Pain management after shoulder surgery...

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  1. Mlaw

    Mlaw Quite Contrarian 2010 OG VIP Gold

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    My sister had rotator cuff surgery yesterday. Apparently there was a larger than anticipated tear, lot's of bone shaving, and repair. She's in a ton of pain. Doc gave her 10mg of oxy, every 3 hours, and it's given her no relief.

    Anyone have this surgery, and what did you find was the most effective pain meds? Someone recommended tramadel in combo with the oxy. FYI, my sister, unlike me, has a very high threshold for pain, so if she's complaining, it must be off the charts hurting her :sad:
     
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    Chriza Well-Known Member

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    tell her to rub some dirt on it
     
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    tell her to keep doubling her oxy dose until she ends up liike schmoopy
     
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  5. gwartney

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    I had rotator cuff surgery and the oxy did it for me. I wouldn't have hesitated to tell the Dr if that wasn't enough. It's part of their job to relieve the pain.
     
  6. gwartney

    gwartney Is there gas in the car? 2010 OG Gold

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    I think I took extras the first couple of days. Like double.
     
  7. gwartney

    gwartney Is there gas in the car? 2010 OG Gold

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    Tell her to do her PT when that starts. It'll make or break a speedy recovery depending on how committed she is to doing it.
     
  8. Chriza

    Chriza Well-Known Member

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    Tell her it's piss.
     
  9. FatKidSullivan

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    I just drank a cup of coffee and took a huge shit.

    Mighty satisfying.
     
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    Chriza Well-Known Member

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    Pics or it didn't happen.
     
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    I already flushed. :nocheer:
     
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    The funny thing is, I could actually offer suggestions for this. :jj:

    Think I'll have another cup of coffee and maybe a smoke instead. :jj:
     
  13. gwartney

    gwartney Is there gas in the car? 2010 OG Gold

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    I always count on people who don't care enough about their own health that they smoke for my health advice.
     
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    Don't really care who you count on.
     
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    my clients sell their oxys and hydros
     
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    :rolleyes:
     
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    Well, my number one would be talk to the fucking doctor and not make a post on a message board.

    They can up the dose on that. That's just a starting number.
     
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    MLaw's Sister: Nurse, this isn't helping the pain.

    Nurse: I will talk to the doctor.

    Doctor: I will raise the dose, or switch the drug.
     
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    I hope she has an easy recovery. That sounds awful.
     
  20. A Succulent Chinese Meal

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    Do you want to talk about what drove you over the edge yet? Let it out!
     
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