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Unread 01-15-2008, 08:12 AM
should I call DR?

I am 5 days post op with bad pain in am and pm before I go to bed not too bad during the day. I don't want my dr. to think I am being a baby or just wanting drugs but I am almost out of my percocets. I know motrin won't touch it as it's alot worse than my cramps used to be and it didn't help them. I tried yesterday to back off the pills for they would last longer not a good idea pain hit earlier in evening then. I only take the 2 before bedtime otherwise one.
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Unread 01-15-2008, 08:24 AM
should I call DR?

Dee, call your doc! You should not be in pain, and they should be managing it for you per your needs.

No worries, call the doc and then let us know how it went.

Peace and Love,
Brinks
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Unread 01-15-2008, 08:24 AM
should I call DR?

Call your Dr. I had to call my Dr. several times for pain medication. He or she will call you in something. You are soooo not being a baby!!! I hope you get to feeling better soon. CALL PLEASE it does not matter what the question is. that is what they getting paid for. Everyone heals different and ours body's handle pain different. I am still in pain and I am 5weeks post op. I go to the Dr. Friday. Take Care of your self. Rest, Rest!!
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Unread 01-15-2008, 08:29 AM
should I call DR?

I called but they are busy supposed to call me back lets hope it's before nap time lol or I just might not here the phone. Thanks girls appreciate the suppport. hugs
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Unread 01-15-2008, 08:33 AM
should I call DR?

glad to see you called. dont just assume the motrin wont work. just because it didnt work for cramps, doesnt mean it wont work for surgical pain. you might get a lot more relief out of it than you expect. hope you feel better really soon.
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Unread 01-15-2008, 08:40 AM
should I call DR?

If they don't prescribe something I guess I'll go back to my arthritis meds. With the weather changes it really acts up anyways. Why my mom moved to AZ weather here just killed her arthritis. Have a good day all.
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Unread 01-15-2008, 09:18 AM
should I call DR?

Dee- 5 days? Wow! I am 6 WEEKS and still in pain! I hope you are feeling better soon! Keep us posted!
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Unread 01-15-2008, 11:12 AM
should I call DR?

Dee, I would definitely not be afraid to ask for more pain meds. I had to have mine refilled. FYI, I am 8 wks post op and still in pain! I am seeing my doc again on Thursday to discuss this fact too! Make sure you get plenty of rest.

P.S. Motrin/ibuprofen did squat for my pain. It had to be demerol or nothing to cut through it.
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Unread 01-15-2008, 03:12 PM
should I call DR?

guess I am going to be taking my daypro and ultram(it's for my arthritis). They called in vicadin I can't take it I might as well take a skittle lol.
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Unread 01-15-2008, 03:52 PM
should I call DR?

Oh no, Dee. Have you tried the vicodin for the pain yet? Maybe it'll be enough for you.

If not, then call again and tell them. It really is important for them to be able to control your pain.

I'll be thinking of you!

Peace and Love,
Brinks.
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