Have you ever been treated like a drug seeker or drug addict? Insensitive doctors, nurses, surgeons, even friends, and family, have been known to question those who live with chronic pain about their legitimate need for pain medication. Living with spondylitis means pain and pain relief. Dealing with hurtful comments on top of that is an added burden.
On MySpondylitisTeam, the social network and online support group for those living with axSpA and other types of spondylitis, members talk about a range of personal experiences and struggles. Being treated like a drug seeker is one of the top 10 topics most discussed.
Here are some conversations about being treated like a drug seeker:
Here are some question-and-answer threads about being treated like a drug seeker:
Can you relate?
Have another topic you'd like to discuss or explore? Go to MySpondylitisTeam today and start the conversation. You'll be surprised just how many others may share similar stories.
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