What can you suggest for pain? Nothing works for me, except for the meds my doctor won't give me. Actually, he refuses to give me anything for the pain. Quite frustrating because I have pain daily. I cried in his office while he refused to give it to me. I know I really need to switch doctors I'm just not really in the position to right now.
I tried to be open minded and optimistic. The only thing he gave me was levsin, which I thought might work since it helps my friend who has stomach issues (not Crohn's). I've tried using it a bunch of times and it didn't help me at all. I'm just getting nervous because I know it will effect me when I student teach, and I don't want my performance to suffer because of it. Plus, I am scared because I am only allowed 2 absences (including latenesses...which I have been late to work a lot lately because of the Crohns!) or else I fail the program.
I know I've asked before (hello to everyone, it's been awhile since I've been on the forums!) and I'm asking again because I'm in pain and I need not to be!
Some people last time suggested going to a pain management specialist but that didn't work...He wanted to give me some daily medicine that cost 80 bucks a month. My mom said I should make an appointment with my primary care and she's gonna go with me, so hopefully she can convince him to prescribe them to me, but I just feel doubtfull, and kinda hopeless. I feel like so much of my life is suffering because of all the pain/tiredness/lack of energy. I don't go out as much with my friends/boyfriend because I'm just too tired, or too much pain, or too afraid that there's gonna be too much awkward bathroom situations going on.
Meh, now I'm just venting, sorry.
Any pain relieving suggesting will be helpful! My gi just mentioned stuff like taking tylonel, which definite does not do the trick!
23 year old female, diagnosed with Crohn's in 2002 after being misdiagnosed with Lyme Disease for a year. Currently on 75 mg of Mercaptopurine. Have been on Prednisone, Asacol, and Remicade in the past.