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Question: Looking for help!!!


 Cmorris - Wed Jun 23, 2004 2:06 pm

I am looking for someone that could help my mother in law. {bare with me if I don't spell these right} She suffers from Rhuematoid arthritis, Fibermalgia, Osteoperosis, has a hole in her heart and a history of strokes. Recently we found out because of the osteoperosis, that she has 5 herniated discs in her back. She is in constant pain and takes a multitude of medications. A couple of days ago she saw some doctors from John Hopkins, and they said they couldn't do the surgery because of all her other problems..they didn't think she would make it..We are not looking for a miracle, just some help so she can move around without all the pain, she is only in her early 40s. I would appreciate any information anyone could give me.. Thanks for you time, I am very grateful/
 Dr. Tamer Fouad - Thu Jun 24, 2004 4:04 pm

User avatar She could always go to a pain therapist. Has her doctor explained why she is going through all these medical problems at such an early age.

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