Monday, April 21, 2014

Getting Diagnosed

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Unfortunately, there is no definitive test for many of the chronic pain conditions that may be ailing sufferers.  TMJ, Fibromyalgia, Chronic Fatigue Syndrome and many chronic back pain conditions do not have a means to be diagnosed; rather, they are a diagnosis-by-deduction.  With this, the possibility for misdiagnosis or underdiagnosis is raised considerably.

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In the time leading up to hip replacement surgery, you were looking forward to living pain free. But now months after the surgery, you are disappointed with your reality of living with ongoing pain or even worse pain than you had before.  What went wrong? Why aren’t you experiencing the pain-free life that you dreamed of? A few things…

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Cort, Health Guide, answered What are the possible causes of pain… So you  used to have pain and numbness in the middle of your foot and…

03/13/14

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Cort, Health Guide, answered Am I having a heart attack? You would be very young to be having a heart attack. Usually other symptoms than pain are…

01/07/14

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Christina Lasich, MD, Health Pro, commented on Pain After Hip Replacement Surgery From what you describe, the hip joint is probably not the source of your pain. Low…

12/28/13

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Cort, Health Guide, answered Unexplained Joint and Muscle Pain I would definitely see a doctor about this. Some conditions such as fibromyalgia and…

12/16/13

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