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Kacylin

892d

Chronic pain due to fibromyalgia. Looking for anything that may reduce my pain

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    • LBDP779

      523d

      Duloxetine is a great medication as its also a muscle relaxant as well as for pain and depression

    • LBDP779

      523d

      Duloxetine is a great medication as its also a muscle relaxant as well as for pain and depression

    • Bubbies

      867d

      It sucks but the meds hit everyone SO differently so what works for one won’t necessarily work for another. My mom couldn’t live without duloxetine but it makes me constantly throw up. Over the last 15 years the only thing that works for me is gabapentin (ER or regular) and after I got COVID last year I had to add in something else to try and get it livable and I’m on amitriptyline too. And a crap ton of supplements. 5-HTP, vitamin D was super important for me, multi vitamin, etc. Hope it helps!

    • RWRNMSN

      870d

      Hot bath with Epsom salts

    • Sexylady

      884d

      Its all bs, and we need REAL treatments!!!

    • Vitula

      887d

      Lyrica has been helpful for my nerve pain.

    • T3ddyb3ar

      891d

      As far as I can remember the gabapentin, duloxetine, and trazodone all possibly have chronic pain helping properties but maybe the depakote does too? Hard to remember. A lot of meds that work for seizures/migraines/psychosis/bipolar tend to also work with chronic pain it seems.

    • Kacylin

      891d

      Thanks for all the replies! I feel like I’ve tried absolutely everything over the years and haven’t found anything that really does the trick…as far as meds go what are u all taking?

    • T3ddyb3ar

      892d

      Omg so we have a whole routine, two types of back rollers, hang upside down, heat pad, ice pack, hot bath epsom salt, ice bath, tiger balm/bengay, magnesium spray, epsom salt gel, pt stretches, Tylenol/ibuprofen, cbd/thc, sometimes exercise can confuse the pain signals but not too much or the wrong kind.. really tight pressure or really soft loose clothes, distract+lean into the dissociation, and if all else fails wiggle around and writhe in pain. Oh we are also on several prescribed meds that theoretically can also help with pain.

    • RWRNMSN

      892d

      Have you ever heard of ketamine therapy. It’s an outpatient treatment.

    • Nicholas

      892d

      I second what jellybeans said. Hot showers can do wonders,especially if some of your pain is due to being too tense. Helps relax everything

    • Jellybeans1890

      892d

      Meds always helped me the most but hot showers are super helpful for me too!

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