Does pain worsen if painkillers are not taken???

Discussion in 'Fibromyalgia Main Forum' started by Rosiebud, Feb 25, 2006.

  1. Rosiebud

    Rosiebud New Member

    Again my memory is throwing something up that I've 'Heard' somewhere but not the answer.

    I'm sure I read that if you have extreme pain and dont treat it then it damages the nerve endings???

    Or am I dreaming?


  2. Jgavi

    Jgavi New Member

    no, it may feel like there is damage going on but there is no damage going to happen. all the pain meds do is block the message to your brain.

  3. lovethesun

    lovethesun New Member

    at the moment.If you wait until you hurt(like I used to do)it puts more stress on your body .Your body takes longer to come out of the pain.Linda