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I was driving home one day from dropping off a friend it was around 8:30 pm. I was coming down a freeway when I noticed car lights coming straight at me and they WERE!!! So I got hit head on and come to find out the person responsible was a drunk driver!!!! I got a shattered ankle and broken tib and fib it was the worst thing I have ever been threw. I went to the hospital in Alice and I was in the most horrific excruciating pain I have ever endured never felt the pain I felt not even child birth compared I was hollering the whole time since I got to the hospital and they told me they couldn't give me pain meds until I had xrays cat scan MRIs ect. So by that time they out my leg in a splint shipped me off to another hospital that could do orthopedics so as soon as I got there I had a room ready for me still no pain meds well I was still screaming giving nurses a piece of my mind though not there fault I didn't know what to do because I needed some kind of relief so finally a docto came in a told me well you have a pretty bad break your ankle shattered in 3 places your tibs broken and your fibula at that point I didn't care I asked the doctor to please give me something for pain and he said okay okay so then he began telling me that I needed surgery first thing in the am and I was so relieved thinking I was gonna have some relief also they had given me some delated which helped for 1 hour or so but that surely wasn't the case the next morning I got called to the op room and I was getting ready for surgery when the orthopedic doc came and told me I'm sorry but I was looking at all your cat scans and xrays and I see a little something on your hip I'm gonna have to check it again I can't take you to surgery for your ankle if your hip is broken because that's a bigger problem so I started crying please give me the surgery I'm in soooo much pain agghhh so the aniestigioligist came and told me I can give you a nerve block and you will be numb for 24 hours so I said hell ya he gave me the nerve block and I felt 100× better I was thanking the Ana. So I went for xrays came back and the doc said everything looks good with your hip. Yes!!! That was good news well I went for surgery woke up in the recovery room not knowing what was on my leg as soon as I took a look I couldn't believe my eyes I was in shock and of course the pain came back I had an External fixator in my ankle going up to my leg I had 6 screws in different parts of my bones like a ka Bob kind of lol but anyways I was in pain the rest of the hospital stay constantly begging for meds because I was so hurt that thing was going threw my foot for Christ sakes I was not doing do good so when I got out the hospital I got sent home and I wasn't ready but the docs said I was so I had no choice being at home with this fixator and 3 little children is a challenge. 2 weeks later I go back for my second surgery which they are gonna take off that horrible thing and add the pins and screws I thought I would have relief but I was completely wrong. Its been 3 weeks since my last surgery and I'm in pain every night and day I never have relief is that normal how come I can't even lay foot on a pillow it feels so bad help me what should I do?
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