Dealing with chronic pain
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Hi, my name is buzzy!

buzzybuzzy Member Posts: 3 Listener
edited November 2020 in Dealing with chronic pain
I have degenerative spine 2 Operations, constant pain, Why is doctor constantly withdrawing pain meds, Some days I feel life is not worth living.


  • Tori_ScopeTori_Scope Posts: 5,039

    Scope community team

    edited November 2020
    Welcome to the community @buzzy :) I'm really glad you've reached out to us today. You're not the only one who has felt this way, and we're all here to try and support you.

    I'm sorry to hear that you're in so much pain, and that this is causing you to feel so low. Have you spoken about this with your doctor, or asked for a referral to a pain clinic? 

    Are you receiving any support for your mental health at the moment? Please remember that there are people you can talk to in the moments you find yourself thinking that life isn't worth living. You can always:
    • Call Samaritans on 116 123, or email them on [email protected]
    • Text SHOUT to 85258
    • Ring 999 or travel to your nearest A&E department if you feel unable to keep yourself safe
    I've sent you an email too. If you could give it a read and get back to us, that'd be great :) 
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  • janer1967janer1967 Member Posts: 11,230 Disability Gamechanger
    Hi and welcome @buzzy glad you have joined and I am sorry you are in such pain 

    Have you spoke to your gp about referral to pain management clinic or maybe your consultant can get involved to instruct your gp of meds you require 

    Hope you get sorted 
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