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Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy (RSD) (CRPS) Board Index
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... Thank you Able65! On your advice, I called my rheumatologist. First, he sent me to my regular GP to make sure I didn't have shingles which he considered due to the redness and burning in my arms. My GP confirmed that I don't have shingles. ... (3 replies)
RSD Lesion?
Aug 9, 2008
... Yeah Karen I really tried to be nice, but I'm so sick of the way that place is treating me.. I mean some nurses are great and there are a few who really are not very nice. So I called on Friday, and got the lady who works at the front desk. Well it was just her answering machine. ... (18 replies)
RSD Lesion?
Aug 6, 2008
... ndering if it could be least she had heard of RSD...the pharmacist where I filled the prescirption had never heard of, all that training and didn't know what it was!!! Hmmmmm !! I'm trying to keep up beat.. ... (18 replies)

... NIPP aka PSTIM "ancient medical wisdom" - acupuncture "along with today’s bright new technologies" - batteries and a timer The needles are placed in the ear. The batteries are glued behind. No implants. At $1,000+ per procedure make sure they do your 'dominant' ear. BTW - also purported to "treat": Back Pain Cervical Pain Sciatica Pre/Post Operative Pain Migraine ... (3 replies)
... I'm curious because I've heard how it has helped those with shingles and joint pain. They were advertising the effect it has on people who need pain relief. Now this would be consider homiopathic remedies. ... (0 replies)
... I know. Its so very hard I feel the same way. my 4 year old son actually said something to the effect like "remember when you werent hurt and we could do this..." it killed me. I mean really he's only 4. I work my butt off to make sure he doesn't feel different but its hard on me. ya know. ... (8 replies)
... Hearing your story is like a story I know all too well. I am 27 and have a 5 year old. I had fell just on the carpet in my house and twisted my ankle just right 2 years ago. It's very hard on our children, I think everyday omg what am I doing to my child. ... (8 replies)
... better then not being able to walk very far or even sleep through the night because even the sheets cause pain. Oh my don't forget the fog we feel from the meds and what it does to our mind.. Yup that sounds like to heaven to me. ... (17 replies)
RSD Lesion?
Aug 8, 2008
... I went today.. As I walk down the hall out of this very strange dr's office.. I laugh to myself.. I look at my honey and I get that look like are you going crazy.. She looks at the huge sore I have in my ankle and the 6 other spots.. ... (18 replies)
RSD Lesion?
Aug 7, 2008
... It helps with the dry itchy skin and it is a real thick cream but it helps. I can see why the doctor thought you had the shingles because you break out with little tiny red bumps with the shingles. My mother had them one time but they really hurt from what I was told. ... (18 replies)
... t was changed to CRPS about 3, maybe 4 years ago now. I do remember it happened after I had been diagnosed in 2003. They changed it due to the change in thinking and CRPS explains much better what this disorder is. Atrophy or dystrophy isn't something that is an absolute with this thing.There is type I and type II. ... (21 replies)
... I now understand some of your frustration and anger when going from Dr to Dr.. Is there a difference between RSD and CRPS? ... (21 replies)
... re many who suffer with this horrific pain. You are correct about causalgia being a direct localized pain vs moving non localized pain. We all pray that it stays and does not spread to other areas. More importantly we pray that a cure is found. I understand your pain as does most everyone who reads these posts. ... (4 replies)
... ecently been diagnosed with causalgia after 14 months of dealing with constant pain after nearly severing my peroneal nerve in my knee. My understanding is that RSD and Causalgia are almost synonomous except Causalgia is more specific to a nerve. In this case the peroneal. ... (4 replies)
... We all grow tolerances to the meds we take daily and the dosages need to be increased overtime. Rayefaye, I can't believe thy've upped you to 3600 mg of NeROTTEN! ... (11 replies)
... My mother has suffered from reoccuring shingles since 1989 and as a result has RSD and other nerve issues. She is on pain medications and nerve pain medications. Recently she has had a continous headache that will not go away. ... (5 replies)
... I have had the lesions. They look like pimples. My Dr. told me to keep them clean and once healed to make sure I keep my skin well moisturizied. ... (4 replies)
... Hi Angie and welcome to the boards! ... (8 replies)
Chick58 ??
Nov 28, 2005
... doing okay now but she says that she can still feel the area where the constant burning was . i mentioned dr dyke to him one day when i was having my block done and he knows dr dyke very well. ... (2 replies)
... I would say being a woman that you should stick to your intuition. I wish I would have follwed that advice and it would of saved me alot of meeting the Mr. Wrongs.Whenever that intuition talks to you you should follow it. ... (27 replies)

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