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... I know how you feel and am heartened by what you describe. I was told I had RSD 12 years ago when I had surgery for neuroma removal. Was in pain for over a year. Now am facing surgery again as it is causing me problems. Glad to know you made it through. (12 replies)
... I am a new member and suffer from Short Term Memory problems and a variety of other problems that relate to RSD. If I make posting mistakes, please help me. ... (12 replies)
... Well...first off, there is NO risk of becoming an addict. Getting addicted to pills of any kind can only happen if you don't have pain and taking them gives you a "high" or any kind of altered state of mind. Since I know for a fact none of us ever get high taking any pain med, then there will not be any addiction problem. Now, to use the proper terms, we become physically... (32 replies)

... Hey Karen, You said that so well.. That is how you determine it... I went for three blocks, not one of them did a thing.. If anything it made it worse... I think I was SIP right off the bat.. I know that SIP involves you SNS.. and my rsd came from herniated dics ... The dr had said. right away that I injured all the nerves going down the sides of my spine and the nerves... (32 replies)
... Tigerlilly, I called my RSD doc this past Monday and he got back today and we played phone tag all day so should hear from him tomorrow. Not sure what will be offered, and it is very frightening reading about all the complications from our options. I definitely want to stay away from the scs -- I know it can work, as I've read on here from people who had success with it but... (32 replies)
... Great idea with the vitamins! Taking them at the same time with everything else will definitely interfere with the absorption of them and probably haven't given you much benefit as a result. Taking them at least 2 hours after is your best bet. Most people probably don't know when you take iron pills, they shouldn't be taking them with calcium as this pretty much renders the... (32 replies)
... The rep obviously didn't know a darn thing about rsd!!! Geez....keep it from spreading. Pffftttt Ah well......if they want to take it out then tell them, sure take the stupid thing out but don't think for a minute you'll be "repositioning" it and leaving it in there!!!!! Nope....far, far better to leave it out because "messing" with it won't accomplish anything and will lead... (32 replies)
... have great relief and after several blocks some are pain free. Each person is different. If the anesthesiologist is experience at giving them they should be no problems arise. They try to hit the spot where the nerve that is affected connects to the spine so that are is numbed and the pain messages do not get through. ... (2 replies)
... reading your post, I now realize that your primary questions seem to be about the nerve block, so I can give you more information about mine. ... (3 replies)
... I am still having a lot of pain. It has been 2 weeks since I had my nerve block and I am having a hard time walking. ... (15 replies)
... I just had my third lumbar sympathetic block and it was the worst of all of them. Usually I have a muscle spasm at the end, but this time it literally felt like my muscles were tearing apart. ... (15 replies)
... I have been to foot and ankle specialist, reg.ortho doc. pod., primary doc. and pain specialist. None have totally agreed. My question for you is this. I had a nerve conduction study done last week, doctor who did it said, I may have scar tissue wrapped around a nerve, and some cortisone would help. ... (4 replies)


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