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Anonymous asked in HealthGeneral Health CarePain & Pain Management · 1 month ago

Why do younger chronic pain patients get treated like crap?

I'm not saying it doesn't happen to older chronic pain patients, but oh my goodness the way the majority of people treat us younger ones, like our chronic pain couldn't POSSIBLY exist because of our age, even with a diagnosis and all. 🙄

3 Answers

  • Anonymous
    1 month ago

    Blame the drug addicts.

  • 1 month ago

    Sadly, the number of folks who misuse, sell, divert or abuse narcotics make many providers reluctant to use narcotics for chronic pain issues.

    Narcotics are good short-term solutions to short term pain issues.

    Source(s): Prior holder of DEA licence to prescribe. Now retired!
  • Anonymous
    1 month ago

    doctors are taught that you want drugs so you can sell them

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