Chiari Malformation Community
After Chiari decompression surgery
About This Community:

This patient support community is for discussions relating to Chiari Malformation and Living with Chiari Malformation.

Font Size:
A
A
A
Background:
Blank
Blank
Blank
Blank Blank

After Chiari decompression surgery

I had decompression surgery on Dec. 13th and everything went fine but I am still experiencing severe headaches - is anyone else still having headaches or can anyone tell me how they are feeling or what they have felt after their surgery.  I am taking advil several times a day but that doesn't seem to help at all.  
Related Discussions
2 Comments Post a Comment
Blank
620923_tn?1426651955
Hi and welcome to the Chiari forum.

I am so sorry u r having sever HA's still....what meds r u on?U could have a reaction to meds as well.

DO the HA's change with position?..r they worse when u sit or stand? r they better when u lie down? If so, u may have a CSF leak....try to drink plenty of fluids H2o and lie flat for a few days and see if it helps.

U also could have a reaction to a patch...do u know if u had one placed?...if so what type?

Last some develop a CSF buildup after surgery...there is no indication as to y this happens to some and not others, but could be the reason...r they HA's or pressure?

sorry so many questions...

Have u told ur dr about these HA's?..if not u need to.

"selma"

Blank
Avatar_f_tn
For a couple months after your surgery you will get severe headaches. I had mine March 9th 2010. And I have severe headaches for about two months, but it paid off because I'm much better now...You just had brain surgery. It won't feel better right away. But don't give up. Relief is on its way.
Blank
Post a Comment
To
MedHelp Health Answers
Recent Activity
Avatar_n_tn
Blank
Infowars commented on The Turbinates: What ...
May 28
Avatar_f_tn
Blank
01458 added the Anxiety/Panic Tracker
May 25
Avatar_f_tn
Blank
Turbinate commented on The Turbinates: What ...
May 20
Chiari Malformation Community Resources
RSS Expert Activity
233488_tn?1310696703
Blank
Marathon Running Done Over Many Yea...
May 21 by John C Hagan III, MD, FACS, FAAOBlank
233488_tn?1310696703
Blank
New Article on Multifocal IOL vs &q...
May 21 by John C Hagan III, MD, FACS, FAAOBlank
748543_tn?1371753642
Blank
TMJ/TMJ The Connection Between Teet...
Jan 27 by Hamidreza Nassery , DMD, FICOI, FAGDBlank