HELP. I am 30 years old, Male, 6', 230lbs. 14 years ago I crushed my "Big Toe" while working for UPS. During my treatment the company appointed Doctor, Dr. Feldmen, informed me that this injury will be a problem later in life, I will eventually need a cane, and there is nothing you can do about it. At first I did not believe him but I could not deny already feeling some discomfort.

Of Course I’m going to make a long story short. After seeing my Primary, an Orthopedic, and a Foot Specialist I realized that Dr. Feldman’s original assessment was correct. This is something that I’m going to have to live with, a constant tooth ache on my foot which now progressed up my leg. In another 10 years I will probably need a cane.

Okay, now I will get to the point. I have been for the last three years taking pain medication. First Percocet: 5mg, 7.5mg, 10mg…….now I am up to taking 2 80mg Oxycotin a day. The problem is that these are not prescribed by my doctor. It started with a relative giving me a couple to help me cope with the pain. Each Doctor didn’t honor my request for this medication because it seemed they did not appreciate the pain I put up with.

I have insurance but I have to buy these on the “Black Market” and they are expensive approx..40$ per pill. I would like to legitimize me taking this medication. My pain is legitimate and though taking pain killers does not entirely kill the pain, it helps me cope. I have exhausted every possibility to correct my foot/leg problem…except for my Orthopedics’ recommendation to amputate the toe. I will never do that… Who do I have to talk to or where do I have to go to so I’m no longer an “abuser” and I can start taking these legally?
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replied October 4th, 2007
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First you will need to find a doctor who is willing to listen to you. The problem is, there are so many people out there who will go to the ER and Dr's, many on medicaid or free medical coverage just to get pain pills, because they are strung out on them. Many of these same people sell their prescription and go as far as to see multiple Drs....I know this for a fact. Do you have a pain management clinic with doctors anywhere near you? The problem you are facing is going ot be to find a good physican who will understand your problem and see that you aren't some pill popping junkie and really do need these meds to cope with life. I wish you all the luck in the world.
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replied October 20th, 2007
I Have the Same Problem!
I have severe pain around my period and ovulation due to a cyst. My dr is also hesitant to perscribe anything "heavy" but nothing else works. I don't need the pills every day (fortunately) but i DO need them when the pain comes (usually one or two days a month). I'm not willing to go the non-legal route, so not sure what to do..... I don't want to leave my dr because, in all other cases, she's really great.
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replied December 9th, 2007
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Options for poster #1: A. Pain physician and call their staff up front and tell them you are receiving oxycontin off the street because you cannot find anyone to prescribe them for you. Comments: It is very likely you have developed a huge tolerance issue over time and have escalated the dosage of medications far beyond what most physicians would ever dream of prescribing for a crushed toe many years before. You may have other issues regarding the toe such as RSD but you also may need treatment for substance abuse also. B. Declare youself to be a drug addict and enter a methadone treatment program where you will receive methadone, a powerful pain medication
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replied April 25th, 2008
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This is an illegal operation and has been turned over to the DEA.
Thanks for the information.
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replied April 25th, 2008
This service requires your doctor medical records and has not be
There are many illegal operations out there>

This service requires your doctor medical records and has not been turned over to the DEA.

This service requires your medical records that are directly related to the condition stated as your chief complain. These records must be less than 12 months old and must indicate that you have been treated for this condition in the past. Lab work, dental procedures and chiropractic care are not acceptable medical records. MRI results and CT results may be submitted but must be accompanied by the medical record from the doctor who referred you for such diagnostic procedures.
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replied April 25th, 2008
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It is illegal via state law to prescribe narcotics to a person without a history and physical exam. Since the prescribing doctor is not conducting a physical exam relevant to the pain they are treating, it is not legal to prescribe narcotics. Also, medical records can be altered, fabricated, extracted, or otherwise changed to fit the needs of those trying to obtain drugs. Unless a doctor specifically requires directly receiving the medical records from another doctor, their validity cannot be confirmed. Trust me, this site HAS been turned into the DEA for investigation. The DEA can also demand patient records from any company illegally prescribing narcotics and take action against those receiving such drugs illegally since the illegal receipt of narcotics through the mail is a felony offense.
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