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frigidfire86 posted 5/21/2014 10:57 AM

Had my fallopian tubes removed yesterday. I'm in Germany amd figured there would be differences between German and US health care. I wasn't expecting that the pain med they would give me after surgery would be Tylenol. Like that's supposed to help. I literally have tears streaming down my face and asked for something stronger for pain. They gave me 800mg Motrin. What. The. Fuck. Do the doctors here not realize that I WAS CUT OPEN?! I would very much like to not feel like I'm dying. I've never wanted so badly to be in the US.

Pentup posted 5/21/2014 11:02 AM

Keep asking for something stronger!

jo2love posted 5/21/2014 11:06 AM

(((((frigid)))))

I hope they give you something that will help. Sending you hugs and healing mojo.

Aubrie posted 5/21/2014 11:08 AM

Oh my gosh, that's so wrong.

I'm so sorry you're hurting.

(((((ff))))

itainteasy posted 5/21/2014 11:25 AM

Oh no....that's not nearly enough to make you comfortable after SURGERY!

I wouldn't even get relief from menstrual cramps with an 800mg ibuprofen.

Start asking for pain meds by name. Vicodin, or Lortab, or Demerol. Dilaudid.

Dilaudid is a good one. I had dilaudid through IV injection after my surgery last year.

norabird posted 5/21/2014 11:53 AM

ouch! I hope you can get real pain meds to cope.

frigidfire86 posted 5/22/2014 00:47 AM

I managed to get Toradol last night but it still wasn't enough. I hope they release me early enough to make it to the on post clinic before it closes, otherwise I will have to wait until Tuesday to get pain meds. I don't think I can make it that long.

[This message edited by frigidfire86 at 12:50 AM, May 22nd (Thursday)]

absolut posted 5/22/2014 01:18 AM

I don't know why you're there or what the story is, but methinks you need to get resourceful.

DeadMumWalking posted 5/22/2014 02:07 AM

Wow, fuck that!

I live in Switzerland, and after my 14 yo son was operated on for appendicitis, he was given MORPHINE. Not 'kiddie tylenol'.

W. T. F.

((((ff))))

HeartStings posted 5/22/2014 05:34 AM

Don't wait for them to "release" you! If you're ambulatory, get the hell out of there and go to the clinic. BTDT.

Sorry you're hurting.

frigidfire86 posted 5/22/2014 11:58 AM

I was released from the hospital this morning and immediately went to the clinic on post. They gave me some hydrocodone and it has helped immensely. Now I just have to figure out how to shower without hurting myself.

jo2love posted 5/22/2014 14:03 PM

I'm so glad the clinic was able to give you something to help with the pain. Sending healing mojo.

nowiknow23 posted 5/22/2014 14:05 PM

((((frigidfire)))) Sending you healing thoughts, hon.

heartbroken_kk posted 5/22/2014 15:35 PM

(((frigidfire)))

Sending healing vibes and hopes the hydrocodone helps you a lot. Do take a stool softener to go with that... it can shut down your GI and make things worse.

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