The 12th Invest in ME Research Conference June, 2017, Part 2
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Doctors in DC Area

Discussion in 'ME/CFS Doctors' started by acrosstheveil, Nov 30, 2014.

  1. acrosstheveil

    acrosstheveil Senior Member

    I have had lyme for over 8 years now and struggle with severe autoimmune/allergy issues. Been on antibiotics for about 5 of those years and have tried almost every medication that a doctor is willing to presribe. Pain meds help but am never given anything effective enough to treat the pain. I can barely work 3 days a week and struggle every single day.

    I'm at the point where I don't expect any doctor to be able to treat my illness. It seems like a lost cause. I do, however, desire to be able to have pain levels which I can tolerate for at least half the day so I can enjoy things.

    Are there any good doctors in the DC area? Particularly pain specialists?
  2. Ema

    Ema Senior Member

    Midwest USA
    I have two friends who go here:

    I'm not sure how he is with pain though. For narcotic pain meds, you'll probably have to go to a more conventional doc at a pain clinic that won't recognize the Lyme etc.

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