Hi and welcome to the GERD forum.
May I ask, have you been seen by a GI specialist or your GP?
You mentioned meds you were on, but have not mentioned if you were directed to modify diet and lifestyle along with the meds???
Hi and welcome to the GERD forum
Seek medical help as there is no way we can "tell" what is going on from a description and a Dr can not either.....testing needs to be done.
Let us know what you find out
Having or not having a syrinx is not how it is determined to have surgery...Yes those with one will more likely be told surgery is the best option.
For those with an obstructed CSF flow....but no syrinx we are told surgery will help prevent the formation of a syrinx....a syrinx can form anywhere in the spine....Drs not well informed on Chiari do not loo...
Hi...I agree with what you have said...yes Chiari can worsen especially if we do not listen to our body's and push thru pain. I too tried that and it only got worse for me too.
We do have some names of Drs in Georgia....BUT this is not a referral nor an endorsement for those listed...Please research ALL Drs b4 going to see them...and visit a few ...
Hi and welcome to the Chiari forum.
A prayer thread will be posted for you....May I ask how you came to have testing if you didn't have many symptoms?
And did they rule out ALL related conditions?
Wishing you all the best <3
Hi...yes, and it can be due to two different things Chiarians can get/have.
One is your ribs may be sublexing out of place and for me it can happen if I turn a certain way, laugh etc....and it can be very painful....
The other which could be more likely since yours seems to linger longer then a subluxtion....Costochondritis is a painful condition ...
I am glad you were able to follow that...my NS used that as a way to explain mine....the bone i not all the way round to the brain stem, but it caused the area to be tighter ...even tho my herniation was considered by most to be small...4mm and 6mm.....due to the obstruction with the aid of the RO, I was scheduled for surgery....
So many Drs do not lo...
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