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Hi, my name is Sandyzclements!

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Sandyzclements
Sandyzclements Community member Posts: 2 Listener
Frustrated with pain and too many surgeries. Hate to speak with friends and family because they get upset and don’t know how to handle something they’re not dealing with themselves. 

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  • Sandyzclements
    Sandyzclements Community member Posts: 2 Listener
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    On top of my normal neck and back pain, now my teeth are messed up and I need 7 teeth pulled. My pain management will not do any injections or treatments because of the dental issues and a major spine surgery in 2 months. 
  • Cher_Alumni
    Cher_Alumni Scope alumni Posts: 5,741 Disability Gamechanger
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    Hello @Sandyzclements and a warm welcome to our online community, how are you today?

    I'm sorry you are going through a lot at the minute. It can be difficult for family and friends to understand the realities faced by those living with health conditions and chronic pain. It's often a case of you have to 'walk in someone's shoes' to fully understand, but I'm sure they love you and want only the very best. We're here if you want to chat with people who get it and are living with being disabled - be it themselves, or a loved one.

    Ouch, the teeth situation sounds painful. Is there an alternative to helping deal with your pain levels in the meantime?

    Just to let you know, I've sent you an email so please do take a look at that and reply if you could. It's nothing to worry about  :)

    Take care and I look forward to speaking some more. 
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