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Pain Pump Analgesic test
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trs1960 posted:
I had the analgesic pump test this morning. Pretty routine. They just injected a little morphine directly in the spinal fluid around T10. The only problem is my pain is really around T4-T8 and L4-S1 so were counting on the morphine to mix with the spinal fluid and migrate. I found out that there are two different qualities they can use in the analgesics to change behavior. One is how quickly the drug bonds to the pain receptors. The slower the bonding the greater the migration likely. The other is the specific gravity. Some medication sinks in spinal fluid while some raises. This allows fine tuning the distribution from the cathedar. I feel pretty good with some good pain mitigation.
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davedsel responded:
Very interesting. I'm glad you got good pain relief. I pray this will be successful for you.
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Blessings,

-Dave
 
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trs1960 replied to davedsel's response:
14 hours and still feel some relief. He said the morphine he used is the slow bonding family so it will float around the spinal fluid for awhile and slowly find receptors to attach to. I may get up to 12 hours of releif. Of course I'm past morphine's half life so any releif from today will be diminishing.

Once the pain pump is installed it will continually keep adding to the dosing in the fluid. Hopefully proving greater releif over a larger area.



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davedsel replied to trs1960's response:
This is where I am envious of you. Not an option for me, but I am very glad you have hope for help.

Have a blessed and fantastic Friday, friends.
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Blessings,

-Dave
 
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trs1960 replied to davedsel's response:
Better to know people you can envy and respect instead of argue with ,


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