orif ankle surgery ,sever pain after cast removal,using walking boot and weight barring. unreal pain
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hi i am 35yrs old , i broke my left ankle completely. i fell for no reason, anyway. i had pain before surgery, after surgery. they had to put steel plates on the side of my ankle and many screws to hold in place. i was on pain meds which helped alot, but after they removed my cast , i was told the pain will minamize and to start weight barring. the pain was a 10 out of 10 the next 2 days after cast removal. i have been using one crutch as requested by doc. it feels like the steel plates are literally coming out of my ankle, a shooting pain that goes accross my upper ankle right to left, sharp aching pain in my heel, behind the 2 bones that burns ,pain will start from mid calf down threw, lower leg behind my foot straight threw heel to middle of foot rite to my toes.extreme preasure in my hole ankle down threw heel. is this normal? he had me on oxycodone 10/325 6 a day . now he changed it to 7.5 hydrocodone 1 tablet every 6 hours. its not helping. the pain comes back harder then before taking medicine about 4 hours later. i have to take 5 a day with ibprofen and ice. Is there anyone else going threw this? Does anyone have any tips for me to tell my docter? i have a huge pain tolerance level, i hate doctoers and hospitals. had open heart surgery, went threw septic shock, full life support, coma with 13% survival rate, had stomach opened up twice, learned to walk again, lost my hair. this took place 6 years ago. open heart surgery a little over a year ago. i can take pain but i shouldnt have to suffer. i feel like maybe he doesnt believe me and its not rite. broke right foot 4 yrs ago fell for no reason, this is the second time and its not normal but no bone test until ankle heels. what do i say? what do i do? this is real and if anyone completely broke there ankle knows the pain is real. Can anyone hlp me or even purhapes give me advice from your experence? how did you feel? what problems did you have? anything is better then nothing. thank you
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