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    madmanacrossthewater posted:
    At the beginning of the year, my doctors took me off of pain medications because of blood pressure drops. On May 10th my BP dropped to 54/23. So my wife tells me, I woke up in ICU on the 12th, got out of the hospital on the 20th. Now the docs have me off all BP medications and back on pain medication. Now the doc thinks they need to get my pain well managed before tackling the BP issues. Also some where on this little journey I picked up a blood staph infection.

    My question is does any of this make any sense?
     
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    blessedladyptl responded:
    "Think horses, not zebras" comes to mind. It seems like your drs first thought was that your pain meds were causing the B/P problems. When your B/P problems worsened after being taken off of the pain meds, it appeared that the pain meds had nothing to do with your B/P problems, so the dr put you back on the pain meds. It makes sense.


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