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By angelRN
I have been suffering from severe, posterior neck pain and migraines (or so I thought) for about a 3 months (constant...
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By selmaSBlank Blank
Hi all, for those that are new to Chiari and may not be aware and for those that have the memory of a light that sti...
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By Jennyfoo Blank
Ugh! He was very nice, spent over 1/2 hour with me, after his FNP spent 1/2 hour with me too. Basically, he said he d...
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selmaSBlankSep 09
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By J4cob99
I already know i have chiari since a long time ago my symptoms had pretty much gone until recently ive had some of my...
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selmaSBlankSep 09
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By angelRN
Hi all, I've been referred to a Dr. Philip Theodosopoulos, neurosurgeon specializing in CMI, at UCSF. In look...
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By KYKY84 Blank
HI, I was diagnosed and treated for epilepsy when i was 14 months old all the way to the age of 17 which at that time...
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By baccalynnwv
I made spaghetti and bread sticks for dinner. At the same time I was reading on the site about retroflexed odontoid. ...
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By Wyssa
Hi everyone! So I'm looking at going to the Chiari Institute for help. My symptoms have worsened over the past few we...
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By LoriVA
This is a long and complicated question. So, in October of 2012 at the urging of a new neurosurgeon up at Hopkins I ...
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By rosedawn
Hi all. I am almost 3 years post decompression surgery on a 30 mm herniation Chiari. In general, I did not recover we...
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By HeloiseOS
Hi I was wondering if there were any Chiari malformation specialists in Cork or near? I don't know where to find them...
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By disasterfullbeauty
Hung upside down the other day and got the worst immediate head ache I could hardly move my neck in an up and down mo...
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By Allisonw2001
Hi! I was wondering if some of you could help me. I started fainting and having lightheadedness and dizziness 3 yea...
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By AZHR
Wondered if anyone else felt the need to support their neck with their hand? This is not constant, just in certain p...
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By Jls12 Blank
Looking to know of others in Ottawa Ontario Canada who have been diagnosed and have had surgery. Any information ap...
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By evanderyac
I had a craniotomy done two months ago and a week ago, i was fine but this past sunday night i started getting a head...
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By Jm_smalformedbrain Blank
Hi! I was diagnosed on December 20th of 2013 with C1 malformation. My Neuro called and said, "we didn't find a tumor....
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selmaSBlankSep 03
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By selmaSBlank
HI all please wear your purple tomorrow Sept 3rd to show awareness for Chiari and support our friend as she heads in ...
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By 0224
How do you tested for these other syndromes, and what kind of doctor would test for those?
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By butbo
I have an arachnoid cyst on the posterior fossa, degenerative discs in my cervical spine. Sleep apnea. I have had a...
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