I have had RSD since 2009 and been on many medications and many more side effects. I have developed heart and kidney disease. I have had a SCS (which worked very well) until I developed MRSA at the incision sites and it had to be removed. Is there a chance I could have another one inserted?
I have been off all pain medications but now I am experiencing a severe flair-up which has turned my foot in a 90 degree turn ( yep thats right).
Had to stop Rehab and very difficult to walk. Has any one had limb distortions?
My PM has ordered ketamine infusion 10 day 6 hrs a day, but until the treatment gets scheduled he has given me tam idol pain med. I am scared to death of both and would love any suggestions I have been off all pain medications since my kidneys failed and could not release the medications from my body.
Thanks to all
May your day be free from pain
Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy Syndrome - Effects of Medications and Treatments?
- 6 Aug 2014 by gcarnes
- 3 Aug 2015
- reflex sympathetic dystrophy syndrome, kidney, heart, treatment
I would suggest talking to your PM about another SCS, as I am guessing that you prefer this option to medication. Maybe talking to the doctor who places the SCS about precautions to prevent MRSA again would help you understand why/if another SCS isn't an option. I hope you have many low-pain days ahead.
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