by basketkase 11d ago

Just a short update....I didn't realize how many things get affected by the nose surgery....my head, ears, teeth and nose all hurt....throat hurts you but I know that is from the airway tube.....I slept 5 hours straight in my recliner last night, but missed a pain pill and now am behind the pain againšŸ˜„

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by lbrow 8d ago

Vicki I am so sorry. Set the clock. Keep ahead of that pain please.

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by cfidl 10d ago

What everyone else said. Lol!

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by mrskiki 10d ago

So glad to hear you are on the road to recovery. Keep resting- sleep is very healing. Hugs. Nan

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by momac 11d ago

Thanks for the up-date Vicki. Wish you well on the road to a good recovery. Hugs from Maureen

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by asterixsew Moderator 11d ago

Thanks for the update. Sorry your in pain but hopefully it wont last long, so hope that you rapidly feel like yourself again

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by pennifold 11d ago

Glad to hear you got to sleep for 5 hours in your recliner, they are wonderful. I'm sure you won't forget your pills from now on in, I know I would take mine an hour before I was meant to to crossover the threshold. We always told our patients in the Dental surgery I worked in to take them before they were due! I hope you won't need them soon. Love Chris
P.S. I hope Sammi is doing o.k. too.

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by crafter2243 Moderator 11d ago

I guess that is why they are called "ear, nose and throat specialists" They should have added the teeth in that title as well. I hope you will not miss your pain meds again. Hopefully you will not need them pretty soon. Sending you hugs.

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by sewtired 11d ago

Glad you got through this and sorry to hear about the pain. The suggestion to set an alarm sounds like a good idea. Just know that we all care about you. I also hope Sammie is doing better.

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by loriziegler 11d ago

I had fallen and I broke my nose in pieces! It was horrible! The amount of padding that they removed once they fixed my nose was unbelievable! Please be careful because I have thinner skin on my nose now and I already had 4 spots of skin cancer burned off on my nose! Really keep the area sun blocked year round!

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by noah 11d ago

Will pray for you my friend hugsxxxx

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by dailylaundry 11d ago

I remember how much pain my dear hubby was in with similar surgery - put an alarm on to remind yourself to take your meds - it is so hard when you get behind - please feel better!! Rest - rest - rest!! Hugs and prayers, Laura

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by dragonflyer 11d ago

Glad the surgery is behind you and you are your road to a full recovery...

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by rescuer Moderator 11d ago

I m so glad you were able to get this done! The pain will subside and you will be good as ever. Hugs

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by 02kar Moderator 11d ago

I'm amazed you are able to think, let alone type. I'm glad you were able to sleep in your recliner, but don't miss any more of those pain meds. But I guess you don't need to be told that. hehe Keep resting and healing. Our thoughts and prayers keep going up for you and Sammi too.

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by pennyhal2 11d ago

I don't think they tell you this stuff in advance, but the good news is that ice cream will make you feel better!

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sewtired by sewtired 11d ago

Be careful of the ice cream. Dairy products encourage the nose/sinuses to make mucus.

pennyhal2 by pennyhal2 10d ago

I did not know that! How about chocolate!

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