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AnonymousUserAAnonymousUser Posts: 49,900
edited 06/11/2012 - 8:24 AM in New Member Introductions
I just found this message board, need somebody to talk to. I had an MRI done yesterday and my md called this morning saying I have DDD 3 discs. His advice, ibuprofen... I am so frustrated because he doesn't understand or believe I have pain so bad I can barely walk. I drag or limp on my left leg and have sleep in a recliner some nights. I am 50 years old,and live my life like I'm 80 because of the pain. I just have been crying and crying about this.
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  • :) hi and welcome to the forum! :H we are here to offer you support and answer what questions we can. the forum has been down and i am sorry noone has welcomed you sooner. i am so sorry about the way you are being treated. perhaps it is time to get a new doctor, a pain management doctor, who could offer you conservative measures to help with your pain. this includes appropriate medication. DDD can be treated and controlled in many different ways. i have DDD, i am 53 and have terrible leg pain as well. i know the pain you speak of. ~X( please find a doctor who can help you. you are not at the end of the road yet! Jenny :)
  • You really need to find a spine specialist. Lots of GPs are not qualified to treat our spines or our pain. Good luck and please keep us posted.
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