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AnonymousUserAAnonymousUser Posts: 49,671
edited 06/11/2012 - 8:30 AM in New Member Introductions
hello everyone i'm new here.i'm just trying to figure out where things are in this forum and how things work.PLEASE BE PATIENT WITH ME.(SMILE)i already heard aDOOR SHUT IN MY FACE!!!WHATS THAT ABOUT??.any way in 2007 i had a total right hip replacement.i stayed out of work for about 2 months and finally went back.prior to the hip surgery i was haveing trouble with my lower back.the pain in my hip was so great that i no longer could feel the pain in my back.since the surgery on my hip the pain is BACK WITH A VENGENCES IN MY BACK.I HAD A MRI DONE AND MY L4 AND L5 DISC IS MILD DEGENERATION.the doctors say i need surgery I DON'T WANT SURGERY.i take hydrocodone 10/325 x4 a day so that i can continue to work.it's hard to get out of bed some days but "I OWE I OWE SO OFF TO WORK I GO".GOD FORBID I F I DON'T TAKE MY PAIN MEDS!!!.sorry i'm so long,can any body out there relate to this story???


  • dilaurodilauro ConnecticutPosts: 9,842

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    The probably isnt a member here who has been in your shoes or are in the same position. To get yourself started go through the FAQ] section. That will provide details on how to navigate around this site.
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  • hi hun , oh yes i can relate to the i have to work bit , all i want to do is lay down :( just taking 2 days off coz of pain but i think i will have to go on the sick this time and that worries the feck out of me :( , what work do you do hun, i do home care for the elderly and that is not good on my back !

    nice to meet you pam :*
  • Hi Pam :)))
    I too am new here.Just signed on here a few days ago. Sorry for your pain. I am sure many of us can relate to your pain. My situation isn't as sevier as your or the others that are here, but I know when your in pain, or something aches, it is no fun. :''( Hope you are able to find some relief soon. I too, have been trying to find my way around here. This does look like a good group to belong to. And there is alot to choose from here. So as a newby myself, I would like to also welcome you. :D
  • hi and welcome to the forum! :H we are here to offer you support and answer what questions we can.you have come to the right place to meet like minded people. :D i can sure relate to pain and all that goes with it. ~X( just hang out and you will get used to the forum! :D good luck as you seek pain relief! Jenny :)
  • I responded to your post under lower back pain. Glad to have you here.
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