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Endometriosis, pain killer addiction, pregnancy - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   hi
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User :   I have been dealing with Endometriosis for the last 5-6 years and already suffered 2 miscarriages. Well in the last year I have made a few trips to the E.R. for it where they would give me a prescription for Vicodin and/or Percocet which I would only take when the pain got great enough
Doctor :   provide your age
User :   Well in the last month I have been in excrutiating pain and basically every day have taken a pain killer. Now to find out that I am about 5 weeks pregnant and already have a habit.
User :   27 yrs old
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   have you undergone any investiagtions
User :   My question is: what is safer for the baby-ween myself off slowly? Or quit cold turkey and go through withdrawal?
User :   no not yet, I have an appointment next week and I am just so scared ow to go from here
Doctor :   provide your marital status
User :   enaged, wedding supposed to be next few months

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