Pain relief for herniated disk

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Had this since Feb last year, have just got appointment at pain clinic, they sent me back to docs for urgent pain relief but docs won't give me anything without written confirmation. Am in so much pain, cant walk or sleep, am at wits end? You cant get docs appointment for 4 weeks.am desperate. How or what is best pain relief & how can i get them to address this?

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    id complain like crazy..... and ring pain clinic see if they can contact your dr. 4 week wait is madness.

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      There is a number for the clinic as I was referred to them this constantly rings or is engaged but I will try as I always do. The trouble with these things is nobody wants to own responsibility, you can't phone someone and tell them it goes round and round.

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    So sorry you're going through so much pain. 4 weeks wait is unacceptable. Why not do a trip to A&E for urgent pain relief management.

    Their discharge letter would be copied to your GP for follow up.

    I hope it gets sorted soonest.

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    can you go to emergency at hospital to get some relief? This is really cruel, the lain from herniated disc is excrutiating. My best wishes are with you.

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    I did take myself to A&E last November, I was in so much pain, I can't really drive as a result of that drive as it was quite a way up the motorway but I got there and they sent me away with co-drydromol trouble is I keep crying as well now when I think about it as this has been misdiagnosed by first physio who thought I had one leg longer than the other so its been going on a fair old time.

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