It appears you have not yet Signed Up with our community. To Sign Up for free, please click here....

Message Board

TMJ Disorder -TemporoMandibular Joint Board Index
Pages: 1Showing 1 - 13 of 13 for doctors who prescribe pain meds. (0.065 seconds)

... Surgeons will not prescribe pain meds more than a week or so. ... (8 replies)
... In my opinion, you do need to find someone to help you with the pain situation. I went to a really good Pain Center, with caring Doctors and was helped for a long time. They were very well trained and I had no problems getting off when I no longer needed it. ... (8 replies)
... I can't remember why I stopped the gabepentin but it is widely used in pain medication. ... (2 replies)

... a day which I most always need as my TMJ pain is quite severe! I have seen several dentists and one TMJ Specialist who said he could not treat me until I got my pain under control and recently, at the request of my Insurance company, my GP refered me into PM. ... (13 replies)
... I can certainly understand people who take pain meds. for yrs. as I have friends with other types of chronic pain who couldn't or wouldn't want to survive without their meds. ... (10 replies)
... anxiety meds in the benzodiazepine class. ... (6 replies)
Mar 4, 2003
... now how you feel. And when I say that, I'm not just typing empty words, I'm typing with a lot of emotion. I've been dealing with the same situation as you. My doctors do not understand. Sometimes, I don't even understand, thinking that my pain threshold must be very low or something. ... (15 replies)
... Vicodin, Loritab, etc does nothing for my TMJD either. It is more for back problems, knees, that type of problem. You do need to get a doctor to prescribe something to help you sleep. Lack of sleep really adds to the pain of TMJD. Your body stresses out and in turn your muscles and nerves go crazy. ... (8 replies)
... I was in my 20's when the pain got so bad, I thought I was going crazy. That was in the "Dark Ages". ... (14 replies)
... wow, I'm so sorry to hear that! I feel guilty for going on and on about my symptoms when I can't even imagine the physical and emotional pain you've endured over the years! ... (15 replies)
Oct 17, 2003
... Everyone has made extremely good points regarding these drugs and how Doctors will or will not prescribe. ... (25 replies)
Mar 4, 2003
... A lot of Doctors are reluctant to prescribe medication for any length of time. A lot of them will tell you they prefer to let the "Pain Clinics" or "Pain Specialist" to handle pain management. ... (15 replies)
... If all else fails, go to pain management. I dealt with this on my own for years. Doctors will not prescribe "much" when it comes to anything to do with pain killers. They are afraid of losing their licence. A lot of people are left in serious pain because of this. I can see a doctors side, to a point. ... (8 replies)

Associated Tags: tmj, tmjd

Pages: 1

All times are GMT -7. The time now is 03:02 AM.

Site owned and operated by HealthBoards.comô
© 1998-2018 HealthBoards.comô All rights reserved.
Do not copy or redistribute in any form!