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Pain level indicator - how much I sweat!

Feb 16, 2015 12:16 PM

Hi All,

Made a correlation between my pain levels and physical side effect today. I have chronic pain pretty much all over the left side, with a few forays into the right, but not many. Had a meeting about getting onto a pain management course today that involved some introspection. After it I realised I have a really sweaty right armpit on bad days. Nowhere else. I'm guessing I'm putting more effort into fighting the pain and using my walking stick differently (in right hand).

Anyone else have weird bodily side effects like this?

Feb 17, 2015 10:45 AM

Only a sweaty right armpit, not both? When my levels go up, I actually go into what I call a "flop sweat" and am drenched with sweat. It's hard to differentiate sometimes between my pain level sweats and menopausal hot flashes. Hope you figure it out.

Feb 19, 2015 2:26 AM

Thanks - it's what causes some of my confusion. How can the pain pretty much effect one side and the sweat is on the other? I like your term for it.

Feb 19, 2015 12:57 PM

Hope you find a solution to make your pain better.

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