Leg surgery

Hello, doctor, My mother just went through a leg surgery. It was a nerve sheath schwannoma

and was surgically removed. Now its been 2 days after the surgery and she is in pain.

Next appointment is after 5 days. She is on tylenol 3 with codiene and gabapentin.

What should we do to relieve the pain?

Leg surgery
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  1. Hello
    Welcome to MediMetry
    she been is on adequate painkillers. at this point either stepping up to morphine or injection need to be initiated.

    another option is to give nerve block. they will reduce need of oral painkillers . this can be done by Anaesthesiologist

    regards