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Pain Pumps

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Pain pumps are used to provide a continuous flow of a drug into the bloodstream to help ease chronic pain.  Pumps are implanted in the body and are used for long-term control of a painful condition, often through the use of opioid medication, such as morphine.  This provides a continuous, steady stream of the drug for the sufferer throughout a given day.

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An intrathecal opioid pump is really not something that you would wish for your BFF or your worst enemy. That special someone would have to be in a pretty dire situation in order to receive a pump. Once the pump is in place, that person is still probably in miserable pain just at a slightly lesser degree. However, now that person is dealing with…

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Christina Lasich, MD, Health Pro, answered i have a morphine pump, can I take 5 mg… This question is a great one for your doctor. Additional use of opioid…


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Cort, Health Guide, answered Why do I have to see a phycologist… It's important to note from the outset that the stimulator may reduce your…


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Amy Tudor, Health Guide, answered My pain pump is in the buttock area. It… Hi there, Ronski -   I know this is an old question, but I was…


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Christina Lasich, MD, Health Pro, commented on Intrathecal Opioid Pumps: Few Pros,… I am sorry to hear that this temporary life on earth is riddle with pain for…




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