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Hi I suffer from severe neural foraminal stenosis and I am in hell. I've tried every otc plus nsaids hydrocodone, gabapentin Flexeril and lidocaine patches. Nothing is working. My doctor tried to put me on lyrics but I don't care for all the side effects. My doctor sent me to a pain management doctor but he told me he couldn't do anything until I did six weeks of physical therapy. I thought he had lost his mind I am in pain now I can't wait six weeks. Plus she referred me to a neurosurgeon who takes 2 weeks to review the referral and then there appointment date ( if I ever get one) will probably be late July or August. So I don't know when I'll be able to get surgery and my doctor doesn't want to prescribe me anything else because they don't do chronic pain management and I thought " you are my primary care doctor what am I supposed to do" I don't know what to do. I can't sleep at night I'm soaking my feet because they burn all day and night. My fingers are killing me I can't feel my feet or legs. I feel like I'm walking on cardboard and sponges and the shooting and stabbing pain is terrible. I can't drive walk or do anything anymore. What am I going to do?