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Dr. I have severe stenosis in my nec caisson spinal compression, pain down both arms and numb thumb. Also extreme low back pain synovial cyst L4 5 and sciatica many other issues per MRI. I am in constant pain have had 5 lumbar and cervical injections all failed now being told cannot have refill of Vicodin 5/325 1 every 8 hours because I refuse injection that doesn't work the small dose of med doesn't touch pain any way where can I get a stronger dose of pain med?

Doctor's Assistant: Have you had any recent injuries? What seems to make the pain better or worse?

No recent injuries I have been living like this since October well low back pain started inJune I ignored it then in Octobet went to PCP and had MRI no position makes it better I can't sit, stand, lay for mor than 10 min I have been disabled on SSDI since Feb this year

Doctor's Assistant: Anything else in your medical history you think the doctor should know?

No otherwise perfect health

Submitted: 1 year ago.Category: Neurology
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Neurologist: Dr. Phil, MD, Medical Doctor replied 1 year ago
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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.

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Neurologist: Dr. Phil, MD, Medical Doctor replied 1 year ago

you need surgery not a stronger pain med

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Customer reply replied 1 year ago
I cannot have surgery at this point as I have no one to help me recover. I will beoving to Nicaragua where I have friends to help me there. I have researched The Vivian Pellas Hospital and it is State of the Art. I need the pain med to help me to prepare for my move. Please connect me with a Physician who can do so. This is a very temporary need.
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