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CRPS Spreading

Apr 24, 2015 7:23 PM

My disease decided to spread to my left hand the other day after I tore a neck muscle. Now I cant get the swelling down in either hand and it hurts to do anything. I already can't wear most pants..now I can't wear most tops because of the fabric on my arm/hand/wrist...good lord I need my nerve block. Can't wait..ten more days!!

Apr 24, 2015 7:59 PM

Forgot to ask, if anyone else who has CRPS or RSD has had it spread and if so how fast did it spread? Thanks!

Apr 24, 2015 8:44 PM

Peanutty, I don't have either of those that I know of. But I do have chronic pain and other health conditions. Ive had radiculopathy and neuropathies spread like that. Two nights ago I got hit with overwhelming fatigue and muscle cramps with joint pain, suddenly from nowhere, and it spread from one leg to the other, then the arms then the whole body. Its frustrating and painful, so I understand. I'll be praying for you. 🙏🌼

Apr 25, 2015 7:02 AM

Thank you Flappy

Apr 25, 2015 10:28 AM

I have CRPS/RSD or started in my wrists and spread over 3 limbs within a year.
Ibuprofen helped until I had stomach problems.
I've never had a nerve block.
I've been able to feel the progression as each limb became numb.
I'm 14 and I'm trying to keep doing things no matter what after having a physical therapy appointment.
Things to try to hopefully make the next few days a little more bearable,
Kava really helps me, along with Magnolia Bark.
I'm sorry it's spreading.
I hope you feel a little better soon.
Good luck!

Apr 25, 2015 11:33 PM

I have CRPS in my right hand. It's starting to spread up the entire arm. No one gets how painful this disease is. I have had terrible tremors from it & I am starting to feel every joint hurting in my body, fingers, knees, toes & even the bottom of my feet. Hoping this isn't the beginning of it spreading or the beginning of fibromyalgia.. All I can say is CRPS SUCKS!!!!

Apr 26, 2015 4:22 PM

Peanutty, I have both of those things and it seemed like it popped up out of nowhere and that it spread rapidly and still is. I have it primarily on my left side and it's really a nightmare. I have to tell you, It hurts me even to try to shave my legs. NOT doing it is not an option... I am Greek and VERY hairy!!! This whole thing sucks. I'm sorry that you're having such a hard time.

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