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A 23-year-old female asked:

What should he do about his doc. cuttin him off his pain meds? my boyfriend has deginertive disc disease, 2 holes in his spine and a couple bulged discs and the jelly in the discs are deteriated. he needs surgery, and he can't move with out his meds, he c

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Dr. Joy Jackson
Family Medicine 19 years experience
Your : Your boyfriend needs to seek care from a pain management specialist. In the meantime the orthopedic doctor should be managing his pain. Is he scheduled for surgery? If no one will treat his pain and he can't sit or stand then he will likely need to go to an urgent care or er. I hope he finds relief soon.

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Last updated Jan 22, 2017

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