• ldw0950 ldw0950
    September 10, 2009
    I was diagnosed with Fibromyalgia in 1980. Doc said it would go away in 6 months. I also have TMJ
    ldw0950 ldw0950
    September 10, 2009

    Then in 1995 I was diagnosed with TMJ jaw disorder.  I had the TMJ jaw surgery in 1996.  I don't make the popping noise as bad as I used to, but the pain is still there, in fact it's worse.  Besides all this, I have asthma, severe depression, and I fell recently and fractured my right ankle in three places.  I just went back into hospital for doctor to remove the metal rod that was used to help my bones heal.  Then 1 month ago, I was diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes.  I am never free if pain.  I stay in bed most of the time and it's very frustrating.  Doctor tried me on Lyrica and Cymbalta but neither helped.  Why can't the doctor just give me some medication to relieve at least some of my pain.  I am 58 years old and I am not able to do much of anything.  So what should I do??  Just stay in bed till I die or try to obtain pain meds illegally on the street?  I am tired of hurting all the time.  I hate to dump my problems on anyone, but I am curious what your reply will be.  Thanks for your time.

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