I just wanted to let you know that your anxiety regarding your IUD is not uncommon. I am not knowledgeable about IUD’s, but I have two medical implants and both times, I was required to have a psychiatric evaluation with respect to respect to being able to mentally handle the thought of a foreign object being implanted. When I first had my intrathecal medication pump implanted, I began to ruminate over and over about having to cut it out in case of an emergency. It was a horrible thought that I just could not get out of my head. It took me awhile to get comfortable. Make sure you discuss this with your doctor. I would definately revisit the need for xanax with your doctor. It sounds like you need to break this cycle ASAP. Gook luck and I understand.
Dx: Rare rapidly progressing neurodegenerative disease called Multiple System Atrophy (brain rot, autonomic system failure, neuropathic pain and a whole lot more). Added improvements: Intrathecal pump, spinal cord stimulator, oxygen and a nice shiny power wheelchair with a horn and all the trimmings! At this rate I could almost be bionic by Christnas.
Medications: Sinemet, Requip, Klonopin, Baclofen, Provigil, Lyrica, Cymbalta, Fentanyl patches, Dilaudid, Fentora/Actiq, Zofran
(The cost of these meds are unbelievable and could feed a starving nation for a month or longer!)
Words that soak into your ears are whispered...not yelled. Live simply. Love generously. Care deeply. Speak kindly. Leave the rest to God......
Post Edited (Stella Marie) : 7/4/2007 5:35:50 AM (GMT-6)