May 02 2012

The Night Was Dark and Full of Terrors

Published by superluminal51893 at 4:40 pm under Uncategorized

DAY 2:

I am officially off hydrocodon since it was manifesting a plethora of unpleasant symptoms from nausea to drowsiness. Overall, I just didn’t feel right on the hydrocodon. I have switched over to good old ibuprofen and am currently down to 400mg every 4 hours. Most of the pain has subsided, but the surgical area is extremely tender. Even placing it the wrong way on a pillow causes some troublesome discomfort. All in all, I’m in much better shape than yesterday. I went to the washroom for the first time today, and the swelling wasn’t bad at all from having my leg down.

Being stuck in bed just sucks!

At least I have a good view:

29G

3 Responses to “The Night Was Dark and Full of Terrors”

  1. jenniferandersonon 02 May 2012 at 5:03 pm

    I wad told by my surgeon that Ibuprofin was a big no no. Anti inflamatories interfere with the healing of the tendon. He did not clear me to start using Ibuprofin until I was 4 weeks post op, and then only sparingly. You might want to call your Dr and ask about it.

  2. superluminal51893on 02 May 2012 at 5:20 pm

    @jenniferanderson

    There is nothing wrong with my tendon. My surgery was to remove the retrocalcaneal bursitis and bony growth. No tendon involvement. I called him about it and he said it was fine to take ibuprofen as long as there was no tendon violation.

  3. jenniferandersonon 02 May 2012 at 5:48 pm

    Oops! Sorry. I missed your first blog entry and assumed you had an ATR like me.

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