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Hey I am just looking for more information on CM.  I am a 21 year old man..  I am curntly in Iraq.  I just found out that my mom is awaiting results to tell here if she has CM..  I am just looking for any kind of Info I can get..  
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620923 tn?1452915648
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Hi Steveo.....chiari is described as a herniation of the cerebral tonsils protruding down onto the spine...the drs will usually do an MRI of the brain and inform u of the lenght of herniation.....mine is 6mm.....everyone is different as to the symptoms they have.To understand this better there is a poem in  my journal...if u click on my name it'll take u to my profile page...u will see the post. Also for more info on chiari see the health pages to the right of the screen.
U will also understand by reading the posts here of others some have had surgery, some have not.
Also try the web site for ASAP d o t o r g . And the chiari institute...google the name.....

If u have any other questions do not hesitate to ask......

Good luck
Godspeed
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Selma, my name is Sandra (rosebud3), Then you for addressing my son's (Steveo0621) concerns with gentleness and sensitivity.  I read the poem that you told my son about.  It was enlightening and so very true on so many levels.  I still do not have my results from my recent MRI.  I have a Drs. appt tomorrow if he doesn't call me before then. Wish me luck.
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620923 tn?1452915648
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Luck....and blessings and what ever the results...please let me know!!


"selma"
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Hi Steven, This is Aunt Lorraine (lor124) Thank you for finding us this site! There are so many wonderful people here with so much info!!!! I was diagnosed with CM1 and I knew your mom was having similar symptoms as well. I'm glad she went to get her MRI like I suggested. You have 2 more uncles that may have it as well. I have only heard of one other family with multiple members with this disease. I hope they don't because this is living hell.
I hope all is well with you in Iraq ...stay safe I love you and think of you often
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It was no problem anything I can do to help...
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Just send us your love and STAY SAFE!!!!! When do you get to come home??
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