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when do u call doc or go to hospital?

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  • Jconner,

    If you can hold out and see your NS tomorrow I would. I mean the ER can reduce the pain with IV pain meds, but your NS is going to be more acquainted with your condition and know what is best for you. Just my thoughts. You might give the emergency number a call and see what they have to say.
  • If your pain is so bad you should call your Surgeon now and see if he helps you or tell you what to do. Charry
    DDD of lumbar spine with sciatica to left hip,leg and foot. L4-L5 posterior disc bulge with prominent facets, L5-S1 prominent facets with a posterior osteocartilaginous bar. Mild bilateral foraminal narrowing c-spine c4-c7 RN
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  • the ER doesn't see us as we all see each other. They see us as 'drug seekers' and there is a huge, ugly stigma to those with back pain. I hate the ER...and I'm a nurse!
  • that he rarely sends people to the ER because they really can't do much. I called him yesterday moring. He added neurotin to my regimen and changed my muscle relazer. It isn't doing anything..I can't even walk. All I do is lay on the floor.

    Tomorrow I am taking a sick day and asking for an emergency appt. I am hoping he can give me another shot..I just need it to last until early October.

    Angela
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