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Leg ulcer getting worse but treatment is still primitive…

This morning, in a discussion with the nurses about my deteriorating leg ulcer, all they can offer is compression – for which read MORE PAIN! Before they can do that they have to run an ultrasound test, and to do that they also have to check my lower leg blood pressure. 1,077 more words

...oh the symptoms

My pain is increasing as of late.  Not entirely sure why.  Honestly, I don’t think I’ve had MS long enough to be able to say.  It may be the crazy heat/humidity we’re experiencing, it may be that I have a small virus.   659 more words

Multiple Sclerosis

Hysterectomy for chronic pelvic pain? Ask these 7 questions first

Chronic pelvic pain (CPP, pain in the pelvis that is present for more than 2 weeks a month and has been there for more than 6 months) affects 15% of women and accounts for upwards of $2 billion a year in direct medical costs. 1,428 more words

Chronic Pain

elizabetcetera reblogged this on da Vinci Total Hysterectomy 2014 and commented:

Fantastic article. Fantastic advice from Dr. Jen.

Pain -- I forgot to mention it.

I looked over what I’ve written so far and I think I’ve failed in a big way.  I forgot to describe my post-op pain the first few days following the da Vinci total hysterectomy.  366 more words


My SECRET hysterectomy

OK, it’s not a total secret — my total hysterectomy — but there are some people who I didn’t tell for various reasons.

I told everybody at work because well, I was going to be off for four weeks and I had no shame getting the baby house taken out.   812 more words


The nurse I'm glad I never had ...

I can remember when I was in nursing school in the early 90s; one of the RNs I was working with was making comments about how whiney her recent hysterectomy patient was.   136 more words


Pain control recommendations

I’m not one of those people who never experience pain.  I’ve met those people — they are lucky freaks.  I also don’t consider myself a wimp either … simply someone in-between who doesn’t like pain and isn’t too prideful to ask for relief. 528 more words