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Sciatica pain

Apr 06, 2016 2:25 AM

I'm having an episode of days of pain with medication and rest still appears to be harsh.

Apr 06, 2016 6:42 AM

I completely understand. I am also in the same boat. I do hope you feel better soon!

Apr 06, 2016 10:25 AM

Or it's annoying as You feel your the only one in pain and clearly not lol. I feel like the nhs has failed me because I'm having to explain over and over again and the medication has appeared to have stopped working..
Mine happened from a car accident few years back and ever since I've been so unfit, migraines, neck and now body pain.
Hope you feel better soon x

Apr 06, 2016 8:49 PM

Macca, I know exactly what you mean. Sciatica is awful, and it can come out of nowhere, stay for weeks, then disappear for long periods. I've had it on & off since an auto accident in the early 90's. My SI joints are unstable and cause pinching, which triggers the sciatica. I went through multiple epidural steroid injx several years ago, and it brought the longest relief until last Fall. Unfortunately I've developed osteopenia, so more injx may be out of the question. Have you tried a pain care specialist? They have various ways of helping. I hope you start getting some relief soon. Hugs & prayers! πŸ™‚πŸ’•πŸ™πŸŒΌ

Apr 07, 2016 1:08 PM

Thank you.
Hope your pain eases for you too. I can't say get better soon as we have to face that we have this for life. Yeah I've been through pain specialists, pain management program numerous meds. This week is my worst so far as my migraines are becoming more dominant and effecting my back etc.
I'm just relaxing with hot water bottles and plenty of rest but still feel exhausted.
It's a confusing and challenging time.

Apr 07, 2016 1:12 PM

I can deal with a lot of different kinds of pain but sciatica is the worst!

Apr 07, 2016 1:22 PM

It's mad how it effects your entire life.

Apr 11, 2016 9:45 AM

Finally my migraine is over, what a relief but still feel exhausted and shaky afterwards. Does anyone get this feeling after their migraines?

Apr 11, 2016 9:17 PM

Yay! And yes, from the really bad ones. If I catch mine before it's full blown then no. So very glad you're over it. Rest and take it easy so y you don't retriggered one. Hugs & prayers it starts gone! πŸ™‚πŸ’•πŸ™πŸŒΌ

Apr 11, 2016 11:26 PM

Oh my gosh yes....the migraine hangover!

Apr 12, 2016 12:27 AM

I'M still awake at 2:16 am despite taking 60 MG of oxazapam 😣 I hate pills but cannot seem to get any sleep at all without high doses😬 I think the worst part about this damned disease is the idiots who claim we are faking, talking behind our backs, even friends making snickering remarks out of sheer stupidit, ignorance and just being too nasty to try to understand. This whole experience has given me a general disgust for humanity in general. Being constantly belittled and shamed by ignorant people is hard to take, making anxiety actually much worse.

Apr 13, 2016 1:00 AM

TidelyWinks- I totally get you! No one - unless they are walking in our same path - has the capability to understand our pain & struggles. I usually just kill em with kindness & on an off day I would say something like, "oh I pity the fool that judges me " their expression makes my day just a little bit better. πŸ€—πŸ˜ŠπŸ˜‹

Apr 13, 2016 4:56 AM

Yes autoimmune ignorance is bliss.😊

Apr 13, 2016 3:38 PM

I'm new too this site, and seems I have a lot of company. I have fibro migraines sciatic. It seems every year I get new symptoms. Even though it's a killer I find stretching and low impact exercises do help some

Apr 14, 2016 7:31 PM

Justamess- welcome! And no you are not alone πŸ€— I am going to try some stretching & low in pact walking ... I will keep you posted.

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