Re: Failed surgery 18 y.o chronic pain
I'm sorry for the pain. Unfortunately, doctors seem to think that only the 30+ year olds are old enough for surgery. When you hurt, you hurt. It doesn't matter what age you are. Personally I owuld find another surgeon that is willing to work with you, regardless of your age.
Alot of your pain sounds like nerve pain. That is what the Lyrica is for-nerve pain. You might want to see if your doctor will up the dose on that to see if you can get some relief from the pain. Or try one of hte other meds that are for nerve pain. You can be helped for that, it just takes some trial and error until the doctor gets the right dose.
hnag in there, there is help....