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Has anyone else had a neurostimulator implanted for pain control?

Posted 15 Oct 2013 by kathyhanson 21 answers

My pain management doctor is going to try epidurals for my back pain, but if they don't work, he wants to try a neurostimulator. I would really appreciate comments/experiences/suggestions from anyone who has a neurostimulator. I don't look forward to another minor surgery, but if the ...

Postpartum & IUD Intercourse Pain?

Posted 8 Sep 2016 by Rkellymae 0 answers

I am 21 years old & I'm 3 months postpartum. I had a vaginal birth with an epidural & episiotomy & I had the Mirena IUD put in 6 weeks ago. My fiancé & I had sex a few times before the IUD & a few more times afterward since the baby's birth. Before the IUD, sex ...

Having an epidural done?

Posted 2 May 2016 by darnpain 2 answers

Need to have this procedure done but am very nervous due to the fact that I heard if I was to move at all this could cause perrallasis..just want to be able to hopefully have some comfort with out pain meds so I can accomplish things.. Anyone know if it's true or not about not moving. Any feed ...

How much is too much prednisone?

Posted 6 Feb 2016 by knorris0101 1 answer

On January 14 2016 I had an epidural steroid shot after 3 back surgeries. I was told in 7 to 10 days some relief would come. Still in unbearable pain ,On the 20th I had a steroid shot in my hip area which helped tremendously. Today is feb 6th and For the past week I have been right back to severe ...

Please pass to R. Zein, Pharm D. I read her response on taking Medrol. My question is, since e?

Posted 6 Feb 2016 by jsienrukos 0 answers

a person cannot take Medrol over a long period of time, would an epidural on my lower back pain work?

Pregnancy - Hi, I am a major deppression patient and 30 weeks pregnant who is on abilify 2.5 mg for?

Posted 6 Jun 2015 by berkal5 1 answer

... the last 6 yrs. i have questions: First, i am 42 yrs old want togive c section birth so i need to take epidural anastesia during giving birth..is this possible? Second, did anyone breastfeed while taking abilify? Or any data about abilify and breastfeeding? Want to know the effects on the ...

I am 76 years old and have been avoiding surgery for over 45 years ago when I stepped of a wall in?

Posted 12 Jun 2015 by J Swartz 1 answer

... the dark and landed on my butt, pretty well recovered after several years, only to be in 2 near fatal auto collisions 5 years apart. I treated with several years of epidurals (cortisone pain blocks) for several years when they quit working. My MRI shows that I have (1)a straightening from ...

Does anyone know something that significantly reduces the pain?

Posted 13 Nov 2014 by taylork12 4 answers

I am 21 and have been suffering from 2 herniated discs for almost a year. What started out feeling like a back ache has now grown into a nearly unbearable amount of pain. I have had 3 epidural injections, tried many medications, and physical therapy that I was discontinued from due to worsening ...

Are epidurals and nerve blocks the same thing?

Posted 2 Mar 2014 by Amiyah 1 answer

I NEED HELP? I have a plethora of back and neck problems! I have three herniated disc in my neck, two bulging disc in Lumbar, two fractures in the thoracic (The curvature in this area caused scoliosis), spinal stenosis, cord compression, pinched nerves, damage nerves, et al. I receive injections in ...

Can anyone tell me what the treatment is for piraformas syndrome?

Posted 10 Feb 2014 2 answers

Ive been misdiagnosed as having severe siatcia pain it was diagnosed today by a emergency room doctor who said its been caused by trauma to the epidural space in my lower back er doc has changed the dose of my oxycontin due to the pain being so bad what is the future for me and will I need surgery ...

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