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... Okay, you're not addicted to pain meds, you have a dependency on them, there is a major difference. You have a chronic pain problem that requires treatment so you can live your life and have some quality to it. I'm assuming your Dr. ... (22 replies)
... I am on a lot of pain medicine for a back injury and other pain. ... (11 replies)
... I know, I've been there and pain management is a significant issue. ... (6 replies)

... only YOU know what your pain is like and what makes it 'tolerable" enough to simply try and live your own life. ... (22 replies)
... th being a CP patient and we sometimes get labeled as drug seekers, but we all know that's not true. There is NO way for a person who doesn't suffer from chronic pain to be able to know what it's like for us and tell us to 'just get over it'. ... (22 replies)
... and i am a chronic pain patient that had 3 back surgeries. My body is VERY dependent on the Methadone but my head tells me otherwise. ... (22 replies)
... I'm glad you've done so well with your goal to get off the pain meds, but I'm sorry the pain is making itself known. ... (109 replies)
... You are only on two narcotics the rest of your meds are not addictive and will do nothing other than make you sick if you take more than prescribed. ... (11 replies)
... all since just 2001.realistically,this may or may not actually take care of your pain issues as a whole,but there are other options for good pain management that do not actually involve any real narcotic based meds or very little.or the longer acting type meds. ... (1 replies)
... ur addictive tendencies, so maybe there is more to your story. But if what you're saying is true....you really need to find a doctor who is willing to treat your pain better. ... (22 replies)
... I have posted on here a few times lately but used to post on pain management before. I had back pain really bad and started taking pain meds to help. I thought wow this is great. I could take care of my kids and my house pain free. After about 6 months I realized I needed more meds to help the pain. ... (6 replies)
... I have been taking pain meds since last August for chronic pain due to several bulging and one hernated disc. ... (17 replies)
... I tried to talk to my pm doc about a year ago and he explained the difference between being physically addicted and mentally addicted and because of my chronic pain and muscle spasms, suggested that I do not stop if I want a quality of life. ... (22 replies)
... thing lately that has helped me is a psychologist who specializes in the treatment of chronic pain. You are brave and you are admitting that you are using your pain meds to help emotional pain as well as physical pain. Is counseling by a pain psychologist covered by your insurance? ... (11 replies)
... you have gotten some great advice from the people here. but knowing her actual situation as far as the meds would really help tons right now in just giving you the best possible advice. ... (6 replies)
... I have recently started SSRI cymbalta for depression but my main issue is pain meds. ... (8 replies)
... Mjbrook, I'm also from the chronic pain board and please realize their is a difference addiction and dependence. We who take the meds to manage our pain have built up a tolerance to the meds. You are addicted if you take more than the doctor prescribed, get meds from more than one doctor, etc. ... (18 replies)
... I am physically dependent upon my pain meds and although I don't like it,I am trying hard to accept it. ... (22 replies)
... Wow there are so many of us contemplating the same choices and consequences for simply trying to have a better quality of life. Having been off pain meds and now, back on them, I can see pros and cons to both. I do love having all my mental faculties available. ... (22 replies)
... medication therapy, however, eventually they said that all that could be done was to treat my condition with pain medication. That is when I started down this road of opiates. ... (29 replies)


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