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Posted 17 Mar 2014 by • 5 answers
I have chronic Osteoarthritis of my cervical / lumbar spine with multilevel stenosis and neural compromise, I now have the Osteoarthritis in my hands mainly my thumb joints are badly worn causing crepitus and a extreme toothache type pain 24/7 . All my main joints ache/are painful and are stiff. My ...
Posted 5 Apr 2014 by • 3 answers
I also have herniated disc with spinal stenosis according to MRI but only have neck and shoulder stiffness ... came off simvastatin for almost 2 weeks and less muscle tightness. ..can this drug cause disc issues or aggravate them ? If it wasn't for muscle tightness I wouldn't have had MRI ...
Posted 17 Aug 2016 by • 3 answers
I top it up with Tramadol 50g PRC up to 6 tabs a day which gives me a bit of relief. More than this my body will start itching. I also take 25 mg amitryptrine at night. Should I ask my GP to increase the Gabapentin dose? I am 54 yrs. Thx
Posted 11 May 2014 by • 2 answers
I have pain in lower back and down both legs. Have been on celebrex for like forever. Always looking for the drug that will help the most. I am also on cymbalta, norco 10-325, horizant and flexerl. Still in more pain than want. Any help would be greatly appreciated.
Posted 27 Oct 2016 by • 1 answer
I have serious pain in my back caused by stenosis an inflammation. I am on Xarelto for clotting problems. What over the counter medication can I take safely for anti-inflammation while taking Xarelto?
Posted 21 Jul 2018 by • 4 answers
I suffer with terrible anxiety and I also have fibromyalgia, spinal stenosis and a host of other pain related issues. My doctor has prescribed Cymbalta and I now have anxiety about taking this medication. I understand that some people have had difficulties, however, I am hoping to hear some ...
Posted 29 Apr 2015 by • 1 answer
I have had 2 back surgeries including a double-fusion using my own bone. After 20 years I developed terrible back pain and sciatica. An MRI showed significant arthritis, calcification and stenosis. I also have migraines and the Gabapentin has helped a lot in both areas, with minimal side effects.
Posted 20 Nov 2015 by • 3 answers
I've had these conditions since at least 2009. They were so minor back then that the Dr. didn't even tell me to come back. For the past 3 yrs they've become worse. Now I can barely walk 2 blocks, I can no longer stand up straight, going up stairs is very difficult, and it's ...
Posted 16 Aug 2016 by • 3 answers
I had used Voltarten gel some time ago for my elbow, worked great. Recently I went to the spine doctor as I have spinal stenosis in L4 L5 of the spine. Over time, arthritis has built up and I have much inflammation. My spine doctor wrote me a script for Voltaren gel. Under the BCBS Utilization ...
Posted 24 Feb 2014 by • 4 answers
I have chronic nerve pain from 4 known and one unknown source: painful peripheral neuropathy, chronic sciatica, lumbar stenosis, and a total left hip replacement that (IMHO) impinged at least one nerve. All began 6+ years ago and has been progressive. I finally turned to Oxycontin and worked my way ...
Posted 5 Jun 2014 by • 1 answer
Help!!! My mother has severe spinal stenosis, last year at about this time our summer was going great. We were making plans to do stuff with my little girl and things were going great. Next thing you know, she is complaining of severe leg and back pain. It got to be so bad that it made her blood ...
Posted 26 Aug 2018 by • 0 answers
I take meloxicam 7.5mg as needed for my cervical & spinal stenosis in addition to osteoarthritis. Is there someone in the support group that can answer my question re: this drug?
Posted 6 Dec 2013 by • 3 answers
I have herniated cervical spine discs, spinal stenosis, and severe nerve damage and pain similar to neuropathy from left side torso down to tip of my toes.
Posted 31 Jan 2014 by • 3 answers
... bone spurs, buldging discs with some herniation on both Cervixal as well as Lumbar) wish my well as she has told me my back is fine, just normal aging(I'm just 39! My last xrays and mri showed all these things and I want current ones done since it getting much worse(had a couple falls and ...
Peripheral Neuropathy - Just reached daily dose of 3000 mg Gabapentin for pelvic floor neural damage
Posted 26 Mar 2014 by • 2 answers
Just reached daily dose of 3000 mg Gabapentin to treat pelvic floor pain from fall on ice 3-1/2 years ago (3600 mg is goal). (Had surgery for spinal stenosis 14 or 15 months ago.) Learned, however, 4 days ago of family member's wedding 3 days from now and invitation to come. Trip is really too ...