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LoulouLLoulou Posts: 3
edited 06/11/2012 - 8:51 AM in New Member Introductions
Came across this forum by mistake, but glad i did, I suffer with degenerative disc disease and have had microdiscectomy for prolapsed disc. When i had sciatica it was worse pain that childbirth for me, and i couldnt even go upstairs to bed. I have now been diagnosed with arthritis in my neck and suffer with pretty constant back pain. I also have pains in my arm too - does anyone else have this? Hope to get to know you all better. best wishes


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  • hi and welcome to the forum! :H we are here to offer you support and answer what questions we can. i have severe sciatica as well and use a nerve pain medication which works really well for me.. talk to your doctor about them.. i use Lyrica and it has really helped with the pain!! i am sure you must have trouble sleeping as well. you will find yourself in good company as far as that goes! good luck to you! stop by anytime! Jenny :)
  • thank you both! I take Lyrica and morphine but it does not really help me to be honest, Lyrica does more for my anxiety disorder than my pain and its not even licensed for GAD in UK :) at least it helps with one ailment.

    Nice to know others know how i feel for a change - even though i wouldnt wish it on anyone!
  • Hi Loulou,

    Welcome you here.

    Sure you will have great time with all of us.
  • Hi Loulou,

    Welcome you here.

    Sure you will have great time with all of us.
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