VA stopped my pain meds

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VA stopped my pain meds

Post by shadylane » Thu Feb 02, 2017 4:15 pm

Warning, this post is getting close to violating rules #5 and #6
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Maybe the Mods will let this start and die of natural causes.
Long story short, I'm a service connected disabled vet, with chronic pain and I failed a drug test for THC.
A private hospital did the test and the VA instantly ended my pain meds.
Yes, I was guilty on the THC piss test,
I've been using 7.5mg of hydrocodone nightly for years.
Never asked for more opioids , even though I needed it.


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Re: VA stopped my pain meds

Post by shadylane » Thu Feb 02, 2017 5:01 pm

rad14701 wrote:Appeal...!!!
Recon that's the logical option.
But, I haven't stock piled any pills.
Relief from pain due to my service for Uncle Sam
Should be constant, and caring.

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Re: VA stopped my pain meds

Post by rad14701 » Thu Feb 02, 2017 5:22 pm

shadylane wrote:
rad14701 wrote:Appeal...!!!
Recon that's the logical option.
But, I haven't stock piled any pills.
Relief from pain due to my service for Uncle Sam
Should be constant, and caring.
Explain it to your local VA representative... Be very blunt... Ask them if getting hooked on heroine is what they expect of you in light of their knee-jerk decision... That seems to be what has been happening in recent years... Maybe that will jar their gray matter into making a hasty reversal of their decision...

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Re: VA stopped my pain meds

Post by shadylane » Thu Feb 02, 2017 5:58 pm

Uncle Sam tells the VA what the rules are.
Neither the VA or Uncle Sam cares about logic.

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Post by nerdybrewer » Thu Feb 02, 2017 6:07 pm

shadylane wrote:Uncle Sam tells the VA what the rules are.
Neither the VA or Uncle Sam cares about logic.
If you're going the route of china white or something other then at least do your research.
There are safer ways and not so safe, err on the side of caution.
I realize you are way beyond what OTC can do for you but for God's sake be safe.
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Post by Bigbob » Thu Feb 02, 2017 6:27 pm

Before I got into the stem cell injections, I was looking into a salve that is made with cannibis oil( I hope this isn't breaking the rules) that sounded promising.
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Post by MoonBreath » Thu Feb 02, 2017 6:43 pm

VA lookn for Any reason to cut out pain pills ...Acetaminophen their preferred BS.
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Re: VA stopped my pain meds

Post by shadylane » Thu Feb 02, 2017 6:55 pm

Bigbob wrote:Before I got into the stem cell injections, I was looking into a salve that is made with cannibis oil( I hope this isn't breaking the rules) that sounded promising.
For years, I've been doing the Rooster comb, Plasma rich and Steroids injections
It's got to the point that none of these options are helping.
As the Dr. said, I'll know when it's time to get joint replacement.
I'd like to push this option as far in the future as I can.

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Post by StillerBoy » Thu Feb 02, 2017 6:58 pm

My thought are with you Shadylane..

Get in touch with all your political members from all levels of government (municipal, state, and federal).. hound them every day until one of them get tried of you calling..

It's a pain in a*h, but you need help today not tomorrow.. Take hope that something good will come your way..

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Re: VA stopped my pain meds

Post by goose eye » Thu Feb 02, 2017 7:08 pm

Good luck messing with the VA. You could claim a false positive.


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Post by nerdybrewer » Thu Feb 02, 2017 7:11 pm

shadylane wrote:
Bigbob wrote:Before I got into the stem cell injections, I was looking into a salve that is made with cannibis oil( I hope this isn't breaking the rules) that sounded promising.
For years, I've been doing the Rooster comb, Plasma rich and Steroids injections
It's got to the point that none of these options are helping.
As the Dr. said, I'll know when it's time to get joint replacement.
I'd like to push this option as far in the future as I can.
My dad had total hip replacement recently, they have really come a long way with that kind of surgery!
He's up on ladders and going at it like he was a much younger man again.
He is 76 years old.
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Re: VA stopped my pain meds

Post by shadylane » Thu Feb 02, 2017 7:35 pm

Glad to here your dad's hip replacement worked out good :thumbup:
That's another problem, I'll have to tend with in the near future.
That is, if I live that long :lol:

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Post by Bigbob » Thu Feb 02, 2017 8:25 pm

Well I can tell you that just a few minutes ago I was talking to TruckingButch on the phone and not even thinking about it, I got off my couch like it was easy! This is a couch that I literally have to crawl out of. This might be working!!
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Post by Truckinbutch » Thu Feb 02, 2017 8:37 pm

