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I just turned 39. I have CRPS (2 years in), Degenerative Disc Disease, Depression & Anxiety, PTSD, Spinal Stenosis, Degenerative Osteoarthritis, Spondylisis, Chronic Migraines, Fibromyalgia, Kidney Disease, Ovarian Cysts that burst and come back sporadically, Vitamin D & Potassium Deficiencies. There’s more but those are the ones I can think of right now. I have lived with all of these for about 15 years, except when I thought I couldn’t handle a bit more pain, CRPS invited itself into the fold. Why not, right? PAIN IS WHAT I HAVE! Just like most of you on this site. I guess I’m typing this so I don’t shoot myself in the head. I’m a single mother of 4. Car accident survivor, domestic violence survivor, brutally raped by more than one person, more than one time in my life survivor, one of my children is the product of rape and attempted murder survivor. With all the physical and emotional pain, medications have been my lifeline for about 15 years now. They keep my mind from going off the deep end, but as of now, I have one foot off the cliff. I was taking CBD Oil from my pharmacy. It helped so much in combination with all my meds. When I took my drug test, it came up as THC. This is illegal in Kentucky. So how is CBD Oil legal? No wonder it helped me so much! The doctor took away ALL PAIN & ANXIETY MEDS. My spinal cord stimulator helps a lot but it’s currently maxed out. I feel like my medical records are now tainted and no doctor is ever going to help me. WTF am I here for? To live in agony and never get out of bed again? #ComplexRegionalPainSyndrome #ChronicDepression #PTSD #AnkylosingSpondylitis #Migraine #Arthritis #OvarianCyst #Fibromyalgia #KidneyDisease

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Chronic pain for 3 years and I'm only 22

I've had chronic pain for 3 years in my lower right abdomen and now it's causing my right lower back pain. Over this time I've had an endoscopy where a hiatus hernia was found but is not the source of my pain. At the weekend I had a transvaginal ultrasound due to my many gynae related symptoms and they found a fibroma on my left ovary. This is also no the cause of my pain according to my doctors. I've had blood test after blood test with no abnormalities except low vitamin D levels which is now being treated. Today my GP has said my pain could be from a trapped nerve and now I have more medication on top of the 10+ medications I'm already on. I'm only 22 I'm in agony every day at the moment and my tramadol isn't working well anymore. What can I do to make the doctors listen? What do you think could be causing this? How do you manage your chronic pain? I'm at the point now where I'm going to have to take a break from my Nursing degree because I'm so debilitated all I can do is lie in bed writhing in pain and vomiting. The doctors won't give me stronger pain relief either, how can I make them understand?

#ChronicPain #BackPain #abdominalpain #Pain #ChronicIllness #hiatushernia #OvarianCyst

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Ovarian Fibroma

I've just been diagnosed with an Ovarian Fibroma. I'm in alot of pain with it but my Dr won't give me anything stronger than tramadol. Anyway what is your experience with Ovarian fibroma and what treatment and investigations where done for you? I'd just like to know so I can prepare myself which will make me feel less anxious. I'm off to see the gynaecologist tommorow. #OvarianCyst #fibroma #Tumor #ovaries #HealthAnxiety #lump

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I am so sick off toddler parenting life. I hate it. I cry every day and I can’t wait til she’s more independent.

Venting and looking for validation here not solutions. *Also would prefer if people kept their advice to themselves, and please don’t gaslight me in anyway.*

*Trigger warning: suicide ideation, sexual, physical, and emotional abuse.*

She invades my physical boundaries, which triggers memories of sexual and physical abuse. I work so hard to be a positive parent and to break the generational trauma of emotional and physical abuse from my family. I always feel like I’m falling short, but my therapist and PCP have both reassured me that I’m the best mom for my daughter and that she was meant to be parented by me, and of course I love her dearly. I just hope, pray, and meditate on that in these younger years of hers goes faster cus right now I have a hard time seeing out of this forest of turmoil, frustration, discomfort, and anger.

I also am medically complicated and severe chronic pain flares up during times of stress and with the added stress of toddler parenting, my cycling and pain has gotten so worse and more frequently. I rapid cycle every couple weeks to a month, and lately it’s been dysphoric mania for a couple/few days. I miss euphoric mania and hypo mania. I have cptsd on top of my bipolar, so I frequently have disrupted thoughts and flashbacks.

All of this is so exhausting and I know I’m not alone, and I’m gonna keep fighting the fight, but that doesn’t take away from the suckyness of my current state. I have suicidal ideation that group therapy, individual therapy, meds, diet changes, exercise, even medical marijuana hasn’t been able to shake. I am stressed to the max every second of the day unless I have time away from her while I’m at an appointment or something, but even then there’s a dark shadow around me because I know what I’m gonna have to go back to.

#BipolarDepression #Bipolar1Disorder #CPTSD #FibromyalgiaDiagnosis #CentralSensitizationSyndrome #Neuropathy #OvarianCyst #adhesions #brokentailbone #Recovery #Anxiety #Depression #SexualAbuse #RapeSurvivors #CarpalTunnelSyndrome #Tendonitis #Trauma

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Pep talk?

Hey everyone,

I need to go though another round of medical care. We moved and I have specialists in my known diseases I need to get established with, and I have new and alarming symptoms which may have serious causes that need to be evaluated.

Even though I'm being treated well currently by my medical providers, and have real diagnoses for the symptoms that were originally called psychosomatic, I'm having a lot of trouble trusting and not having panic attacks. I'm worried any little thing I say is going to make them change their minds and not help me because it's "psychosomatic", and I desperately want and need help right now. I don't want to keep being this sick, and if the knots can be untied slowly and in the right order, Lord willing perhaps I don't have to be this sick.

So how do I do it? How do I get through medical care without losing my mind?

Anyone have a good pep talk? :-) ❤️

#RareDisease #Disability #LivingWithPOTS #PsoriaticArthritis #PeriodicParalysis #Anxiety #PanicDisorder #CPTSD #AntiphospholipidSyndrome #Dysautonomia #MalDeDebarquementSyndrome #OvarianCyst #VonWillebrandDisease #CheckInWithMe

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Ovarian Torsion

I experienced ovarian torsion on Sunday. I was in the ER most of yesterday. I have a 5cm ovarian cyst. One doctor was talking surgery. Once he left they basically said because of my "complex surgical history" they were sending me home to wait it out. 🙃🥲 #OvarianCyst #ovariantorsion #EmergencyRoom #NecrotizingFasciitis #Sepsis

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So, I had a lap last Monday and I am already having the same pain as before the surgery. Anyone else experience this? They drained my ovarian cyst....

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In a bad place right now... (picture: because who doesn’t love a cat in her own stroller? Lol)❤️💕🐱🐶💪🥰🤗

<p>In a bad place right now... (picture: because who doesn’t love a cat in her own stroller? Lol)❤️💕🐱🐶💪🥰🤗</p>
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To any and all women willing to answer, What should I expect visiting a gynecologist for the first time?

#Anxiety

I am extremely nervous about going in to a gynecologist for the first time to get a Pap smear and pelvic exam and a possible ovarian cyst. I don’t want to have that feeling of having been violated. I am a virgin and never used a tampon in my life. Will it hurt? Any experience stories welcomed. #gynecology #OvarianCyst

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