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Sorry to bother you. I have had 3 failed back surgeries. I

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Sorry to bother you. I have had 3 failed back surgeries. I have seen a pain DR. And been on morphine and oxycodene as of lately. I tried rehab own my own suggestion. I could not stand the pain. Nor could I function due to it 2 yrs. ago. So my pain DR. Put me back on pain meds. When i told him about it. I need Rotator cuff surgery. When telling orthopedic surgeon my pain meds. He wrote in his chart notes. That he felt i needed a suboxone holiday. Then sent a copy to my pain DR. Should i be concerned pain DR. Will do anything about what this DR. Had to say?
JA: What medications do you take daily? Are you allergic to any medications?
Customer: Please read above message
JA: Anything else in your medical history you think the doctor should know?
Customer: I am also on disability for fibromyalgia.
Submitted: 4 months ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 4 months ago.

Hi, this is Dr Phil, here to assist you. I am Board Certified with over 10 years of experience. I will respond with my answer shortly. Thank you.

Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 4 months ago.

How old are you?

Customer: replied 4 months ago.
52
Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 4 months ago.

No I don't think so.

The pain doctor specializes in pain.

The orthopod doesn't

it doesn't mean much