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    is surgery my only option??
    TLP521 posted:
    I have horiable pains in my lower left side ( two masses in that area)
    so i can not do much bending or lifting
    also i have asthma and my inhalors are out and i have no money to pay to go the the doctor to get new ones (have no insureance)
    i also have major back pain and knee pain

    im 270lbs+ and have tryed losng the wait i know it will help with all the pain but i cant fined anything i can do that isnt giving me pain
    im at my wits end i dont want to get surgery because i havent had any children yet but is it my only option at this point?

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