Being ignored - Stuck in the NHS trap
Hi Need some tips on getting the NHS system to work for me as I have fallen through the cracks....
Hi all well ive been taken off 25mcg Fentanyl and put on 40mg MST
The fentanyl worked for the first 12hrs then tailed off quickly and caused skin irritation even though I was on Durogesic so my gp has put me...
Morphine sulphate continuous not working at all
Im sick of these tablets as they are pathetic and don't work at all compared to fentanyl but I was taken off them because of skin effects my ...
At last I'll have the spinal morphine pump!
After I have been fighting and struggling for exactly 2 years, the doctor at the pain clinic in my hospital finally is going to give me a spi...
disgusted with esa appeal
After waiting over a year for a date for a tribunal hearing I finally got a date which was last thurs on the day I wasn't feeling at all well...
Hello I was put on 25mcg Fentanyl and it did work but for only 1 week and now I have pain my gp says hes unwilling to give me a higher dose a...
Adequate Pain Relief! What a difference!!!!!!!!!!
For quite some time my pain levels were becoming increasingly intolerable. I developed an allergy to my Butrans patches, and taking more and ...
Why do I have to be weighed ?
Yes it's me again, throughly fed up. I phoned my GP this morning to ask for a repeat prescription for all my meds :- Sertralin, levothyroxine...
Liver biopsy saga
Well true to my obtuse and unusual body and medical experiences I had the biopsy on Friday and unfortunately they hot a nerve so ended up bei...
Using a rollator? Anyone used one
Hi Ive had chronic pain for nerve damage and herniation of l5/s1 - twice which they wont operate on as its to risky for me. And left leg pain...
so just wondering if this works, i have it for ostio in hips and fibro xx also my friend has numbness in her kegs and she said its going up ...
Update, update post surgery...
Hi all. Im back and still feeling light headed and crampy but its all good.....
Fentanyl to pregabalin switch
after my last visit to my pain clinic she wants me to come off this medication now and transfer over to pregabalin......
At A Loss
13 years ago aged 23 i bent wrongly around a doorway and felt a pop and my spine drop slightly at the same time falling to my knees. After a ...
My Neurology Appointment Didn't Go So Well This Week.
But I wasn't surprised, either. My existing symptoms seem to be escalating i.e. loss of balance and falls, and a few new ones that have snuck...
The Rocky Road to Enbrel
For those who are bot aware I have been screening for Enbrel since 27 February when I had blood teats and met my Rheumy nurse. Since then xra...
Ibruprofen changed to Matrifen Transdermal patches fentanyl
He asked me all about my RA and how the pain was, how i was coping . I'm hope they work or it will be trial and error with my pain relief as ...
Going to be a difficult next couple of weeks.
I wish this freezing UK weather would b ***** off. I have gone downhill so much and if I try go out I am in agony for ages and take two days ...
Had to take off one of the Fentanyl patches
I don't know how I am going to go on till I get Enbrel and it hopefully kicks in. ) - and was told to stop by Rheumy nurse, as was already on...
Looking after Husband and loosing the plot !!!!!!
Hi - Hopefully someone will be able to share their experience or give some advise - as I am reaching the end of my tether !!!!! In September ...
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