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... I do love my pump. I've had it in for 8 years now and have done very well with it. If I were your husband, I'd ask the doc about bupivacaine as well. ... (38 replies)
... Yep,stages just like you grieve when a loved one dies. They're pretty much the same. The difference being whether you wallow in it or fight back. ... (38 replies)
... This is an excellent question. First of all no RSD patient will have a day of rest or any improvement unless the pain is effectively suppressed with the help of strong pain medications, nerve blocks, and large enough doses of antidepressants. ... (10 replies)

... hed the video and was curious about it because it focused on teenage girls. However, I thought if it worked for them, maybe it could work for me. I'm sure many of you feel the same way I do in that I would do just about anything within reason to get my life back. ... (9 replies)
Pain Meds for RSD
Nov 13, 2002
... glad the actiq suckers work for you. I'm in the middle of the morphine injection trial for a pump. I've been there, done that many,many times. ... (1 replies)
... I've had the pump for almost two and a half years and I still LOVE it. It works really well for me. ... (6 replies)
... I hope when you read this, you are doing a bit better. Yes, I can relate and I'm sure you helped put into words what a lot of us are feeling. You are right that looking too far into the future is very daunting and gets to be overwhelming. I try not to do that, but at times, it is hard. ... (1 replies)
... bupivicaine pump and it's great! It has helped me so much. I highly recommend it if you have come to the end of the road as far as treatments go. ... (8 replies)
... in Oct. 3 days later a doc attempted to place a morphine pump in my neck upper shoulder area, he hit a nerve. He discontinued the procedure and I did not rec. the pump. ... (15 replies)
... I agree with Skooze and everyone else who has commented about the effects of Neurontin. ... (8 replies)
What's Next??
Aug 14, 2004
... You might be interested in doing a search for " rsdfoundation.usf. ... (20 replies)
Jul 13, 2005
... ree about your diagnosis. That's how it should be. I'm sorry to hear about how hard your family is taking it, but it is very difficult to see a loved one suffer. In my opinion, it's harder than it is to be the person in pain. ... (11 replies)
... I finally broke down and wanted to try the intrathecal catheter , but turns out I'm allergic to Morphine. Dr. S said that the pump could be filled with any med but I'm just too thin and there's nowhere to place it in my skinny little body. ... (13 replies)
Jul 22, 2003
... en reading about it, and will go ahead and try it. I have been lucky so far, that the RSD has not spread so hopefully the scs will give me more control over the pain and I'll have more use of my arm. ... (2 replies)
... I'm so sorry to hear all of the problems you are going through. ... (6 replies)
Very Quietly Mad!!
Aug 25, 2004
... I've been trying to come around to it. The thing is, my parents are going to England for four weeks in September and will be gone when he's away. ... (12 replies)
... the consultation to see Dr Prager at UCLA is between 450 and 650 dollars. When I called the office, this is what I was told. My RSD doctor has to fax a referral type letter to Dr. Prager, then also my medical record. Then, THEY decide whether or not I'm a candidate and if so, they contact me. ... (16 replies)
Hi y'all
Feb 2, 2004
... Welcome to the boards! I've had RSD for 17 years. It's now pretty much in all limbs. ... (3 replies)
... that is a long time to deal with this thing, especially since you were a teenager. And yes, my doctor's are in the city... ... (4 replies)
... and you mentioned this hospital in your post as the place where you were finally diagnosed with RSD. ... (21 replies)

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