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Hi. I had Chiari Malformation in 2008. I had no syrinx at the time. I had decompression surgery. Now, I have two small syrinx and pro...
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  sebrina70,    selmaS ,    sebrina70,    selmaS ,    sebrina70
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Hi ALL...Please wear your Purple on June 15th, to help gain awareness and show support as our new friend heads in for surgery. Sendin...
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  selmaS ,    ShortyC17,    selmaS ,    ShortyC17,    selmaS
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Okay, so I have Chiari type 1 which for most of my life (I'm only 17) was asymptomatic (besides a few things). This past year though it h...
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  lasel22,    ShortyC17,    SC_Chiari2009,    selmaS
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Hi everyone :) I was diagnosed with Chiari back in August after getting a series of scans to address severe recurring migraines and numbn...
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8170270 tn?1413848935
Just wanted to see if anyone has had a similar experience if so what was your method of treatment? I had decompression surgery in 2014...
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  garyan,    selmaS
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Hi, I'm having symptoms very similar to those I see described for Chiari Malformation and as I look back at my symptoms over the past 20-...
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  selmaS
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I am forming a pet theory and I was wondering if anyone could relate. Since Chiarians have pressure in the back of their head when they ...
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  selmaS
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I have Chiari 1.. I haven't had surgery. I was aslo told that I have degenerative disc disease in my neck that the dr thinks i s caused ...
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  selmaS ,    selmaS ,    mrscmuzik,    mrscmuzik,    mrscmuzik
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I was just diagnosed with a 4mm Chiari. I have complained about symptoms to my primary physician for years. I saw this forum, and thank...
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Hi guys hope someone can advise. Last year I had a second operation on tethering in lower lumbar area . 4 weeks after surgery I start...
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  selmaS
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I've been told by my doctor that a craniocervical fusion could help improve my symptoms. For those of you out there who have had the fusi...
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  selmaS
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I'm having foramen magnum decompression surgery on 6/30. I've seen a lot of people post that the pain afterwards is unbearable. Will I be...
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  lasel22,    selmaS
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I am a 35yo female just officially diagnosed with a symtomatic Chiari 1 malformation. It was 3mm a year and a half ago and is now 6mm. I ...
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  selmaS
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I noticed my pills I normally take with no problems are now getting stuck in my throat. Just this last couple months food is starting to...
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  selmaS
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Hello I had severe pressure headaches, balance problems an dizziness for as long as I can remember, always having the feeling that somth...
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  selmaS ,    Fally2016,    selmaS ,    Fally2016,    Fally2016
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Not to make this long, I got benign tonsillar ectopia, and a cervical herniated disc in my neck, now when I sneeze, I got sho...
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  selmaS
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HI all please wear your purple on June 14th as our friend heads in for surgery to show support and help gain awareness for this condition...
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  selmaS ,    KerriC1,    ShortyC17,    selmaS
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hi i have an appointment to see a neurologist at James Cook hospital Middlesbrough. Has anyone had any experience of the doctors here cer...
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  Tinks2011,    selmaS ,    Tinks2011,    selmaS
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I haven't been real active or active at all on this list for far too long. Mostly due to other health issues and perhaps just life. H...
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  selmaS ,    ChiariWolf,    selmaS ,    ChiariWolf,    selmaS
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You know I asked if anyone uses MMJ for pain - Well I got my MMJ license and here are my thoughts. There is a difference in the edible...
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  selmaS ,    ChiariWolf
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