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Hello All, I am a 40 year old male that has had two back surgeries. First Surgery February 2014 Lumbar Spine Posterior Discectomy Micro-discectomy on L4 & L5. Surgery failed no improvement. My Second surgery March 2015 Anterior lumba...
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I am asking this question on behalf of my father. He is a 63 year old with Diabetes and High Blood Pressure. For the past 5 days he has a stiff neck and severe pain in the middle of his back radiating up to his shoulders and down to his ...
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I have suffered with low back pain for a little over 3 years. For the past few weeks/months my neck has been bothering me. The pain in my neck feels like a nerve is aggravated and sometimes the pain is serve but isn't constant like my lo...
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Mom fell against her doorway. She said to breath it hurt. She did this a couple of weeks while I was away. There was no bruises. I had people check. She has a stroke about 4 years ago and they cleaned her carotid. I looked at today ...
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I wake every morning with horrible pain in lower back (kidney area) that radiates to the front of stomach (rib area). I have had battery of tests and found nothing. I am only able to sleep 5-6 hours before pain wakes me, also unable to...
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Hi I'm new on here. Have tendency to a bad back. Since Sat I've had severe pain in left buttock and lower back Now on cocodamal and naproxen. Still have pain although bit better. Off work .anyone have similar experience and does anyone ...
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Hello. I was diagnosed with three herniated discs (almost a year ago). I have had three separate PT's tell me that my MRI does not look that bad, but I have been in really bad pain. The pain started in both legs. It felt like I had t...
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For about 6 weeks I have been experiencing mid back pain when I wake up in the morning. The pain is so bad, I cannot go back to sleep, and NO position change helps. I must get out of bed and start walking around or sit in a chair for t...
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I have been having back/stomach pain that starts very early morning, I have read others on this website who have had the same thing, it only comes after laying down for a few hours, it wakes me every morning before I've had a full nights...
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I had a microdiscectomy in 2008 on my L5 disc then April 2015 I had a bulging disc on L4/L5 with which I has numbness on lower left calf and afoot, following surgery the numbness is still there on leg with freezing cold foot and muscles...
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How long after a discectomy (herniation between L4 and L5) will it take for severe hip pain to resolve?
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Hi ! 2 weeks ago i've seen my doc about an intense lower back pain that come and in intensity but donT dissapeer completly. He ask me to bend forwark, made marlks on my back and told me that the result of this test isn't normal. He aa...
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It says, " L3-4 mild facet hypertrophy" L4-5 Mild facet hypertrophy L5-S1 Facet Hypertrophy is there a difference between it saying mild and just Facet Hypertrophy? Is this why my lower back even hurts? Their conclusion is "Mild Deg...
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Hello All, I`m new to this forum and I`m hoping someone here can provide me with some support. In 2013, I was in a car accident that almost ended my life. Here are the injuries I sustained: Fractured Neck Bones: C6 and C7 Compress...
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How many Artificial Disk can they put in your neck.
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I have recently been prescribed adderall for narcolepsy. I take one 10mg pill, twice a day. I also have occasional problems with neck and back pain. I was prescribed hydrocodone to take as needed months before getting the adderall. I am ...
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Hello, My 12 year old's MRI report shows the following: 1. Mild bulging disc in L2-3, L3-4, L4-5, L5-S1. 2. L3-4 shows mild to stenosis of the right neural foramen. 3. Partially evaluated ill-defined hyperintense T2 signal me...
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Hello, I have noticed a lump on the back of my neck. It is only on the left side. It is in the area circled in the attached pic. It is scary and i really just want too know if there is a chance it could be nothing to worry about. I had a...
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I had a c1 c2 fusion done 6 weeks ago and just started to get out of the hard collar at home. They did a bone graft from my hip and when I turn my neck it makes a grinding noise. I had a xray at 4 weeks and it showed the fusion was tak...
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I had a L5/S1 fusion end if Oct and now have a loose screw, the doc gave me a bone stimulator device to use 2 hours a day. I can't fine much about them and if they really work on line, anyone ever use one and did it work? Or how long doe...
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