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... down to bathroom....puhleeze! But what can we say...we must all endure the NWB period. I still have several more weeks of this. I agree about the constipation part...anesthesia as well as narcotics adds to the problem, then I often hold off drinking during the day so I don't have to get up as much... ... (2 replies)
... Everyone experiences pain differently. I had no pain. I took the meds the Dr. gave me for 1 week and tylenol for 1 week after that. The only pain I had was constipation from the codeine! ... (15 replies)
... Thanks for the advice about the stool softener. Constipation ... that's all we need! ... (87 replies)

... se in bed the first couple days. Have your ice bags ready. Some people have used a beanbag chair to prop the foot on, and I wish I had done so. I have another surgery in my future for the other foot and will get one then. I also had a walker and crutches, which was good because I wasn't very stable with the crutches. ... (87 replies)
... The first couple weeks were painful but the pain meds took plenty care of that. If you take any narcotic make sure you take a laxative. I had serious constipation then I started taking 1 exlax every other day. ... (3 replies)
... Yeah I need to get some prunes. I actualy like them so that's a good thing, and reading an old post about warm prune juice taking care of constipation within an hour helps to know a fast acting way. ... (21 replies)
... Hi Huffle, I hope this finds you well. Here are some tips for constipation and I didn't need the prescribed stool softeners that the Doc gave me so far; drink lots of water, at least 6-8 glasses(8 oz) a day, eat prunes-they have dried prunes in 60cal size packs I think its about 8 of them and you can find them where the dried fruit aisle is in the grocery store, I usually... (21 replies)
... last thing in the world I want to do is not be able to keep them down, if I start getting sick then it is all over with. I am a little bit more worried with the constipation that they cause, I read the post about that last night and will be taking some things to help with that though. ... (21 replies)
... sure everything went well and every day you are better and better. dont forget to take stool softner for the constipation. when you are up to it post about the surgery and what you are doing now. just remember this is the last foot surgery for you!!!! ... (240 replies)
... So glad to hear your surgery is behind you. ... (14 replies)
... Yes, my surgery is this Friday. I'm glad you mentioned to me about taking the pain medication whether I need it or not. My only fear is the dreadful constipation that goes along with pain medications!! Thankfully, I didn't need to use the meds for my recent hysterectomy. Advil worked just fine. ... (17 replies)
... Be sure to get the prescriptions filled for pain medications filled a day or two before the surgery so it's ready to go when you get home. ... (13 replies)
... Your wife should take the Percocet as prescribed on the prescription bottle, but it can be taken every 4 hours as needed for pain. She should take the Percocet every 4 hours around the clock at least for the first two days, whether it hurts or not. If she takes it only when it gets really painful, she will be chasing the pain and the Percocet will not be as effective. After... (2 replies)
... apidus procedure and the removal of Morton's neuroma the day after Thanksgiving. it is on my right foot. I will have a titanium pin in my toe for 6 months. The bunion on my left foot is bigger than the one on my right, but I have more pain in the right foot, and more numbness in it when I cycle. ... (0 replies)


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