Went to doc 11/3 for right anterior knee pain sitting long time/doing legs at gym.Doc only looked at and moved it around/ moved leg to see if I have pain.He prescribed naproxen 250mg twice daily gave me 60 tablets.How long before I see a difference? picked up prescrip 11/4 in A.M. and taking it.I have more knee pain after I take it than if I don't .Tues knee felt bad after taking naproxen. Yesterday forgot meds and knee was good. took 1 tablet today and knee fells bad again.
I'm new here so hopefully I do it right:) I had micro-discectomy on my back l5-s1 2 yrs ago and ive been pretty good since. In July my back went out, went to chiropractor, x-ray showed the disc above s1 slipped out. I was adjusted for a few weeks and slowly seemed better but the sciatic nerve pain started up again. 2 months later, I ended up with faucet syndrome(I think), 24/7 intense nerve pain firing from my left glute down to my toes with some numbness & tingling. I ended up getting an mri showing a slight herniation on the s1/l5 and scar tissue both pressing on my nerve. I was given different steroids to help, but did not. I had 2 nerve root injections done 1month ago @ s1/l5 & l3/4. The 1st shot went wrong as the doc told me I might feel a lil zing down my leg, well it was a huge electrical shock that was excruciating. He said im so sorry it will go away in a second, its gone now right? I said NO, he apologized again and said 'hold on', and then it went away. Then he did the 2nd inject and said it wont be as bad, and it wasn't. When I got up he said, he was so sorry but sometimes when the nerve is badly inflamed this can sometimes happen, He said I would start feeling better in 3 days...well I didn't. The pain increased greatly and still over a month later is so bad daily that narcotics don't take it away. The sciatic pain is still there along with the 'shock' pain I felt from my glute (needle sight) to my toes. I feel everything from that injection. The neurosurgeon set me up for a emg nerve test, to which showed nerve damage @the s1/l5 sight. Back of my calf is numb, didn't feel him inserting the needle and I had no reflex on the inside of my ankle. The neurosurgeon said there is nothing they see to do surgery on, no impinging nerve from spinal canal?! I asked what happened to me and they said nothing its just chronic pain and prescribed me more meds. I asked who do I go to next to get 'fixed' and they said a pain management doc but hey want me to be on gabapentin for 1 month 1st. Well this is not fixing the problem its just masking it temporarily. They didn't want to give me any answers on why the nerve root injection put me in so much more pain, Seems like everyone there I talk to wants to hush me, almost like they are hiding something. I'm not sure but I believe they hit my nerve with the needle and this is what is wrong and with no answer to fix it.They said they've never heard of this happening to anyone and this procedure is like a magic pill and helps everyone! I seriously feel like they are trying to make me think I'm crazy and its all in my head. I have just started researching this and have already found people going thru similar situations. My day to day life is greatly, horribly affected and I don't know what to do:( I hurt so bad, so sad & depressed, I really need someone to help me. Sorry so long but I didn't want to leave anything out. Thank you to anyone willing to listen/help.View Thread
My pain Doc says hey go to web md and just check it out,well what a mistake lots of negative remarks...
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My pain Doc says hey go to web md and just check it out,well what a mistake lots of negative remarks apparently from very negative people,this is why i tell my Doc I'm not a website kind of person reading how others bash and try to bully people,never taking his advice on this subject again,miserable people writing miserable things about others,great thanks Doc Laugh Out loudView Thread
To anyone new to this Our community,there are people on this site that think they Rule the site and Try to be intimidating to others with Every repeat Every Right to this site as themselves, but think they can dictate what is said,just keep on keeping on,these folks have way to much free time and nothing better to do than harrass othersView Thread
what do you do one a single person completely shuts down a community? As have been done here. I for one have decided to boycott WebMD. I hope others will do as their heart tells them. Please write WebMD and let them know how you feel about all this hatred.View Thread
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