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long term use of opiates and surgery

AnonymousUserAAnonymousUser Posts: 49,578
edited 06/11/2012 - 7:25 AM in Spinal Stenosis
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Hi,

I am going in spinal stenosis surgery in 2 weeks.

I have been using opiates for years. the opiates have been prescribed for chronic pain. i get them and use them for legitamate purposes.

the thing is how am i going to do post surgical if i am opiod tolerant? will the docs be able to control my pain given that I take 80 mg oxycontin twice per day for about one year?

will the docs be willing to control my pain?
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