So like am I nuts or what????? I am in pain again. This time I made the mistake of going to my doctor, and telling her I cannot live like this anymore. She wants me on Steroids for the pain, and to increase my Ibprophine to 1600 MG per day. She also wants to increase my Cymbalta to from 90 MG per day to 120 MG per day. Will that help me with the pain? Am I getting in over my head? Should I just throw all my pills away like I did before. I dont want to be on Steroids. I asked her to please help me with the pain, and she asked well what do you think will help. I said Vicodine, and that was it. Now I am sure she thinks I am a druggy. I dont even drink. She suggested counseling or seeing a physiatrist. She also suggested I go back to water aerobics. I feel like such a looser. Am I making all this up in my head? I have been in pain from a very young age. I remember being in pain before I was in kindergarten. I havent filled any of the prescriptions yet. I dont know if I should take the predisone (Steroids)The only people I really trust are here on DS. So if you can give me some advice I would appreciate it. Should I take the pills or get ride of everything? I just dont have anyone else to confide in. I dont know how much of this I want to share with my husband. I think he is tired of this, and I dont want to bring him down. I might talk to him, about it, but I am scared he will just make it out to be me being lazy or something. Will steroids really help? I dont want to get fat. I heard steroids make you gain weight. I am not sure really what to do. I might have to take the steroids has any one else been on them.
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