prettyinpink81
Re: short acting meds or pain patches?

I didnt read through all the replies but is it possible your doctor is talking about the suboxine patch (I apologize for forgetting the real name). I heard rave reviews about its pain relieving...
Board: Pain Management 04-14-2014, 11:37 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 356
Posted By Prettyinpink81
Generic lidoderm patches

Hey folks, hope everybody is having an okay day. Its been awhile since I posted but I'm back again with a question. I know a generic form of the lidoderm patch was released in the fall. I noticed...
Board: Cancer: Cervical & Ovarian 11-07-2013, 02:04 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,870
Posted By Prettyinpink81
Re: Colpo recovery and cryotherapy

Thank you. I feel a little better about the cryotherapy after reading some more about it. Just so I know how to prepare, how does the pain compare to a colpo/biopsy.

I also have a question thats...
Board: Fibromyalgia 11-06-2013, 12:27 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 499
Posted By Prettyinpink81
Colposcopy and fibromyalgia TMI

Hello, I posted my question in the cervical cancer forum but I am hoping somebody could offer some advice. I had a colpscopy yesterday after a pap came back abnormal. The procedure was not too bad...
Board: Cancer: Cervical & Ovarian 11-06-2013, 06:13 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,870
Posted By Prettyinpink81
Colpo recovery and cryotherapy

Hello, I had a colpo done yesterday afternoon. The procedure itself was not bad at all. Today is another story. I am having severe cramps. I have taken 4 advil, a muscle relaxer, as well as a...
Board: Digestive Disorders 10-28-2013, 12:45 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 419
Posted By Prettyinpink81
4 year old vomiting sporadically.

Hello, Three weeks ago my four year old son had severe abdominal cramps. We took him to the ER and they told me it was a stomach virus. Two weeks ago he vomited several times one day and we took...
Board: Pain Management 10-19-2013, 08:06 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 507
Posted By Prettyinpink81
Re: Ouchies

I haven't received the x-ray results back yet so still not sure what's going on. I did some research on a herniated/buldging cervical disc but I am not experiencing pain when I lift my arm above my...
Board: Pain Management 10-18-2013, 05:40 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 507
Posted By Prettyinpink81
Ouchies

Hello,. I'm having a problem and I hope somebody can offer some advice. I woke up the other day with pain in my shoulder towards my neck and down my arm into my hand. It is worse when I move my...
Board: Pain Management 10-11-2013, 04:18 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 444
Posted By Prettyinpink81
Re: Lidocaine patches

Do you mind me asking which pharmacy you used and how much you paid for the generic? I use target and my pharmacist said they received the generic patches but the price is the same. My insurance...
Board: Back Problems 10-08-2013, 12:29 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 333
Posted By Prettyinpink81
Sciatic pain, hurts to touch leg

Hello, I lurk a lot on the pain management and fibro boards and am hoping somebody could help me out. I woke up this morning with what I think is sciatic pain. I've had bouts in the past which...
Board: Pain Management 03-14-2013, 05:48 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 763
Posted By Prettyinpink81
Re: Question about muscle relaxers

Sorry I should have been more specific, my doctor wants me to try skelaxin but insurance wont cover it unless I try robaxin first. I've had an increase in my pain during the last few months, many...
Board: Pain Management 03-13-2013, 06:00 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 763
Posted By Prettyinpink81
Question about muscle relaxers

Hello everyone, I haven't posted in awhile but I have another question. I started taking Soma (generic) back in 2010. They worked really well until the end of last summer. I was told I had just...
Board: Fibromyalgia 03-04-2013, 05:36 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 324
Posted By Prettyinpink81
Need some advice

Hi everybody,

I was diagnosed with fibro in 2011. My doctor immediately started me on Savella. It has a minimum effect on pain; however, it has been a miracle drug for increasing my energy...
Board: Pain Management 12-21-2012, 08:59 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,475
Posted By Prettyinpink81
Re: Fiancee may have screwed things up.

First off I need to apologize to Kate, as I was hitting reply I reported it as a bad post (im on a cell phone) I am very very sorry and hope I cancelled it out before it went through. I have my...
Board: Pain Management 12-21-2012, 04:17 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,475
Posted By Prettyinpink81
Re: Fiancee may have screwed things up.

I was only on hydrocodone, no LA meds. I gave it a week and called on Wednesday but he is taking an extended holiday. I know I need to give myself a kick in the ***, but o my goodness, even tiny...
Board: Pain Management 12-21-2012, 01:24 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,475
Posted By Prettyinpink81
Re: Fiancee may have screwed things up.

Hello everyone, thank you again for the responses. There have been no other red flags, I always bring my meds with me to every appt, never try to get an early refill, even when they do come in early...
Board: Pain Management 12-13-2012, 02:05 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,475
Posted By Prettyinpink81
Re: Fiancee may have screwed things up.

