At Fri, 18 Jan 2002, Kelly Murray wrote:
>Hi, I don't write too much on here any more but I need to vent.
>I finally found a Dr. that is offering me pain management. I've had 2
>adhesion surgeries in 3 years.(The last one in Pa.)
>I have been having worse pain so I called the drs. office on Tuesday ask ng
>if I should increase my Oxycontin or get something else for break through
>I had called in sick at work because of the pain. (I have only called in
>sick 2 times in three years with this so I was in intense pain.I felt li e I
>was having a blockage all night ) No one called me back Tuesday or Wedne day
> On Thursday I called and the nurse told me that the Oxycontin was alre dy
>a strong enough dose for me to take that I couldn't take more so she wou d
>talk to the dr. Well, at 4:30 today, I still had no call. I finally ca led
>and talked to the nurse, she suggested that I had indigestion. I explai ed
>to her that no, I did not have indigestion that I have adhesion problems.
>She insisted that I had indigestion. OHH! I got so angry, she finally sa d
>she would leave the Dr. a note that I was in pain. Well, it is 9:00 in t e
>evening and 4 days later and no one has called me. Luckily, the pain has
>lessened and I can live with it now but I can't believe how we are treat d.
>I don't know if she even gave the doc the message.
>Should I waste my time making a complaint with the dr on how his nurse s id
>I had indigestion when I am being treated in this office for adhesion pa n?
>I have been ticked all night about that. I feel like if I go in there and
>complain I will be labled as a loony troublemaker.