Chronic Pain members - Welcome, please introduce yourself

Posted by Kelsey Mohring @kelseydm, Apr 27, 2016

Welcome to the new Chronic Pain group.

I’m Kelsey and I’m the moderator of the group. I look forwarding to welcoming you and introducing you to other members. Feel free to browse the topics or start a new one.

Why not take a minute and introduce yourself.

@amandajro

Hello @mamouson and welcome to Mayo Clinic Connect. How long have you been living with your pain and have you been diagnosed with a nerve condition/issue? What are you doing to deal with your pain?

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Hello @amandajro in 2019 I was diagnosed with a pseudo tumor that had formed around a failed hip implant, causing metallosis. The surgeon replaced the metal implant with a nonmetal component, and removed most of the large pseudo tumor. The tumor may have impacted the femoral nerve which causes the pain and neuropathy in my legs. They aren’t really sure.

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@colleenyoung

For everyone talking about dealing with migraines, you may be interested in joining this discussion:
– Migraines https://connect.mayoclinic.org/discussion/migraines-27b15e/

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Hello

I have had migraines since I was 8 years old. The hormonal ones were the worst and I have tried every treatment imaginable. I’m older now and don’t have the classic migraine with the hammer inside your head and extreme sensitivity to light and sound. However, it feels like my head is in a vice-grip, 90% of the time. Has anyone experienced this and, if so, did you ever find a solution?
Thank you
Francine

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