"Sure, the process was 30 mins per side. The first 30 i was on my tummy, then the next 30 on my back. While on my back some of the needles inserted had cotton balls with Chinese herbal meds on them. They were lit and slowly burned, it was very…"
"I tried it and it seemed to help. Only 3 sessions and i was feeling better. Then as the pain began to reduce, life re-started. Right now my pain has kicked back in. I'm looking for another Dr to do it as the one I saw has moved practice out of…"
"Sounds like the same experineces I went through. I was on most if not all drugs for about 15 months. I stopped the drugs and started acupuncture, that seemed to help me a bit. Over the summer of 2012 the pain stopped, just out of the blue. I was…"
Thanks for your note on the Diagnosis group. I don't want to turn myself into your online doctor, for a variety of reasons, including that I have not met and/or examined you. I would suggest that you read through the discussion…"
"Thanks Dr Krongrad for your reply. I'm on my third course of anti-biotic. 14 days of Cipro. Then Kelfax, and now another 30 day order of Cipro. I’m also on Flomax I’ve been on it for 3 weeks I don’t see the results I should be…"
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46 years old. Terrible pain but early days. I'm in week 5 since the symptoms started. No blood or high white blood cell count. CT was neg and Cystocopy was neg. 1 round of Cipro. and Keflax, on second round of Cipro and flomax. Pain is so pain Percocet does not dull it. very depressed.
Thanks for your note on the Diagnosis group. I don't want to turn myself into your online doctor, for a variety of reasons, including that I have not met and/or examined you. I would suggest that you read through the discussion threads on this forum and perhaps even reach out to some of the other patients. You'll probably find some value in this. You may also want to read some of the articles on the home page.