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How Do You Manage MS-Related Pain?

Cathy Health Guide May 14, 2012
  • Many people with MS suffer from some sort of pain; complaints vary about the type of pain they experience.  According to one study from the National Multiple Sclerosis Society website, “55 percent of people with MS had ‘clinically significant pain’ at some time. Almost half (48...

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  • Angela
    May. 15, 2012

    I'm eagerly awaiting any and all replies to this question. I have very intense nerve pain, of the burning variety, and it is uncontrolled for the most part. I see a pain neurologist who has all but exhaused his pharmaceutical suggestions and have even attended the esteemed Mayo Pain Clinic. I've yet to find any total answers to my increasing pain issues, so...

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    I'm eagerly awaiting any and all replies to this question. I have very intense nerve pain, of the burning variety, and it is uncontrolled for the most part. I see a pain neurologist who has all but exhaused his pharmaceutical suggestions and have even attended the esteemed Mayo Pain Clinic. I've yet to find any total answers to my increasing pain issues, so I'm very open to what others' have found helpful. I'm only able to excercise "mildly", however stretching is a part of my daily routine. 

    Let the comments commence!! Smile

    • Cathy
      Health Guide
      May. 15, 2012

      Angela,

       

      Oh, how I wish I could help you.  But since I don't have any answers for you, I pray that other readers will PLEASE STEP UP AND GIVE ANGELA SOME HELP! 

       

      You are in my prayers.

       

      Best always,

      Cathy

    • Angela
      May. 16, 2012

      Thank you Cathy. 

      My pain Dr returned my call this morning and I'll be seen soon to reevaluate my situation. I've heard/read a lot about Cymbalta lately being used for nerve pain. I'm hopeful that maybe it could help me.

      ~Angela

    • Cathy
      Health Guide
      May. 16, 2012

      Angela,

       

      I am glad to hear you are communicating with your doctor.  Please keep us posted!

       

      Hugs,

      Cathy