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... Thank you so much for those kind words.. So your back on the Lyrica. What type of med is that? ... (3 replies)
... Lidocaine infushion is just a IV. Its a 5 day stay in the hospital. Your on the cardiologist floor. Its high doses. unlike the lidocaine patch.. It lowers your heart rate alot. This is why your on the cardio floor hooked to heart monitors.. Basically you do nothing but lay there.. ... (3 replies)
Rsd & Crps
Feb 16, 2008
... e the flu alot.. The burning is mostly in my hands and feet.. Anytime I go to do something my hands start burning, change color, and will swell up.. If I rest for couple hrs.. The swelling will go down.. Temp change is a biggie for me.. If Iam in an air conditioner car and go out into the heat.. ... (18 replies)

... big packet. Asks you tons of questions.. He will go over that with you.. He'll be poking with believe it or not he uses a paper clip.. I think what he looks for is if the pain stays in one spot or spreads.. When he does to me mine will spread and the pain stays for a period of time... ... (10 replies)
... The one thing I did do finally after listening to my family.. I saw a therapist.. For me I am not sure if he helped much.. I think for me was finding the right dr who I was comfortable with.. Early on I was just jumping from dr to dr.. Nobody new what was wrong with me.. ... (9 replies)
... I've heard alot about that treatment. I've never met someone who's had it done though... If you don't mind asking. How long has you daughter have RSD for? ... (28 replies)
... I was actually thinking of maybe going for a part time job.. Several hrs a wk to start out and see how I do.. I will admit I am afraid.. Who wants someone that may have to take off here and there.. ... (10 replies)
... wow, I was reading up here.. Same here for me.. I feel that the worse is behind me... When I first started with RSD. Like you say, the first couple yrs were a mess.. Not sleeping, depression etc... ... (12 replies)
... Wow, very aggressive drs. I feel so bad for you.. Sounds like you've been through alot.. I've had RSD for almost 6 yrs.. and I haven't gone through anything like that.. Just some blocks, PT, you know the emgs etc. and medication and lidocaine infushions.. ... (7 replies)
... knowing that they aren't crazy, but are begining to wonder. And believe me EXERCISING HURTS SO BAD! The swelling is just ridiculous. But I just recently went for my first dress fitting and I had gained so much weight that the dress didnt close. ... (17 replies)
... I get all my pain medication from the PM dr.. When it comes to treating the RSD I get the treatments from my RSD dr.. like I get lidocaine infushions. they come from him.. ... (10 replies)
... I was diganosed with RSD by my othopedic surgeon.. He knew of all the symtoms but was not comfortable treating me for it.. That day while I was in the office he made a call down to a Dr in Phila, PA. Who specializes in RSD for over 40 yrs.. ... (33 replies)
... You sound just like me.. We basically have the RSD in the same places. I just recently started with the rsd in my breast. Its not has bad as my hands and feet. but when I flare up thats when it bothers my breast.. At this point I have it everywhere.. ... (6 replies)
Thx michelle 94
Oct 27, 2007
... I started with RSD almost 7 yrs ago.. Wasn't DX until 4 yrs ago.. I was in an auto accident herniated my cervical dics.. From there I started with my right hands burning.. ... (6 replies)
... I am 40 yrs old. I was in an auto accident almst 6 yrs ago. I injured my cervical spine. I wasn't dx with RSD until 4 yrs later. I started with it in my neck, after 2 months it spread to one hand and then to the other and now its in all four extremities.. ... (8 replies)
... yrs into it.. I was thinking like you. I can't say it help all that much. I think it helped a little maybe only for the fact that I went and complained to him instead of my family... I always felt like I was bothering them all the time.. ... (18 replies)
... You might want to ask for a break through med to help you out on your bad days.. They might not want to give it to you right away do to the fact you just started the Neurontin.. ... (38 replies)
... I have never had a dr take off meds but I did it myself.. It is scary.. The fear for me was Iam going to be in pain.. What is your fear. That you will go though withdrawl or you will be in pain without the meds.? ... (27 replies)
... I just took notice of your posting regarding lidocaine infushions.. I've had several and if it wasn't for them..I would not be walking today.. I would get it now.. before the wedding.. Its not a harsh treatment.. You will feel so much better afterwards.. ... (17 replies)
Mar 9, 2008
... They wanted to do surgery but because of the RSD my ortho will not do it.. He felt that alot of my pain was coming from the RSD and wanted me to be treated for that first.. He was right.. I do get alot pain but I can tell if its the RSD or the herniations.. I also have the degeneration in the lumbar.. ... (13 replies)

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