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    constant pain
    An_257071 posted:
    had a routine surgery a year ago. there were complications and i almost died. when i woke up i was glad to be alive. but since then i have been in constant pain from the ' fixing' they had to do. i have been going to a pain dr but only three months in and i feel the meds arent working well. i dont want to seem like a bad patient. should i say something?
    davedsel2 responded:

    You would be a good patient if you told your pain management doctor that you are still in pain. Simply tell him/her what you have posted here so a solution can be developed.

    I pray you can get relief soon.
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    77grace responded:
    Hello and Welcome .,
    The best thing you can do is tel your Dr. !!!Especially right now ,start things out with him with the truth about how you feel!
    Best of luck ,let us know how things go !
    take care,77grace
    annette030 responded:
    I would discuss pain issues with your primary care doctor, if necessary, get a referral to a pain management specialist. The doctor who actually did the surgery is not as well trained in pain management as you would think.

    Take care, Annette

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