Thank you for the responses. I have been on anti inflammatories before, motrin 8, celebrex, and mobic and they did nothing for me except tear up my stomach (I have mild IBS). I have a few days left...
Board: Pain Management 12-12-2012, 03:10 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,475
Posted By Prettyinpink81
Fiancee may have screwed things up.

I really need some advice. I've been on 7.5 hydrocodone 3x a day since July. Before that I had been on 5mg hydrocodone for a year and a half. I am also on a contract which I have followed to the...
Board: Pain Management 12-05-2012, 01:54 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 828
Posted By Prettyinpink81
Re: Is one day too early?

I can tell you I am pretty sure your not going to get an early fill. I know its frustrating but next month you shouldn't run into any problems because Dec 6 will count as day 1. I don't know for...
Board: Fibromyalgia 10-31-2012, 07:51 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 617
Posted By Prettyinpink81
Re: Flu Shot ???

Had one about a month ago and didn't have any new problems.
Board: Pain Management 10-13-2012, 05:40 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 890
Posted By Prettyinpink81
Re: Couple of questions

Thank you for the responses. When it first started I thought maybe I had caught a stomach bug and didn't even mention it at my appt on Wednesday thinking it would go away. Nobody else in my family...
Board: Pain Management 10-13-2012, 03:00 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 890
Posted By Prettyinpink81
Couple of questions

Hi everyone, sorry I haven't been around much lately, school is keeping me super busy and I haven't been feeling that great. I have a couple of questions I was hoping to get some advice on. The...
Board: Pain Management 10-11-2012, 04:21 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,859
Posted By Prettyinpink81
Re: How often should a doctor give a complete physical exam to someone on Pain meds

I see a nurse practioner once a year in my doctors office for all that fun female stuff. She does a full physical knowing I only see the doctor for medications, and injections.
Board: Pain Management 10-11-2012, 04:14 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,565
Posted By Prettyinpink81
Board: Pain Management 09-11-2012, 03:48 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,119
Posted By Prettyinpink81
Re: insurance hassle with pain meds.

Am I reading this correctly? A doctor can increase your dose of a medication but an insurance company can decide its not necessary? I have to self pay for all my medications, I used to think it was...
Board: Pain Management 08-30-2012, 04:05 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,159
Posted By Prettyinpink81
Re: Did I have withdrawl symptoms.

Thanks. Sadly between my fiancee and I we have a total of 6 computers, a laptop he keeps at work, a desktop he has so many videos/programs on it drives me crazy, a desktop full of spyware that's...
Board: Pain Management 08-30-2012, 03:28 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,159
Posted By Prettyinpink81
Re: Did I have withdrawl symptoms.

Ive been on it for almost 2 years now. Started at 5mg now up to 7.5. Some days I take the full three doses, other days two doses, its rare that I can get by with only one dose a day anymore (I also...
Board: Pain Management 08-30-2012, 02:27 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,159
Posted By Prettyinpink81
Did I have withdrawl symptoms.

Hi everyone, sorry I haven't been active lately. The hard drive on my computer crashed so I can only access this board through my phone. (Of course I have 3 other computers sitting at home, just...
Board: Pain Management 08-25-2012, 04:29 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 9,715
Posted By Prettyinpink81
Re: Physical Therapy Making Pain Worse

I have different opinions about PT and it really depends on the therapist. The last one I went to for sciatica was awful, could not understand why I couldn't tolerate the tens unit, did not do any...
Board: Pain Management 08-25-2012, 04:12 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,244
Posted By Prettyinpink81
Re: I Need Your Opinion

Just a thought but what about switching to a different BT med, I know several people who are drowsy on oxycodone but fine on hydrocodone and vice versa. Everybody is different but I would be very...
Board: Pain Management 08-25-2012, 04:00 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,989
Posted By Prettyinpink81
Re: It's over. (My life, that is.)

First I would like to say I am so sorry you are going through this but there are a few options you can take. Why don't you contact both your family doctor and the national foundation of the disease...
Board: Pain Management 08-21-2012, 07:38 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,787
Posted By Prettyinpink81
Re: Somebody is trying to fill prescriptions in my name

No, I thought if I filed a report for 3 vicodin it might come off as drug seeking behavior. The person who I suspect used to be a neighbor of mine in Florida who could have easily come across old...
Board: Pain Management 08-21-2012, 06:14 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,751
Posted By Prettyinpink81
Re: I could really use some advice please?

I am so sorry you need to wait to get relief, I can't imagine how frustrating it must be for you.
Board: Pain Management 08-20-2012, 07:50 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,787
Posted By Prettyinpink81
Re: Somebody is trying to fill prescriptions in my name

Both doctors refused to refill until I came in to see them. My dad said I should still file so there's an offficial record. My question is do I file where I live now or in Florida?
Board: Pain Management 08-20-2012, 07:31 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,787
Posted By Prettyinpink81
Re: Somebody is trying to fill prescriptions in my name

Well I spoke to the pharmaist and was told my doctor would not refill a sript for xanax since I haven't seen him in over 4 years and my old family doctor said the same about klotopin. (5 years ago I...
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