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chronic side pain

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  • Posted By: carroll
  • October 5, 2008
  • 08:59 PM

I have had a pain in my left side intermittently for 30 years. In the last several years it is so painful I cannot work and it keeps me in bed.

I have had many tests (endoscopy, colonoscopy), many drugs, including vicodin, xanax, lyrica, etc., and they do not help. My doctor thinks it is not organic. About five years ago I also had shots from a pain clinic, which did not help.

Any suggestions?:(

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  • I have had a pain in my left side intermittently for 30 years. In the last several years it is so painful I cannot work and it keeps me in bed. I have had many tests (endoscopy, colonoscopy), many drugs, including vicodin, xanax, lyrica, etc., and they do not help. My doctor thinks it is not organic. About five years ago I also had shots from a pain clinic, which did not help. Any suggestions?:( Hi Carol, Do you have a lot of other symptoms or is that the only one? How old are you? I've had severely painful areas in ribs on both sides, plus lots of other symptoms.
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    • October 5, 2008
    • 09:25 PM
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