Hi all! I just joined. I've had chronic pain since I was 18 and a cat scratch became septic and I lost a kidney. Ever since then, I haven't been the same. Now, 40+ surgeries and 36 years later I live my life in pain. Started going to a pain clinic per my rheumatologist. I'm currently on 12 mg of Hydromorphone ER and Dilaudid 4 mg. I'm in the process of getting the pain pump. The Dr said I'm at the top of the pain meds an soon I won't get any relief. That scares me.
I think I've seen on here a few people who have the pump. Can you tell me how the surgery went and how you're feeling with it in you. That part bothers me. I would be getting Dilaudid in the pump and a numbing med. I'm praying it works out. I'm scared. But, can't go on like I am.