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FML - The follow-up
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Thanks for all the positive comments :) to answer som questions: yes I'm recovering well. The surgery was to fix a deviated septum. The patient before me didn't immediately respond to the pain meds that's why he was screaming. And I wrote this fml last night at 2 am after the anesthesia wore off
By lubey / Saturday 19 May 2012 10:02 / United States - Charlotte
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Do not worry, I myself had an operation done on my head when I was young. It is just the reaction from waking up with a bunch of tubes plunged down your throat. Atleast that's what it was for me. And it feels kind of weird not naturally breathing on your own after waking up :)

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Haha cheers 49, 52,I wish Mine was as pleasant as you make yours sound like, I was screaming for minute on end until they finally finished butchering my throat. Lucky for you, you never had a thick as hell of a tube get ripped out of the back of your head(while you were awake) or 30+ staples ripped out of your head. Come to think of it I have no idea how I still remember this...

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And as someone who has had several surgeries the morphine they give you in the recovery room is a joke. It's like pain pain push of morphine two minutes of no pain then an even more intense pain follows.

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I never remembered the recovery room, the morphine they give you with the button is good, but some advice, don't click the button to the tune of a song, it doesn't make the nurses very happy, haha!

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No in fact I think most hospitals keep the prep room and the recovery room separate. That has always been my experience in several different hospitals i have had surgery in They are trying to keep the patient going into surgery calm so they do not have to worry about a blood pressure spike and such that may cause complications during surgery. And anytime I was nervous I just told them when I have had surgeries and the pushed what the referred to as "happy juice". Into my IV. I

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i found it worked well after my open heart surgery... was on it 3 days, very little pain, even had 3 chest drains removed without major pain. maybe i just have a high pain threshold...

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