Invest in ME Conference 12: First Class in Every Way
OverTheHills wraps up our series of articles on this year's 12th Invest in ME International Conference (IIMEC12) in London with some reflections on her experience as a patient attending the conference for the first time.
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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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