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I Guess Pain Is Back

So for much of my life, I was in pain. Every damn day. It ranged from everyday annoying pain to screaming-on-the-floor-trying-to-drag-myself-with-my-head pain. While the entire mystery was never unraveled, I did have a viciously diseased gallbladder, and removing it helped a LOT.

It turns out, though, that I likely have serious nerve damage from a decade (or more) of my gallbladder being inflamed, and the old familiar daily pain is basically back (the severe pain is still gone, though, so that's good).

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Now, thanks to the Lichen Planus, my mouth feels burned all the time.

Also, I am now developing a mysterious severe muscle pain in the balls of my hands, and sometimes doing something like polishing a wineglass hurts enough to take my breath away.

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Le sigh. I guess it's good that I got used to pain earlier?

Anyway, GT, I'm still waiting to see if I got in on the Medicaid expansion so I can see a specialist, and I was wondering if anyone has an idea as to what this new muscle pain is. I can handle it, but the strangeness of it is worrisome.

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