Moving - finding a new doctor

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Triedeverything
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Date Joined Dec 2007
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   Posted 12/31/2007 3:16 AM (GMT -6)   
I had a horrible humiliating experience today at a San Antonio walk-in clinic, where I went because I was in such severe pain.  It's too long to describe here, but I'm sure others have experienced the same.
 
I have had severe headaches 3-4 days per week for 30 years while raising 2 children and working as an engineer.  I have started a new job in Dallas and I desperately need a new doctor who will prescribe me narcotics.  I have read through the postings and seen a few newer preventatives that I haven't tried - at one point, I had tried them all, but newer ones are always coming up.  I would like to try these, but I need to have pain medicine to function.  I am currently living in fear of my migraines as they have been worse lately and I need to be able to function.  I will be traveling internationally and I can not afford to be in Poland or some far away place and have no medicine.
 
Can anyone recommend a sympathetic doctor in Dallas or surrounding area?  I just went through epidural steriod injections/physical therapy (for the 2nd time) with no luck, and most of the pain management clinics seem to focus on that type of treatment. 
 
Thanks,
Valerie

sarahswan
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Date Joined Dec 2007
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   Posted 1/2/2008 8:51 PM (GMT -6)   

If you have time to get into a neurologist, or doctor specializing in migraines perhaps they would be the most sympathetic.

Here are a couple of places to search for those in your area:

http://www.achenet.org/resources/physician/index.asp

http://headaches.about.com/cs/profiles/p/krusz_jc.htm This doctor sounds VERY experienced, and he is in Dallas John Claude Krusz, Ph.D., M.D.
ANODYNE Headache and PainCare
5446 Glen Lakes Drive
Dallas, Texas 75231
Phone: 214-750-6664

Good luck!

~Sarah

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