Can you sue a physician for causing a pain pill addiction?

Question Details:

I had a gall bladder attack; a severe one. The surgeon said I needed surgery immediately. The problem was that I didn't have $10,000 up front for the operation so she medicated me for 2 years on Percocet. Inow have cyclic nausea and vomiting. While I was on the pain killer, I had 2 bowel obstructions. She finallydid the surgery. Should I speak with a medical malpractice attorney? 

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