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Dr. Andrew Rynne

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i recently had ankle replacement surgery. i was prescribed oxycodone

i recently had ankle replacement surgery. i was prescribed oxycodone and xeralto. within a couple days i started itching, first my head then my arms, like it was slowly moving down my body. if i scratch it it does become red and raised. i've taken benedryl and put cortisone cream. no fever or swelling in the throat. but this itching is making me crazy and making my recovery a nightmare.
Wed, 17 Oct 2018
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