Need help with pain question PLEEEZE HURRRRY !!!!!
On Saturday my feet started swelling, so I did what I always do when this happens and that's taking 1 lasix, 1 zaroxolyn, and 2 pot.chloride. On Sunday it was the same thing, so I did the same thing. Well, by Monday the swelling was gone but now my feet are cramping like crazy. My toes are going in every different direction and all I can do is cry. Pain pills are no help.
My husband holds on to me so I can stand up to try and put weight on them. I'm in a wheelchair so I can't do it by myself. He also is trying to massage them, but nothing will work.
Did I take to much of the water pills or what? What do I do now? Can anyone tell me how to make it quit hurting? I don't know how much more I can stand. Please hurry.
Are the pot chloride pills ones you got from the store - over the counter? They have very little potassium in them. You may have a bad electrolyte imbalance from the lasix. With that much pain and cramping I think you need to go to the ER and have your blood checked. Go now!!!
The pot-chloride is a prescription from my doctor.
Last year I had a very bad spell that required hospitilization. My potassium level dropped very low. Also, my oxygen level dropped, and my liver function went completely haywire. I was in ICU for 3 days before being moved to a room. Everything slowely got back to normal and they never knew what triggered this attach.
If I wait until tomorrow and go to see my doctor would that be okay, or do you feel that it would be dangerous to wait and why?
Sorry that I am questioning what you say but I just don't feel like going anywhere.
I've got my feet propped up and as long as I don't try and move them they are okay right now.
I thought about what you said and I decided to go ahead and go in to the ER. last night. My potassium was too low.
They told me To double up on the potassium pills when I take the water pills. Also, they gave me a muscle relaxer for the pain. I'm supposed to follow up with my doctor today and have my blood work redone to compare.
I think that's all they did and said. I was pretty out of it after they gave me the shot.
I do feel better this morning but my toes and feet are very sore from cramping up so bad. I'm fixing to call my doctor right now for an appointment.
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