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I’m going to be having a small(ish) surgery soon. I also have chronic pain for 20+ years. I’m on long term opioids. I always tell my providers to please include my pain mgt docs in my cases to manage post-op pain. However, most of the time, they don’t. The docs usually say “just use what you have at home”. I try to explain that I am not allowed to do that based on my pain mgt contract. I usually get a shoulder shrug and never see them again. I have even gone so far as asking pain mgt docs… read more
I can speak to that as an RN. Any and all consultations need to be made from the inside, out. Therefore, you have to have your attending physician write for them to consult your pain management doc… read more
I reduced my 20mg 12hr release morphine pill 9 days ago which gave me handleable withdrawals then took my last one on Friday night and withdrawals kicked on Saturday lunch time it’s now Monday morning and I’m feeling better than I did but still no where near right. How long does this last please?
I've managed pain w/physicians help n meds over 20 yrs..I fell 4 stories landing on cement. Thank God not on my head, but some days I wish I did.. no 🤗 multiple spinal trauma, major spine surgeries, anyway, thanks for listening.. Please email me (Email address can only be seen by MyChronicPainTeam users)
You're a sweet soul Cheryll.. Thank you for caring to respond . I'm sorry about your husband, so glad he's ok.. It's a miracle he didn't break his neck, back but enough damage.. My left foot took the… read more
See if you can get a referral to a Gyn specialist. Then ask that person for a Q tip test. It pinpoints areas of pelvic pain. Interstitial cystitis is misdiagnosed frequently, when it's actually caused… read more
I have some female issues. Can't recall what the one diagnosis I received was, but it seemed as though there weren't any good options to fix anything. I had endometriosis that was causing me pain in… read more
I would like to discuss lumbar disc replacement qith anyone who has had this done in the last 5 years. They are processing me through the necessary steps to replace L5-S1 probly come the first of the year. Thank you for your feedback.
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I think that my estrogen is messed up, I seem to cry at a drop of a hat lately! I just pictured myself in your shoes, as I, too had a bloody discharge when I was younger… read more
I had a Nevro SCS implant. For me it helped a little at first but not very long. I had it removed after 3 years. They promised me 80 percent pain relief it never got anywhere near that. I have heard… read more
I deal with daily headaches and chronic lower back pain, i find that when i am on my cycle my pain and body in general is so much worse, not like your normal menstrual cramps. Sorry if this is too much TMI! Thanks ahead of time!