... After many years of pain from my bunions decided to get them fixed. I was terrified after reading all the posts. I found a Dr. ... (8 replies)
... Has anyone ever had their surgery done by one of these places that does studies on pain medication? ... (0 replies)
... Tonight I am going to apply an ice pack to the area in the hopes of some relief. I hate having to resort to the pain medication, but if this gets any worse I will not hesitate. ... (1 replies)
... sugery too, but I think they're in there pretty firmly and it would take more than a toe stretch in your sleep to move them out of place. I'm not sure what your pain medication regime has been like, but I was so medicated initially that I didn't feel ANY pain at all until I'd stopped taking the medication. ... (1 replies)
... days. Your bandage may be too tight due to swelling of your foot as well and might need to be cut and retaped. Did your doctor describe you any pain medication? ... (3 replies)
... emoved them. He also removed my stitches the same day. The stitches pulled a little and stung a little but nothing that can't be tolerated. I did not take any pain medication prior to having them removed. My foot was in pain later on that evening from the removal, I took Advil and it was fine after that. ... (20 replies)
... Hey DancingFeet,
Did you get the stictches out and the bandages off?? how is it looking? what are you feeling now??
My appt is on the 4th (feels like a life time away) keen to read how it went..
Is anyone else due have there first apt with the Dr. post op soon??
pain a little better today. thanks again for your tips. (wish i had heard of all those pain meds so I... (87 replies)
... I don't really have much pain now, I just now my foot swells when I put it down on the floor and not elevating it. ... (87 replies)
... Aimski, I'm sorry to hear you are in pain. When I was having severe pain, I tried several things. I doubled up on the pain medication (Lortab), but that just made me dizzy and nauseated. What finally worked was adding 2 Advil (ibuprofen) to the pain medication (1 Lortab). I took this every 4 hours (the interval my prescription calls for). It gave me relief in about 40... (87 replies)
... Day 4 after the left foot bunionectomy and things are still going well. I really don't even need pain medication of any kind at the moment. I'm sure this will change as I start trying to walk more! ... (87 replies)
... When you would wake up, was there a pain medication you could take again so soon, or what did you do? ... (50 replies)
... has not gone through this. So if you guys could tell me for example any tips on how to be prepared to take a shower, go to the bathroom, wheelchair v crutches, pain medication, how to not drive my husband crazy, how to not go crazy bored laying in bed, etc. etc. etc., it would be much appreciated!! ... (3 replies)
... Very little swelling, as I'd iced the ankle and kept it elevated ever since surgery. My toes and foot are very bruised, but I expected that. I haven't taken any pain medication since yesterday..nothing! ... (13 replies)
... d have IV anesthetic, like when I had cateract surgery, because general anesthesia is so dangerous. After reading these two threads I'm now worried about taking pain medication, as well as being "home alone", missing out on my activities for so long. TIA. ... (50 replies)
... n though my pride was hurt. I'm glad I did. The walker gave me more stability. You will feel out of it for a few days because of the trauma of surgery and the pain medication. It is great your Mom will be there. You will need her help and you won't feel like moving too much. Don't over do, even though you will get antsy. ... (13 replies)
... Huffle, sounds like you are on top of things. Have you taken pain medication before? ... (21 replies)
... inflammatory, not just a pain medication. ... (19 replies)
... What kind of pain medication did your Dr. give you? ... (7 replies)
... Rainabow, I'm sorry about your bad experience with the pain medication. My stomach is usually pretty sensitive too but for some reason the oxycodone is working okay for me. ... (39 replies)
... aid and a little tape to help close incision site. Pain medication if this bothers you. Most people only need regular tylenol or tylenol three for two days. ... (2 replies)