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Hey everyone thanks for all the great info on this site, I am being sleeved June 3rd! How is everyone that has to take Advil/ Aleve for pain like hip, knee, back ect.. I hurt everyday and am worried about how I am going to cope! Any ideas? Or things that have worked for you.

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I usually take acetaminophen and it actually works for me. If I take something with Cod it upsets my stomach horribly. If you have a lot of pain and need something for inflammation, there is a shot that can be administered that bypasses the stomach. I intend on going there and insisting on one...... That's my plan.... :)

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I have been researching pain Patches. That way I figured it bypassed the stomach. But the side effects still say possible stomach ulcers. Going to talk with my pharmacist about it and then my doctor. I have to do something also. My pain is a constant 7-8 unless the hummidity is down. Sometimes I get a littlr relief then. Have been off anti-inflamatories for 7 months now and thought eventually would get used to the pain but that did not happen.

Anyone on the prescription pain Patches?

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My Dr had given me ultram for the bad pain, but I hope not to take it too often, I haven't tried pain Patches There has to be a solution though?? I hope when I lose some weight my pain will get better.

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I wear fentynol pain Patches for chronic pain. I was changed to those after I had my surgery. I still take alot of oxycodone though.

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I wear fentynol pain Patches for chronic pain. I was changed to those after I had my surgery. I still take alot of oxycodone though.

What kind of pain do u have? I have a bad knee, bilateral hip pain and hernated disc in my neck :(

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I take anti-inflammatories every day without any problem, just as I did before surgery. If you are taking Advil without stomach upset now, why can't you take it after surgery?

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I take anti-inflammatories every day without any problem' date=' just as I did before surgery. If you are taking Advil without stomach upset now, why can't you take it after surgery?[/quote']

My dr said that I couldn't take Advil or aleve anymore what did they tell you?

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My doctor helped be choose the sleeve, because of all the NSAIDS I take now. (Advil, Aleve, ibuprofen) He said because the sleeve does not re-route our intestinal system, we can continue taking those meds post-op. I realize a lot of the doctors are different, I would just sit down with yours and see his reasoning.

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Yes, just as Beth said above. I chose the sleeve because I could continue on NSAIDs. I had to go off them two weeks before surgery and could not restart for 30 days after but I'm good to go since then without any problem I take Celebrex daily.

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