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  • Very sorry you're going through this. I would certainly say this is not all in your head. I would agree with your primary that you should be looking at non-opiate medications but don't think she is the person you should be working with. What you need to do is get a group of specialists working with you. I hardly ever see my primary anymore who told me to take holistic meds when I fractured my back at one point.

    It's good you're getting into a pain specialist as well you should be looking at a neurosurgeon. Have you tried any physical therapy? I take it you haven't had surgery yet. Once you get to the right people you should hopefully get better answers. You really don't want to keep pumping tramadol or other opiates to mask the pain but get working with the right people on how to fix the cause of the pain.

    It's definitely a long road but when oh get to this new specialist I'd make sure you get names of who he recommends for a neurosurgeon, physical therapist, etc. A specialist would know much more than you general doctor.

    Good luck to you!
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