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... I also have RSD in my left foot because I had foot surgery in July of 07. Diagnosed in September of 07 and I see a Rheumatologist who specializes in treating RSD. He's wonderful. I'm on Cymbalta and Lyrica, with an occasional Vicodin. ... (39 replies)
Aloe vera for RSD
Dec 26, 2012
... I have never heard of a rheumatologist treating rsd. I would search pain management doctors in your area and be sure that you choose one that is very knowledgeable about rsd. ... (3 replies)
... in order for RSD to begin. Remember, I said most, not all. ... (20 replies)

... thanks! wat is a sympathetic block. my dr said most medicines dont work 4 teens w/ RSD, so he isnt prescribing me any! i didnt even have blood work or any tests. he just came in my room & said "well u've got RSD." until a few months ago, we had no pediatric rheumatologists in my state. i was diagnosed w/ JRA in the 3rd grade, & i was never able 2 have medicine for bc we had no... (11 replies)
... e hearing and better. they did mention something about cutting the nerves but they said thats the old way of treating it and there is stuff way less invasive to treat it , like the gentimiacin drops, and the minette device... ... (4 replies)
... or red in color doesn't usually happen right away so if the docs wait til we're blue or red, it's too late to try and get a head start on this disease to try and treat it. As you might find out, quick diagnosis is really important with RSD. Getting onto medication is important as well. ... (6 replies)
Joint pain
Dec 4, 2006
... She tried it with me before we knew I had RSD for sure. ... (3 replies)
... and I've never had a block. I am fortunate to have a doctor who is a RSD specialist. He is a rheumatologist who also treats patients who have RSD. I feel very lucky and very blessed to have him, especially after reading some of the horror stories. ... (8 replies)
"Stlpal"
Sep 10, 2005
... The doctor who diagnosed the Crohns was a GI doc. A rheumatologist diagnosed the RSD. ... (2 replies)
... goes. Right now my both thumbs have it. As for hair.........from the neck down I lost it ALL! As the RSD spread so did the hair. My daughter who is hairy said thats the only symptom she liked! ... (6 replies)
... Sorry I didn't answer sooner. When it comes to the SCS I know very little. In the beginning I was chicken to do anything like that. My RSD spread very quickly. By 6 months both my legs were affected. Pain, SWELLING, discoloration..........I was a mess. ... (21 replies)
... e hearing and better. they did mention something about cutting the nerves but they said thats the old way of treating it and there is stuff way less invasive to treat it , like the gentimiacin drops, and the minette device... ... (4 replies)
... ng with Drs. who don't understand or believe our pain is not psychosomatic. You really have to try to find a doctor who can relate to your issues whether they're RSD related or some other syndrome. PM's should be able to treat you with kindness, sympathy and correct procedures. ... (6 replies)
... hello. sorry to hear RSD has claimed another victim. this is a beast and is relentless. ... (2 replies)
New to this forum!
Aug 21, 2006
... pain free and doesn't even take tylenol or advil. It has changed her life, and our family's life as well. The dr who treated her was a pediatric rheumatologist at Children's Hosp in Philadelphia. He does not treat adults, but there are drs out there who do. ... (7 replies)




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