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Date Joined Oct 2010
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   Posted 10/29/2010 6:47 AM (GMT -6)   
Hi, im new here, and trying to find answers for my daughter, she has a remnant benign tumour alongside or pressing on trigeminal nerve, she is in pain 24/7 some days pain is worse than other, its the exhaustion that is pulling her down, we have just sen a prof in pain, and she said its the sleep she has to sort out and everthing else will follow, anyone else in this situation.Thanks

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   Posted 10/29/2010 10:10 AM (GMT -6)   
getting the right meds and trying to get some sleep can be tricky combo to
find sometimes it's hit and miss on the medicines, and sometimes other things
are called for, a lot of us here (CP Forum) also see a pain management psychologist
to help us build relaxation techniques, so that we can sleep, so maybe look into getting
some relaxations cd's, you might have to try out a few, sometimes we use supplements
just make sure your doctor knows about all supplements she's taking as well as meds,
Melatonin 1 mg is what Dr. Oz mentioned for people to try.
I'm just guessing as you we're kinda vague (is it she needs sleep or is sleeping too much?)
I answered for she needs sleep...Others will be by with better answers.
All my best wishes and prayers for your Daughter.
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   Posted 10/29/2010 12:08 PM (GMT -6)   
Hi Sunshine , I've got no advice as I don't expierence the same issue , but I wanted to welcome you to the Chronic Pain Forum . You'll find great folks here who care , so be paitient and I'm sure someone will have relevent info to help . Best wishes and good luck to you and your daughter . Mikel
HIV+. meds - epzicom, Kaletra . oxycontin as needed , indothemiacin . hip replacement surgery done !!! Staples out , saw the surgeon he says I'm healing really well , I go back in 2 months . Until then its physical therapy galore !!

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   Posted 10/31/2010 11:26 PM (GMT -6)   
Hi Sunshine and Welcome!

I'm sorry your daughter is suffering so much. But she's lucky to have a special mom who will pitch in and help find some relief.

One thing you might consider is a pain psychologist. Yep, it might sound strange but there are doctors who specialize in treating the emotional side of chronic pain. Many members of Healing Well have taken advantage of these services and it's it's made a huge, positive difference and for some it literally saved their lives.

I do hope she gets some relief soon!
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