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Has anyone got Dr.Rosner's email address? I have his phone number, but as I am in Australia, the time difference is a pain. So I am wanti...
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Hi! Two years ago I was diagnosed with a Prolactinoma (tumor on my pituitary). In doing the second MRI during the course of treatment f...
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  selmaS ,    Bellascatz1
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Hi everyone! I was diagnosed with Chiari in April 2015 and underwent surgery in July 2015. I had a decompression, laminectomy, and dur...
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  selmaS ,    Lindskea,    selmaS ,    Lindskea,    selmaS
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I had my decompression surgery about two months ago, and I have been noticing that there is a noticeable indent where the bone reduction ...
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  selmaS ,    Lidiaggl,    selmaS ,    Lidiaggl,    selmaS
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I was diagnosed 2 yrs ago with chiari malformation type 1 from a car accident I was in where an 88 year old man hit me going 55 mph while...
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  selmaS
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Hello everyone I've been suffering for a little over 2 years my neck gets really sore off and on I deal with this constant head pressure ...
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  selmaS ,    Stroud5393,    Stroud5393
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I am almost 5 years post op and in the past 2 weeks or so I have been experiencing such a pressure and squeezing pain in the back of my h...
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  selmaS
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I had my surgery April 13th of this year with a follow up surgery May 6th due to the incision not closing. About 3 weeks or so ago I bega...
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  Lindskea,    selmaS
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Hi everyone, I just wanted to see what everyone's average recovery time was after surgery to at least feel back up to par to manage goin...
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  Michelledawn0507,    selmaS ,    Michelle_Love,    PatriciaMalloy,    selmaS
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I am looking for a Chiari Malformation specialist in Illinois. Thanks in advance!
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  Melinda_79,    selmaS
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I had surgery 2 years ago in November 2008, I am still having issues and still seeing the neurologist. I can not sit for very long nor ca...
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  selmaS ,    Jeff422004
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I have been diagnosed with a chiari according to my gp, but the ns stated that the spinal fluid is not being blocked, so no need to see m...
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  skrowe,    selmaS ,    Mechelle45,    Mechelle45,    MillaLT
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So my question is kind of in response to my own troubles with finding a Dx. I know for a fact something is wrong on my MRIs. It is obvio...
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  skrowe,    selmaS ,    skrowe,    selmaS ,    skrowe
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Please help me, if you can? Chiari malformation: how can I help these symptoms? Right now: I have bad neck muscle spasms, dizziness, a...
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  selmaS ,    Michelle_Love,    selmaS ,    Michelle_Love,    selmaS
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Can someone tell me what cranial instability is? Is it related to chiari?
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  selmaS ,    GallyLi
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Hello everyone and thank you in advance. I was diagnosed and underwent decompression surgery for Chiari I four years ago. I'd been diagn...
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  selmaS ,    MillaLT,    selmaS
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Have any of you had any experience with minimally invasive decompression surgery? I am not sure if it is as successful in relieving sympt...
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  selmaS ,    PRTCandii
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Hi there...I have had vertigo for several months now and the doctors cannot explain medically why this is happening to me. An MRI shows ...
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  lasel22,    selmaS ,    Pkath,    Michelle_Love,    Pkath
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Hi I have a Chiari malformation and have not had decompression surgery. I recently was put on blood thinners for a pulmonary embolism and...
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  selmaS
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Hello I just fount out I have chiari malformation and my cerebral is herniated by 5 mm ?
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  selmaS ,    Korinick1122,    selmaS ,    Michelle_Love
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