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I dont know what to do.My life is miserable.
Hi.my name is Kelly. I am a male of 24 years of age, and i have chronic back pain in lower spine. Turns out i have 3 bulging discs starting from L1-L4. And i am also victim to a very serious herniation of my L5 S1 also. Im not sure what to do. If i get up and try to move around its like it only makes things worse. My legs give out on me due to a serious nerve root. I am los in life righ now im very depressed. If someone could give me some advice on how to currently maybe take some pain off without meds,because they are stRTING TO not even work.Im taking Vicoden Es/325.i have to take 8 of these a day and i barely get ne relief. And my doctor repeatedly refuses to put me on Oxycodone 5mg. I cant sit up for long periods of time unless I have some potent painpills in me.fir exMPLE MY TOLERANCE IS very high due to me being on oxycodone for about 4 months before he put me on vicoden.but i was getting it off the street for pain only.im not a junky.but now its 6 months later after this has started and im still in bed and am not able to sit up for long periods of time and stand due to too much pain. Pleas help me.Or at least cheer me up.im going through a really rough time right now.Thank you and sry for mispells and noncapitalization of words.