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My dad has terrible pain after surgery? All he had was minor surgery but says he needs more pain pills. Dementia and 80/
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Dr. Douglas Bey
Psychiatry
3 doctors agree
In brief: Check it out
His complaint should be taken seriously & investigated if no real source can be found then look into other possible meanings--fear--wanting attention etc.

In brief: Check it out
His complaint should be taken seriously & investigated if no real source can be found then look into other possible meanings--fear--wanting attention etc.
Dr. Douglas Bey
Dr. Douglas Bey
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Dr. Robert Marvit
Psychiatry
2 doctors agree
In brief: No narcotics
If his pain complaint is due to his altered state of thinkings then that issue should be addressed.
Pain medications that alter conciousness may be contraindicated in patients with dementia.

In brief: No narcotics
If his pain complaint is due to his altered state of thinkings then that issue should be addressed.
Pain medications that alter conciousness may be contraindicated in patients with dementia.
Dr. Robert Marvit
Dr. Robert Marvit
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