... What I was given helped but only a little bit
I was given diludid in the emergency room for neck pain. What is an effective dose for diludid.?
Added 4 Jun 2010:
just diagnosed with herniated disk. Doctors seem to make you feel like your expecting to much from them, like your wrong for not wanting to hurt!
Unfortunately, many people misuse strong pain medications and doctors are leery about prescribing them unless you're in chronic, debilitating pain. Even then, it can be difficult and they will refer you to a specialist. A bulging (herniated) disc (for many GP's) is not normally considered a "bad enough" medical condition to prescribe dilaudid, let alone anything stronger. Only speaking from my own experiences. Is the bulge anterior or posterior? (bulging in to and in front of the spine or away from at the back of the spine) Is it causing, or is stenosis involved (narrowing of the spinal canal?) Some doctors will refer you first to a spine specialist and then they usually refer you to a pain specialist. Most spine surgeons are conservative with invasive procedures (depending on the severity of the bulge) and leave the prescribing of the meds up to the PM specialist. Also, the spine surgeon will recommend physical therapy, and usually steroid injections, facet blocks, radio frequency techniques to deliver meds directly to the affected disc. It also depends on if you currently take opiate pain meds and if you are opiate tolerant. Like I mentioned, I'm only speaking of personal experiences. If you could provide some more details about your condition, maybe I could help with some suggestions for you. So many good people here on Drugs.com can't even get prescribed a vicodin for horrific pain they are in. I know how bad you must be feeling. Hang in there. You need to find the right doctor.
My best wishes,
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