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What Does Everyone Have For Pain Medication?
Does he have a pain management specialist.
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No, he doesn't. Is that the same as going to a pain management center? We were going to request a referral to one at his next appointment. His oncologist has been weaning him off even those low dose Oxycodones, saying that he's done with chemo and radiation and shouldn't have pain and nausea. But the tumor is still there and causing pain. It's very confusing to me – that the doctor will let someone be in that level of pain when there is a medication that helps. Some days he doesn't take any because he has no pain, but if he gets the really bad pain, he may need 2 or 3 of them at once, which means he doesn't have enough for the mild/moderate pain days.
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