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... I have been using the Lidoderm patches for about a year or so. I didn't realize how expensive these patches are! ... (12 replies)
... to fit a speacific area also works well on what is actually more like a 'neuropathic itch' is. i have this too in my shoulder blade where i used to have central pain syndrome. ... (26 replies)
... I have the pain to touch and air and i have it more to heat then to the cold. I rather be cold then be hot. ... (4 replies)

Rsd & Crps
Feb 22, 2008
... Hi. I'm new to the boards as well. And honestly, your story seemed to almost mirror mine. I broke my foot in April 2007, and was diagnosed with RSD in October. They say I caught it early, so I guess we'll wait and see if that's a good thing. ... (18 replies)
... So if I have RSD, then it would typically involve the entire foot, even though I banged my foot near my toes? ... (9 replies)
... hi all! sorry i haven't been on the board since i wrote.lately the CReePS! has HIJACKED my(optic-nerve) eyes and hands.ONE bad weeklong flareup! can't see that well now,feels like somebody wiped vasoline on my eyeballs.thats the vision i have now.(My bottle of neuropamax reads...apply sparingly to affected areas 3-4 times daily as needed for nerve based pain.)I only apply 1-2... (5 replies)
... I have all I can do to feed and bath myself, much less getting out for meds and food. If my foot is not elevated, it fills with blood, turns purple, and the pain keeps increasing until I elevate it again. I have not been able to put any weight on the ankle in the 3 years. I am unable to drive. ... (6 replies)
... I wouldnt think the lidoderm patch would affect blood flow. I used them for a while and they didnt do that to me. You say its been 2 years and you still dont have a diagonis of RSD... ... (4 replies)
... It is called prudoxin and it was first Rxed for me while i was in rehab after my spinal cord surgery to relieve the pain of central pain syndrome which has alot of the same hypersensitivity issues as RSD.I do have RSD as well in my R knee on down through my foot.i use this on my knee too. ... (12 replies)
... line is intended to help your brain ignore the pain, so that you can do more activities and your nervous system can receive positive reinforcement. I also have Lidoderm patches, which might help with your sleeping, if you can tolerate. If I have a bad day, I put a patch on my toe to help me sleep at night. ... (9 replies)
... I have been using the patches for 9 months now. They mainly work on the burning sort of pain for me, and very little (but some) on the aching. I use at least one every day on my foot and ankle (cut in 3 pieces), and often use another cut in pieces for my neck, elbow and hip. Every now and again, I go a day without them to see how well they are still working. Have tried to go... (12 replies)
... Have either of you tried lidoderm patches? ... (8 replies)
... I am so glad you have found this board. First let me say, good for you for taking charge. Another med that might help is Lidoderm Patches. I have RSD in my Right arm in the Ulnar nerve. It has been a nightmare, I take an awful lot of meds. ... (4 replies)
... s now, but didn't then. We went to the Military docs again, xrays again, and nothing wrong. Well, the next day at school I couldn't walk. My parents took me to a foot specialist. He did a weight bearing xray with a much newer machine and told me I had damaged the ligaments. PT was the prescribed course. ... (14 replies)
... I have 2 big concerns with Joey. First, I have always wondered why Joey is still pushing himself to work. His RSD is in the foot and has to walk on it all day at work. ... (5 replies)
... r a month. But I had a total of 7 blocks that didnt help me at all. I switched docs because the doc that didthe surg kept poo pooing me off so i went and saw a pain mang. doc and he admitted me in the hosp for a week cause my foot was so bad, and had me hooked up to a continous epidural and phy therapy 2 times a day. ... (11 replies)
... Ramrod Joe and wife, this is the hardest time of any illness. At the beginning of RSD everyone and their mothers have opinions. I learn early not to have complete faith in Therapist, oh my gosh my first one who was a so called specialist for RSD WASN'T. I ended up writing a complaint to the state about her, it is still opened. You always have the option to get a diff... (7 replies)
... he sent it back...he said the pain was worse after he had used it, even though it would feel good while he had it on, but he only really used it a few days. ... (7 replies)
... to keep my off the drugs that have heavy side effects. Lyrica, and Amptrimpline I have tried with good results but side effects made them unfriendly. So just the lidoderm patch and oxycotin when needed, which is about once a day when I can't stand the pain anymore. ... (64 replies)
... posts I have made. Recently, I have made several posts detailing many things that have helped me. I'd suggest seeing if you can try them. If you are going to a pain management doc, and not getting any help... try appealing to your family doctor. ... (9 replies)

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