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Hi, Just found you all
Back in the serious pain field AGAIN- 2 disc surg. Cervical 5-6, 6-7, now 4-5 is ruptured. Constant, dealable pain with steroid shots for 2 1/2 years. Very high pain tolerance, on low dose of fentanyl 25 mcg, because narcatics scare me as I am a recovering alcoholic. (2 1/2 years sober) I know I have to get on a higher dose as even I can't stand the degree of pain I feel on a every day basis much longer. I do not want another operation, i feel as if my mobility is really going down the tubes. I was thinking of maybe acupuncture, or if someone had another idea? I only know that I am going to be ram rod straight with another operation, even my c-7 disc is bulging now, ang I'm told c-7 t-1 never goes out---yeah, right... I would greatly appreaciate any feedback, Gayle