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ANTERIOR C3-C7

I recently had anterior cervical discestomy C3-C7  w/fusion.
My question is their some sort of limit of patients receiving IV Fluid after surgery? Due to extensive swelling in my throat and dehydration I was in the hospital 3 and1/2 days.I only received two bags of IV fluids while being in the hospital and asked for additional IV fluids around 9 pm second night but was refused. The flowing day the hospital doctor stated the only thing he could do for me was insert a feeding tube down my throat and keep me in the hospital through the following week.  The entire time I was there I had a very difficult time sipping water of chewing ice and trying to swallow it. It was taking all day just to try and get 2.5 oz of water down without choking.
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  Hi and welcome to the Spinal cord C/D forum.

I am sorry I really do not know an answer to ur question....this is a support forum, and we r not medical professionals....but, there are some expert forums u may want to try and ask this question.....http://www.medhelp.org/forums/list

How r u doing now? I pray u r feeling better....
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