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anyone have experience with cbd either oral, cream or oil with severe RA?  Already taking simponi, plaquenil, steroids 10 mg daily for 13 yrs. On fentynal 12 patch.  What if I tried cbd?  Can I hope to replace the fentynal?thanks, Mary.  Ps. I’ve never tried pot

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cbd - anyone have experience with it for pain?
Member Carenity • Community manager
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Hi @Hidden username‍ - great question and I am sure some members will be responding to you; however, I want to bring your attention to some of the top discussions were CBD was discussed as a method for treating pain. Feel free to check out these discussions and comment, as these are already on going discussions. Not each is in the RA group, but still may be of assistance as most of the conversations are about pain.

I also would recommend you join the chronic pain group by clicking here and clicking the Join Group button. I would also recommend posting your question in that group as well - That group is dedicated for anyone, no matter what the cause (RA, OA, lupus, etc.), who is dealing with chronic pain.

Here are some of the top discussions about CBD (feel free to also use the Search at the top left of the screen)

RA forum: https://member.carenity.us/forum/living-with-rheumatoid-arthritis/cbd-oil-or-thccbd-for-pain-management-617

Chronic pain forum: https://member.carenity.us/forum/where-are-the-kratom-users-lets-share/where-are-the-kratom-users-lets-share-925

Diseases affecting muscles and joints forum: https://member.carenity.us/forum/living-with-diseases-affecting-muscles-joints/what-natural-herbssupplements-have-you-tried-painful-joints-167?page=2

Focal Dystonia: https://member.carenity.us/forum/cbd-for-muscle-spasms/cbd-for-muscle-spasms-902

Cancer forum: https://member.carenity.us/forum/cbd-oil/cbd-oil-284 

 

cbd - anyone have experience with it for pain?
Member Carenity
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@Hidden username‍ how has the fetanyl patch worked for you? Did it help with pain? What about side-effects?

cbd - anyone have experience with it for pain?
Member Carenity
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Yes it helps. It’s better than pills that have a roller coaster effect. It’s now been over 2 yrs on fentynal and the pain is mostly controlled but not eliminated. I don’t have any side effects that I’m aware of. I just worry because it is an opioid and the nature of RA is good and bad days. I’m just so tired of dealing with pain every day.