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Jun 16, 2019 6:59 PM

I cannot cope anymore. I have an urgent appointment with my surgeon on thursday which im glad but i have no idea what to say to him and it will likley be a consulatant not him which makes it even worst because everytime i see a different one they all say different things. My leg and back pain is off the scale tonight. I ended up at our urgent care centre who said its likley ive trapped a nerve and a disc is likley to be protrouding(how she knew this without even an xray/mri/CT. Put me on bedrest. Which ive done all week. Nothing has eased up. I am trying my jardest not to take any stronger pain medication (after 2xaddictions~clean for 9 months now) i do not want to go down that road again. I need a solution not a pill. Unless a real harry potter can make me a end all pain pill that would be magic! I have a cbd supplement that honestly has been a waste of money. Unless i have so much going on in my body the good stuff doesnt even know wtaf to do either! My tens machine (lol the 10th one i have owned) has also broke. Massage matt has run its course and i am litrelly all out of ideas now. I am going to ask the consultant if he can physically cut off all the pain signals that would be great! Ive done everything theyve ever asked me to do/try. I am so done with this happy positive attitude because thats not working either! I feel i am loosing my mind. Fed up of people saying to me....theres worst off people than you...you need to stay postive...your doing really well...WELL im not! I just throwing one finger up to this pain because i am done. Its beaten me. I cant feel positive about the appointment because they will probay say the same. Nothing more they can do...youre too young to have this....you have a spine of an 90 year old....thank you mr surgeon! Mr ive got a secure job and a pain free life. I would like that too!

Jun 16, 2019 8:42 PM

Hi butyou I feel the same way at certain time of my pain in my back legs when they give out.
My next follow up appointment is July 17, when he is going to say suergery probably invasive minimal kind. I’m really nervous about that to Everyone also tells me to stay positive I try to but it hard when you are in pain .
At least I have a wonderful fiancé who gives me back massage all the time when I need it .
I would to like to give up but then I look st my fiancé and see how is managing on his health then I push on . He says don’t let us down yet.. So I keep on going and going .
I’ll say a prayer for you and everyone in here tonight .
Sorry you are going through all that pain I hope that done day soon you will get your answers ...
If you need to talk tonight I would just send another message ok.
Hug gently Shore🙏🙏🤗🤗🌈🌈❤️Again Happy Fathers Day 👨

Jun 17, 2019 8:44 AM

Thanks you for your kind words. Managed to fall asleep. Legs are just as painfull today. Im due an op tomorrow for ENT but looking forward to being knocked out for an hour lol x gentle hugs xx

Jun 17, 2019 8:48 AM

butyoudontlooksick, I'm so sorry you are having so much debilitating pain! I do understand what it's like to be in so much pain and not know what is causing it or not having the ability to get any relief. I'm not going to say stay positive. But I am going to ask you to hang onto that tiny fragment of hope. I have prayed that the doctors will find out the cause of why you are in so much pain & find a way to bring it under control.

I understand your not wanting to get addicted to pain meds. I come from a family with addiction problems, and although I've never battled addiction I've been told it can be a risk genetically, and that would be my worst nightmare. I do have meds to help me with my pain if it gets above a 7; I'd rather take the med to keep the pain at better control (especially if I can't sleep) than to let my pain push me over the edge. I have extreme sensitivities and allergies to most pain meds, which is why I've not developed addictions, but I keep strict control on how much pain meds I use. Like you I don't want to be dependent on drugs to relieve the pain, especially if there's a cause that can be treated. If your doctor isn't listening and studying and researching, then maybe it's time to find a new doctor. Get several second/third opinions. I've had to do that over the last 10 years, and it's paid off in the end. It turns out some of my pain is related to autoimmune issues and fibromyalgia and also some vitamin deficiencies. Don't give up trying to find the answers for what is causing the pain & how best to treat it. And remember we are here to support you, good or bad. Hugs love & prayers today's appointment will be a positive one! 😊🙏🌼❤

Jun 17, 2019 8:48 AM

Hi your Welcome 🙏 ,’y legs are sore today to and my lower back.
I just feel guilty is all when I want to go out to do things but if I do the next day I know I’ll get hurt and sore..
But they also say I should stay in and rest and take time to heal also .
Hug gently , I go to the dr ton also Pap smear test ugh I had them done before I’m just nervous again before I get them done.
But at least I got mammogram done and that done so far)))) I hope that you feel better soon to hug gently Shore🤗🤗🌈🌈🙏Remember if you need to chat I’m here Hug 🤗

Jun 17, 2019 9:40 AM

Take a look at inversion tables. Best thing I ever bought for the “slightly bulging disk, there’s nothing wrong with you”. Takes all the pressure off your joints, so if it is a disk, the pain will ease for a while. I’ve had one since MRI confirming disk issue 10 years ago. I stupidly only use when really bad, makes the world of difference when used daily! Good luck.

Jun 17, 2019 9:47 AM

Hi Boris but I’ll see in jukybwhat my dr says first , but I ty for the advice .
Welcome to our community. Btw..
Hug gently I had injections a few weeks ago and he said to come in follow up so I’ll up date you in July 17 .
Hug I’ll see then Shore ❤️❤️🙏🌈 Have a nice day

Jun 17, 2019 9:51 AM

Hi Boris I seen and checked in they are expensive and a little to big to fit in my apartment. So I’ll ask about that to the dr in July .👨👨🙏❤️❤️Shore ty advice

Jun 17, 2019 9:51 AM

Hi Boris I seen and checked in they are expensive and a little to big to fit in my apartment. So I’ll ask about that to the dr in July .👨👨🙏❤️❤️Shore ty advice

Jun 18, 2019 7:24 PM

My back pain is new to me. I’ve always had leg and arm pain. It seemed until I was diagnosed with my back problem my back didn’t hurt. Or did it hurt and I was so focused on my other painful body parts I didn’t notice? They are telling me my back is the cause of my other extremities hurting. No cure just relief. Isn’t it something how all our parts are truly connected. We are fearfully and wonderfully made.

Jun 18, 2019 8:44 PM

Hi my sisters I’m Shore hugs gently , yup I have scoliosis in my back but when I was younger they put a rod in mine .
But now I have a follow from my back inj a few we ago on the July the 17.
I’m thinking this time maybe surgery minimal invasive kind .
So yea it’s something how we are all connected. I hope that you have s nice night now Shore🙏🙏🦋❤️🤗

Jun 18, 2019 8:59 PM

I could write a book on going backwards and forwards between specialists/surgeons/consultants that all blame each others diagnoses. Seriously. If i could get a rhumeorthapedicneurologist that would be great lol 🤪👍p.s the surgery on my eustachian tube dysfunction (sinus tubes to me) went well. Just recovering from the general anaesthetic. Was great to be fully asleep with no pain! Even when i woke up first thing i said to the nurse my legs still hurt 😭she said we havent done anything to your legs its your nose 😂🤣😂 im in the middle of writing out by hand a timeline to show my surgeon on thursday and to tell him to sit down and listen to me for a change and listen to how i feel and how its ruining my life! I will not allow him to tell me to come back in 6 months to say the same! Gentle hugs fellow painbackleggies

Jun 18, 2019 9:11 PM

Hi there I’m glad it went well for you my Pap smear I had done today went well also
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I had a really good day today busy but good . I’m glad I can be in here with all of you also .
Hug to you all and you To ( but you ). Just think I almost stopped come in here for reasons but I’m glad that I came back on again.))) have a nice night Shore 🌈🌈🦋🤗❤️

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