... Hi All,
Any questions, comments, advice on this post would be so appreciated - just wanted to start off by saying that.
I'm never one to make any story short but I will do my best here..
I had voluntary foot/ankle reconstruction surgery July 2014. After severe pain for the first 3 months of recovery I was diagnosed with CRPS(RSD). The pain was only in my foot/ankle... (2 replies)
... For me they did help some. It did help with the coldness that was in my hand before. Unfortunately, the pain and other symptoms came back within a week. It's the dang worker's comp that is the trouble. Maybe if they would approve things quicker, the treatment would be more effective. ... (5 replies)
... Thank you so much for your reply! I have had it for 6 months now. It's in my arm,wrist and hand. The blocks didn't seem to do much for me. They did work for a few days, but then all of the symptoms came back :( That is a bit distressing. I hope my doctor can help me get better.
Thanks again! :) (5 replies)
... I think it's very important for RSD patients to share information about different treatment options. ... (31 replies)
... I have noticed in various threads on this healthboard that for alot of people, what they eat directly effects their RSD symptoms. ... (14 replies)
... hi weirditch and welcome. sorry you have rsd. even though rsd can go into remission it can still come back again. the symptoms you are describing sound like rsd symptoms. you don't need to have all the symptom of rsd or have the symptoms be in the same spot for it to be rsd again. ... (1 replies)
... Is possible to have RSD without pain. my hand is stiff, purple, sweats, unable to make a fist, my nails have grown 3 times faster than my other hand, swelling. ... (0 replies)
... I'm so sorry to hear that, Terlin! My daughter didn't have any of those symptoms, but we're all different. I hope some people here can give you some helpful tips! (3 replies)
... Please list your symptoms and what meds that help! ... (3 replies)
... I have RSD/CRPS and I experience most of those symptoms. I'm going to ask my PM about a diagnosis of dysautonomia. Some folks who have CRPS also have dysautonomia. (3 replies)
... Can rsd cause bowel and bladder problems head difficulty breathing and swallowing and alterd senses of sound seeing and taste also tempeture sensitivity and confusion (3 replies)
... I have had outpatient Ketamine infusions, starting with the 10 day infusion. They have been amazing. I got boosters this past thursday and friday, I have no rsd pain whatsoever. The last infusion I got 2 weeks with absolutelly no RSD pain. ... (4 replies)
... Swelling has never really been one of my symptoms either. I do get color and Temperature changes though. ... (3 replies)
... impacts to alot of your areas where you already have RSD spread. just EVEN having any other areas decide to pop in on you would increase your particular risks here too. ... (14 replies)
... FYI - You can't go to Germany for the ketamine coma - it has been closed down for quite some time. But Mexico remains open and I have heard that the doc there does a terrific job.
Good luck, Sandy (48 replies)
... post another thread asking for a good RSD Dr. in your area....there are good people on here that will help you find one. I would go outside this Dr. that dx'd you. get a second opinion... ... (48 replies)
... I haven't heard of rsd causing people infertility. I will have to look into that. There are meds,many meds out there that can cause this problem. ... (2 replies)
... the one huge thing you really need to understand here, and i really cannot fathom where this rheumy came up with this, is RSD symptoms are pretty distinctive in how they present. the one thing he is telling you IS NOT an actual true 'symptom' of even having RSD. ... (35 replies)
... It's full body rsd. When you have rsd pain and symptoms all over then that's it! I have full body too. It's always a good idea to have any new pain checked out. ... (6 replies)
... treatment has failed." Two doctors with a lot of articles published are Katz and Hungerford. I personally had an office procedure to remove a melanoma from my RSD leg and it caused the RSD pain to increase 10 fold and spread. ... (7 replies)