• kirstenannlynch kirstenannlynch
    October 06, 2009
    Should I go to the ER after my fall?
    kirstenannlynch kirstenannlynch
    October 06, 2009

    I slid and fell down the stairs this morning. I heard a crack when I hit the stair, and I slid down the rest of the staircase. I blacked out a little and couldn't feel anything, and I could not move for a moment. The pain was so bad soon after that I couldn't breathe.

    About 15 minutes later, I could stand up and get on with things.  But I am still in pain, mostly between my shoulder blades, my arms, and my ribs.  I cannot take a full breath without discomfort.  The tingling in my hands is going away. I'd rather not go to the ER. Should I just wait it out and see if it gets worse?




  • infinityfx February 16, 2011
    February 16, 2011

    I have 4 disc that need to be replaced, a bulging disc, sciatia, degenerative disc disease, periformis snydrome,  etc.  I have taken the stronger medications, fentenyl, morphone, etc and refuse to take them again on a regualar basis.  Darvocet worked great for me when I needed a little help dealing with the pain.  I have tried the Ultram, which simply does not work and the Ultracet, which makes me very ill.  Do you have any reccomendations to try so that my quality of life can go back up, PLEASE???????









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