Bigbob wrote:Well I can tell you that just a few minutes ago I was talking to TruckingButch on the phone and not even thinking about it, I got off my couch like it was easy! This is a couch that I literally have to crawl out of. This might be working!!
I'll vouch for that .
He was like , "HOLY SHIT !" I just stood up easily and didn't realize it until I was uptight !
Made me happy to hear that . :clap:
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Post by Swedish Pride » Fri Feb 03, 2017 2:14 am

Bigbob wrote:Before I got into the stem cell injections, I was looking into a salve that is made with cannibis oil( I hope this isn't breaking the rules) that sounded promising.
I too am lookign in to CBD oil ( should be legal, no THC in it) but for my wife, she's in constant pain after our 3rd child
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Re: VA stopped my pain meds

Post by StillLearning1 » Fri Feb 03, 2017 4:01 am

Shady, all I can say is good luck and im praying for you.

This is sad news indeed.

From here on my passionate views about this wonderfull life changing subject will violate forum rules and I do not wish to do that. I am just as furious as I am upset about your misfortune.

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Re: VA stopped my pain meds

Post by thecroweater » Fri Feb 03, 2017 5:03 am

sad to hear, hope it gets sorted for you quick smart . Bureaucrats suck. not all but in general :roll:
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Re: VA stopped my pain meds

Post by Jimbo » Fri Feb 03, 2017 9:34 am

Sorry Shady.

Im with Nerdy, get the joint replaced. This shit is outpatient nowadays. I got a full knee replacement and was home by dinner time. There's no point in the daily pain these days. Youll kick yourself for not doing it sooner
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Post by shadylane » Fri Feb 03, 2017 3:11 pm

Jimbo wrote:Sorry Shady.
Im with Nerdy, get the joint replaced. This shit is outpatient nowadays. I got a full knee replacement and was home by dinner time. There's no point in the daily pain these days. Youll kick yourself for not doing it sooner
Figure your right, but me and the old dog, both think that Dr's and Vet's have a lot in common. :lol:
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On a side note, I'm not kicking the VA,
There's thousands of hard working, good people in the VA.
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Re: VA stopped my pain meds

Post by Jimbo » Fri Feb 03, 2017 3:52 pm

haha, and you both are right, doc screwed up my knee, need another surgery to fix his mistake, and there aint no warranty on doc repairs. But its still better than before surgery.

And its big hell for a few weeks after surgery. But you will see more narco's again from it. all kinds

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Post by shadylane » Fri Feb 03, 2017 4:04 pm

Hells fire, Jimbo
Sounds like your on a rougher path than me.

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Post by skow69 » Fri Feb 03, 2017 4:20 pm

Sounds like he's been smoking your medicine.
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Post by shadylane » Fri Feb 03, 2017 6:14 pm

skow69 wrote:Sounds like he's been smoking your medicine.
If it helps that's good :thumbup:
Personally, I'd gladly eat a spoonful of shit a day, if it helped get away from chronic pain :oops:

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Post by Truckinbutch » Fri Feb 03, 2017 6:45 pm

Gin soaked raisins helped me for a short time and then the benefits went away .
Might help while you try to get this mess sorted out .
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Post by Jimbo » Sat Feb 04, 2017 12:10 pm

Truckinbutch wrote:Gin soaked raisins helped me for a short time and then the benefits went away .
Might help while you try to get this mess sorted out .
Or Genever soaked raisons for those cultured palate's on HD :D
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Re: VA stopped my pain meds

Post by Jimbo » Sat Feb 04, 2017 12:12 pm

shadylane wrote:Hells fire, Jimbo
Sounds like your on a rougher path than me.
na, it is what it is. knee aint right, but Im fortunate that its not chronic pain. Just limits what I can do. Seems rollin around on the concrete workin on my car is when it bitches at me the worst, but I dont have to do that often enough to worry about.
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Re: VA stopped my pain meds

Post by Odin » Sat Feb 04, 2017 2:21 pm

Sad story. I had chronic shoulder problems for about three years. Pain all day, every day. Bought a vaporizer and some stuff that's legal over here, in smaller quantities at least, in order to be able to at least fall asleep at nights. I guess that treatment is available - as a medicine - in some states of the USA as well now?

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PS: Jimbo, it's either genever soaked raisins or Odins gin soaked raisins ... :)
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Post by shadylane » Sat Feb 04, 2017 3:47 pm

This and a couple shots works pretty good for pain
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I've often wondered it would go good in Absinthe

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Re: VA stopped my pain meds

Post by frodo » Sat Feb 04, 2017 4:02 pm

shady, same hing happen to me
i was taking morphine and hydrocodone as a break thru
I have a lot of rods in my back.
I got busted for thc, I immediately joined a substance abuse group
and told my pain dr.
because i was getting treatment for the thc.all was forgiven

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