"Sent home in pain after 3 days"

About: Stepping Hill Hospital

I went with stabbing pains in kiddney and bad testical pain. Was given a ct scan and doc found no reason for pain. I was given pain killers and sent home. After 5 weeks off pain it got so bad I had to go back. A had a

X-ray in A&E then sent to a ward they got my old ct scan and said there's boing to cause pain. After 3 days inside they said I should go home as had no reason for pain I said I was in agony still and someone must be able to find out why I was in such pain and was told no there is nothing anyone can do go home. I went home and put my pain problems in google it said trapped nerves in back. In the morning I booked myself in to a physio and within 30 seconds they said my back was in spasm and snapped my back in place. Why did the hospital not even have a clue I have spent 6 weeks in bad pain and 5 waisted days in hospital. You need to understand that pain can come from trapped nerves it could off saved lots off needed nhs funds and I would not have suffered in pain for weeks on end. Very disappointed with all involved. I had asked to be seen by pain management and they said I would have to be in pain for over 2 months and sent home and told to go back to gp. I said that was no good as the pain was to bad and would end up in A&E so glad that Google gave me the answer.

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Response from Stepping Hill Hospital

Thank you for taking the time to post your comments on the NHS Choices website.

I am sorry to hear of your experience and that you were in pain for some time without a diagnosis.

If you would like us to investigate your concerns further, please do not hesitate to contact me on 0161 419 4353 and we will look into this for you.

Kind regards

Patient and Customer Services Manager

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