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    Pain Series on "Today" Show

    Important Notice

    The American Pain Foundation is pleased to inform you that NBC's morning show TODAY, with Katie Couric and Matt Lauer, will be airing a five-part series on pain beginning Monday,...
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    New Treatments Help Patients Regain Senses

    I've put this link on the Cure board, too. I'm just wondering if somehow this couldn't be used to mask our "non-ordinary" pain, while at the same time not take away the ordinary pain processing we...
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    New Tools Help Patients Regain Senses

    I don't know if this will help anyone or not but I wanted to put it out there. Very interesting NY Times article.

    Calico

    New Tools Help Patients Regain Senses
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    My husband has a lump in his thigh. Surgeon...

    My husband has a lump in his thigh. Surgeon ordered an MRI (appropriately, I think). Fortunately, the MRI only saw a cyst. MRI bill - $5K. No, that is not a typo. And the surgeon wants the MRI...
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    Lyniffer, what is it about hypothyroidism that...

    Lyniffer, what is it about hypothyroidism that causes carpel tunnel pain?

    Calico
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    In my arms, it's more like ant stings. I think...

    In my arms, it's more like ant stings. I think it's just a flavor of the burning pain.

    Calico
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    That's the same dosage I'm on, but as we know,...

    That's the same dosage I'm on, but as we know, everyone reacts differently. Maybe it would be worth talking to your doctor about slowly withdrawing from it to see if the sensation stops.

    Calico
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    I don't have any side-effects from Tripleptal. ...

    I don't have any side-effects from Tripleptal. What's your dosage?

    Calico
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    Is there ANYTHING that this idiot DOESN'T...

    Is there ANYTHING that this idiot DOESN'T attibute to "internal rage"? I could cure my rage by giving him a swift kick in the ass! Trouble is, I'd still have my pain!

    I suppose they don't have...
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    I'm not sure if this is the clinical trials...

    I'm not sure if this is the clinical trials website David was referring to but this is the one I know about:

    ClinicalTrials.gov

    Calico
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    I have had no bad side-effects from Wellbutrin,...

    I have had no bad side-effects from Wellbutrin, though nothing is more particular to the individual than anti-depressants. I wish it weren't such a trial and error thing.

    My husband took Elavil...
  12. OUTSTANDING! Calico

    OUTSTANDING!

    Calico
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    Wellbutrin slow-release, not a tricyclic, has...

    Wellbutrin slow-release, not a tricyclic, has been good for me. I think it has helped a bit with the pain, but I think it may have helped the most with my being able to think better through the...
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    Would this be useful for people with spinal cord...

    Would this be useful for people with spinal cord injuries, though? It sounds wonderful for peripheral nerve injuries.

    Calico
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    It seems like doctors can still prescribe it for...

    It seems like doctors can still prescribe it for nerve pain just like they have been. I doubt that a doctor who has a patient who says it has helped them would cut them off, or stop trying it on...
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    Drug Trial - Opioid-Induced Constipation

    Drug Well Tolerated; Phase 2 Studies Planned in Chronic-Pain Patients with Opioid-Induced Constipation


    Progenics Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: PGNX) today announced that it has completed...
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    Dr. Wise, I see your point, and the tone with...

    Dr. Wise, I see your point, and the tone with which something is written greatly screws its meaning, such as:

    "Franklin accused Warner-Lambert of hiring an outside firm to write at least 20...
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    This is a tough one for me. If the allegations...

    This is a tough one for me. If the allegations below are true:

    "Franklin accused Warner-Lambert of hiring an outside firm to write at least 20 articles for medical journals that extolled...
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    Dejerine, I've heard concerns that if one kills a...

    Dejerine, I've heard concerns that if one kills a nerve, that the pain may recede but come back worse than before. What do you think of this and RTX?

    Calico
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    New Advocacy Group?

    New Global Survey Finds That Neuropathic Pain Affects Family Life, Daily Function and Sleep

    MADRID, Spain, May 13 /PRNewswire/ -- People who suffer from neuropathic (nerve) pain say that chronic...
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    The leaders of the Catholic Church are no different than Pat Robertson or Jerry Falwell. There's a counterweight group I recently heard about and you can find out more about it at this link:
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    Kadian Study Results

    Kadian alleviated chronic pain in patients unsuccessfully treated with well-known therapies
    New data presented at American Pain Society Meeting
    Atlanta and Vancouver, May 6, 2004 - Arnold Weil,...
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    Dejerine, here's some fresh meat for you to...

    Dejerine, here's some fresh meat for you to carve.

    I've included a fairly long quote from a long article below to give you the flavor of what this article addresses, i.e. is chronic pain, and...
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    New Research in Treating Chronic Pain

    Animal Studies Show Promise Treating Severe Chronic Pain

    Researchers may be on the trail of a new and more targeted treatment for severe chronic pain. In the current issue of the Journal of...
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    N.S. move to end chronic pain disrcrimination not...

    N.S. move to end chronic pain disrcrimination not good enough - workers

    MURRAY BREWSTER

    HALIFAX (CP) - Nova Scotia's Tory government announced Monday that it is rewriting workers compensation...
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