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Is there a dr. in the house?!?!?!

Is there a dr in the P.A Area That treats Chiari Malformation,I live in Northampaton county.I need a dr that knows what he is doing,I had a seizer a year ago & never again that I knew of intil 1/9/09but this time I had so many back to back the night seemed like a dream.the closest hospital I was taking to,had no idea what Chiari Malformation is
And If It Can cause seizers,b4 I go to another dr with the newest list of problems is Chiari Causeing seizers or is there something else going wrong with me now.

                                                                                  Please Help,Eileen79
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Hi....I am in Lehigh County...pretty close.

It is possible to have seizures related to the chiari...it depends on the nerves affected by the herniation and CSF blockage.

The best place for u to go is TCI in NY.....I went to Philly nad Lehigh Valley Hosp.....the NS r not chiari specialists and that is what u need! Alot of us do need to travel to get the right dr.

There r orgs out there to help with travel....I've added links...to our health pages.If u read the welcome thread at the top of the forum....u will find the link. there is also a button on the top right hand of the screen.

The only dr in PA is out in Pittsburg....Dr Bejjani....5 hrs from here....the chiari insitute in NY is 2 hrs.

I hope u continue to post here....members r well informed and offer support!!

Welcome!
: )
"selma"
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