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Old 05-09-2011, 08:01 AM   #1
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Post Surgery

Underwent surgery last Tuesday and other that pretty strong pain the first day, most of the post op pain has been minimal. Had a plate and 8 screws installed, and the nerve block really did the trick immediately after surgery in minimizing pain.

Taking oxycodone every 6-8 hours and now almost a week out, taking about 1/2 the dosage and extending the time between to 10-12 hours. Really good meds, but I do not want to get used to them. Overall, much better than expected thus far!

 
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