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Suggest treatment for pain due to spine infection

I live in Jackson NJ and I am trying to find a pain management doctor that accepts Medicaid. My son is 21 and has this infection that keeps returning in his spine and antibiotics don t work and Oxy 15 is the only thing that takes pain away. His Gastro doctor, he had ulcerative colitis and was so bad he had to a have his colon totally removed.. Can you help? Thank you, Sheri Sabol YYYY@YYYY I cannot talk as I had throat cancer and infection and cancer moved the doctors to remove my voice box and my cervical 4-5-6 j Has a cage around it so I have my own issues and pain..but I really need to find someone to help my son
Thu, 23 Aug 2018
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Hello,

Infection of the spine will be fatal if not treated. The antibiotics have to be given for months and even then it isn't 100% curable but without them the results are quite bad.

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