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... Before I started the lidocaine infusions I spent alot of time in bed and my clothes hurt me a whole lot more than they do now.. ... (6 replies)
... and I have been getting subcutanious lidocaine infusions for over a year now. ... (12 replies)
... The hardest pain for me to take has been the head pain. And parts of the rest of my body BURN. I am thinking that since the lidocaine goes everywhere, whereas the blocks only work on my shoulder and arm pain, that perhaps it would be a good idea to give them a try. ... (5 replies)

... I had the lidocaine infusions.. Three times.. Each time I had it, it made my quality of life much better.. I still take the Neurontin and tylenol with cod.. ... (65 replies)
... thing seemed to change and he said that because I was a year and a half out from diagnosis, that it wouldn't help me. How long had you had RSD when you had your lidocaine infusions? ... (16 replies)
... Hello, I have had several lidocaine infusions and after the last one they put me on a med called Mexelitine which I have had great luck with. It made the infusions last longer and my RSD in arm is much better, in fact if I miss a dose my body seems to let me know! ... (6 replies)
... reduction in pain. Unfortunately the last one, in May, helped less than 24 hours and I had only a slight reduction in pain. The infusions are expensive and we used up most of our savings account. Our insurance paid a portion...doctors fees, monitoring equipment, ect. ... (65 replies)
... I had rsd for four yrs before they did the infusions on me. It helped me out alot.. I do know that the ketamine is the newest treatment out there, so maybe thats why they wont to use that on you. ... (16 replies)
... I, too, would like to find out more about the lidocaine infusions. I had my first SGB on Chirstmas Eve, but slowly but surely the pain is back. Especially at night. My hips and legs ACHE and burn when I lay down. ... (6 replies)
... Lidocaine probably saved my life. I was desperate for ketamine and asked my Dr to try lidocaine infusions. I am also in Canada. I luckily do not pay for them. ... (12 replies)
... week. That helped some. More for the herniations. Finally went to see Dr S. He started on lidocaine treatments. That helped alot. ... (0 replies)
... I'm glad to see your post as I was wondering how you were doing ! I hadn't seen a post for a couple of weeks ...I, too, am going to ask my P.M. doc about lidocaine infusion as it has proven to be so beneficial to Michelle who has written so much about her success with it ! ... (6 replies)
... Ask away if you any more questions. I'm happy to help out. I've had 7 stellate ganglion blocks, 3 lidocaine infusions, and 1 lumbar block to date. My treating physician is Joseph Reyes at Caritas St. Elizabeth's in Boston, Ma. I live in RI. ... (65 replies)
... m docs quit doing the Lidocaine infusions because insurance stopped paying for them. ... (12 replies)
... That's great news that you've found a doctor right in your area who is willing to talk about lidocaine infusions of any kind and help you make it happen!!!! Keep us posted as you get more information!! In the meantime, I'm glad the vicoden meds are helping.. ... (12 replies)
... Hi Michelle, I had a doctors appt yesterday and asked him about the Lidocaine infusions -- He told me he could send me to an anesthesiologist and see if they would do it -- I thought it was put into the spine so I said I wouldn't do it, but then my doc told me that it's put into an IV drip so that kinda got me thinkin -- However, my pain isn't that bad and I'm able to walk so... (65 replies)
... hrs. in the hospital 2 Tues. in a row, and now I take it daily orally. From what I hear about the Lidocaine infusions this seems like a much better deal for sure. ... (8 replies)
... I think I remember someone here saying they did these lidocaine infusions. Hopefully, they'll be along soon. ... (3 replies)
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Jun 19, 2008
... The lidocaine is great.. THere's another pt on here that was in a wheel chair prior to having lidocaine.. She now can walk.. ... (8 replies)
Mar 22, 2009
... What I am truly interested in right now is Lidocaine. From what I understand, lidocaine has far fewer side effects than Ketamine and is much cheaper. ... (7 replies)

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