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624074 tn?1263873807

9 years post decompression symptoms started back 2years ago

Been a mem here since before my decomp July 09. I had 2 babies then, now I have 4. My stakes are so much higher now & so are my pain, & my symptoms. I’m not sure if I’m posting in the right place. Short story: my symptoms are back, but they say my MRI (only of head) isn’t showing ACM. My symptoms are so bad it’s like back to square 1! Not even able to walk w/o drop attacks. Anyone had symptoms return?
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620923 tn?1452915648
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Hi and welcome back..sorry you had yo come back with these issues returning.....I had surgery same year as you...and I am ok....I do not have four little ones to run after, and can only imagine if I did....I know the more I do the worse I can feel, but I also know my issues/symptoms may be due to other related conditions I have.....I also have tethered cord, EDS, CCI,....to name a few and I know they can cause many of the same symptoms as Chiari.

I do not remember what your background was concerning related conditions.....

Drop attacks to me signal a CSF obstruction.....you may have developed a syrinx so a MRI of cervical spine, thoracic and lumbar should be done to see why you are having drop attacks.....I had those prior to surgery and none since.

Congrats on having two more babies <3
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