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Started by nannycar on 09/30/2011 6:14pm

I was diagnoised, with AA, many years ago [ 1982 ] I have had 3 fusions, 3 rods + 4 hartshill triangles , inserted in my spine , also it was dischargeing a fluid for aprox 2 years , A nurse came out to me every day to change the dressing, then i was sent to a Plastic Surgeon, he put skin over the place that was leaking, to this day u can see the circle were he put the skin , every so often it seems as if it is filling up, and i get pain from it ,A consultent put anasetic in and i think he withdrew some fluid out, he told me that my GP could do it for me,In jan 82 i fell down my stairs in my home,i did a lot of damage to my spine, I was given a Mylogram, myodil was used, and I no now that it rots the nerves down the spine, for many years i was given pain killers, but erlier this year i was given gabapentin, It was a on caller Doc that came out to me, he said it is not a pain killer it is for the nerve endings,, It has helped, but to night for the first time since my fall i had broken my shoulder and my clevical, it has never bothersd me,untill tonite, the pain that came from it made me cry, in not soft, but I couldnt understand after all these years why that should give me so much pain ,it lasted about 1 hour, I have taken 2 Naproxen tablets 250 gr each, they must have worked because the pain has gone,I am sorry to have gone on like this, but when i have gone to my Doctor,s a different 1,they have never heard about AA, can you please tell me who is the best sort of consultent to go and see about my condition,yours sincerly Jean Chambers, x

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I would but I have never heard of AA. what does it stand for.
I hope you get to feeling better, your on a good site though for some information and to just talk if need be. I hope you find what you need to help you through it.
Joey

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JEAN, CAN U TELL ME WHERE U HAD THE FUSIONS DONE. WAS IT IN UR CERVICAL SPINE AREA? I HAD A C5-C6 SPINAL DISCECTOMY BACK IN '06 (ACD & F). I HAVE DONE NOTHING BUT SUFFER AND MY DOCTOR WON'T DO ANYTHING @ IT. HE TOLD ME TWO MONTHS AFTER I HAD MY SURGERY, WHEN I WENT IN TO SEE HIM THAT WHERE MY PAIN WAS LOCATED INDICATED THAT IT WAS MY C5.....MY C5? THAT IS WHERE HE DONE MY SURGERY. WHY WOULD I BE HURTING THERE? I HAVE BEEN BACK TO HIM MULTIPLE TIMES, BUT NOTHING. HE SENT ME TO SEE A SO CALLED "GOOD" NEUROLOGIST THAT IMPLIED THAT I MIGHT HAVE A "PROSTATE PROBLEM"....DO U BELIEVE THE NERVE OF A DOCTOR TELLING A WOMAN THAT? THEY DON'T CARE...THEY JUST DON'T CARE ANYMORE AND I AM TIRED OF IT.
I GOT STUCK IN MY BACK TOO WITH A EPIDURAL STERIOD INJECTION THAT I FEEL HAS CAUSED ME TO HAVE AA AND I CAN RELATE TO WHAT U SAID COMPLETELY, BUT I STILL FEEL THAT SINCE MY NECK HURTS ALL THE TIME, THAT IT HAS TO BE MY SURGERY OF THE ACD & F, SINCE IT STAYS NUMB, IT SWELLS UP AROUND THE SURGERY AREA AND I DO HAVE A PLACE WHERE THEY SOWED ME UP THAT HAS A HOLE TOO. IT DOES LEAK SOME KIND OF FLUID AND IT SEEMS TO BE INFECTION, BUT I DON'T KNOW WHAT TO DO EITHER. THEY WON'T LISTEN TO US AND WE DO KNOW OUR BODIES.
I SURE HOPE U GET THE HELP U NEED AND WHERE ARE U? ARE U ANYWHERE CLOSE TO MEMPHIS,TN OR ARKANSAS. WE HAVE GOT TO STAND TOGETHER, I GUESS. WE SURE AREN'T GETTING ANYWHERE ALONE. GOD BLESS ALWAYS AND I HOPE U FIND RELIEF SOON. CONTACT ME IF U DO LIVE CLOSE AND WE CAN TALK MORE.
MAYBE WE CAN TALK ON THE PHONE AND GET A REAL IDEA OF WHAT EACH OTHER IS GOING THROUGH..K? TAKE CARE AND GET BACK TO ME. I CAN'T WAIT TO HEAR FROM U.:)))<3 KAREN

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