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SCS and know
klauspabst posted:
Hi got a scs 6 weeks ago. Since then the scs rep programmed it 3 times,and each time she said to me it is to early to get it programmed right.I always got the feeling that i have to throw up,i get terible headages and it did not help one second for my leg or pack pain.My doctor only wants to see me every 4 weeks.I dont know what to do and i feel so help/hopeless.I would apreciate any help ideas what i could do to get better!
bj1208 responded:
HI Klauspabst - welcome to the support group -

I don't like what the rep informed you stating it's too early to get the SCS programmed right and by now it should be giving you some relief.

I would see a PHYSIATRIST Pain Management Specialist and speak with them - have them refer you for a 2nd opinion with a surgeon that implants these and see what they say.

most times relief is almost immediate as they do get the programming corrected so there are things that do not seem right.

I hope you can get some answers on this. please keep us posted~~
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Take care ~~ God Bless ~~

~~ Joy ~~
dawngri responded:
Hello Klauspabst..........I also has terrible nausea with my SCS. I had to turn it on very low and I used Reglan which did help.......I tries Zofran and a few other anti emetics. There is a very low percentage of people that have the GI tract stimulated. Your doc may say he's never heard of that happening. Well it does! Unfortunately my SCS was a failure and it caused more damage, more pain and significant problems, which I still suffer from today, thus it was removed. I do know that the techs are supposed to make adjustments when YOU feel it is needed. The doctor doesn't feel what is going on inside you. Some people have constant adjustments.............

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