Anyone recomend a spinal block of morphine

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Due to have my large complex cyst out on tuesday they said you can have spinal block morphine has anyone had this if so is it painfull 🙉

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    Hi bev, if it's anything like the spinal blocks they give you for an elective csection - they are not painful at all. I've had both epidural and spinal block and the only discomfort I had was due to being 9 months pregnant and having to bend.

    good luck for Tuesday :-) xx

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    It's not painful - quite the opposite :D I could feel it 'wiggling' a little going in which freaked me out a bit but it was discomfort if anything not pain.

    I had a general and a spinal for my last cystectomy and it's great pain relief post-op. They gave me the spinal as they weren't sure if they'd need to convert to open surgery from keyhole and spinal is best for open as it's much more major.

    I've had 3 spinals in total now; 2 for cystectomies and 1 for labour - topping up my epidural to go into theatre for forceps delivery.

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      Cheers aliceb i am now ten days post op and feeling better every day i had spinal and general for 2 large cyst removal and full ab hysterectomy i was then taken back to theater 8 hrs after for internal bleeding didnt realy have a good time in hosp i have recovered better at home tbh not sure if you have the same effect from ga but my mouth is very sore and red everythink i eat kind of burns ??? 
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