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    Seroma

    Hi Gayle,
    I had the exact same thought but have been assured doing a kypho on a fused spine can be done. That's not really the issue now that the diagnosis has changed. I'm a little concerned that...
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    Seroma anyone?

    What a bizarre few weeks. Susan, I took your advice and called my surgeon, and that turned into a frustrating mess. Long story short, they won't do anything or make any suggestions unless I make an...
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    5 weeks later......

    Hello all. Here I am again, looking for advice. Since my fall, I've had x-rays taken (negative for any problems) and CT scans on Friday. The CT shows a fracture at T-11. I am fused T-4 - S-1. Has...
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    Jackie, thank you for the well wishes. ...

    Jackie, thank you for the well wishes.

    Dixiesmommie, I hope and pray your bone scan shows everything is perfect. Keep us posted.

    Ed, thank you for your response. I've always appreciated you...
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    Thank you, Linda! Your response gives me a degree...

    Thank you, Linda! Your response gives me a degree of comfort that it's difficult to do any real harm. I will definitely have it checked out to make sure all is well.
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    Took a spill-looking for advice

    Hello all. It's been a very long time since I was on the forum, life got a little more insane than usual. I need good, solid information so I came to the best place I know with the best people in the...
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    Good afternoon all, I was able to see my surgeon...

    Good afternoon all,
    I was able to see my surgeon last Friday instead of tomorrow so my constant calling his office for cancellations paid off! Bless their hearts, the office staff is very patient...
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    Melissa, I have been following your journey and,...

    Melissa,
    I have been following your journey and, as difficult as the pain is right now, you are at least on the recovery side of surgery. I will continue to keep you in my thoughts and hope your...
  9. Hi Chris, First, please know you will be in my...

    Hi Chris,
    First, please know you will be in my thoughts and prayers September 5.

    There is no better place in this world to vent than here. Everyone on this forum understands the pain and...
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    Another Question

    Well, I've heard that laughter is the best medicine! But every time I laugh really hard, it makes my back hurt more. I'm such a freak.

    Here's another question for anyone that might come across...
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    Hope I made you smile!

    Susan,
    I hope it gave you a chuckle. I try to throw in a comment or two that hopefully make people smile. Life can get pretty serious and it's so important to laugh every now and again.

    I thank...
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    Thanks!

    Thank you for the responses. It's so incredibly comforting to know I'm not alone (even though I hate like crazy that others are in pain!) and someone understands.

    I too love and appreciate this...
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    2 year post revision pain

    Hello all,
    I haven't posted in quite a while, but I check in often. I'm searching for anyone that may have had a similar experience to what I'm dealing with. I'm 2 years post revision surgery. I...
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    Hello Christyne, I'm so sorry you are having...

    Hello Christyne,
    I'm so sorry you are having diffuculties. Our situations are similar yet a little different. In 2008 I had my first surgery to correct and stabilize by scoliosis curves. I had hit...
  15. Sticky: I'm back......again

    Hi everyone. I'm nearing my 2 year post op anniversary and thought I'd give a brief update (see above post dated 2-06-12). I had a visit with my surgeon at about my 15 month post op mark (September...
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    Thank you ladies for your input. I have had a...

    Thank you ladies for your input. I have had a couple of semi-loud pops (audible to others in my livingroom) and they hurt, but they did not put me on my knees with pain. Gayle, I was somewhat...
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    Hardware Removal?

    Hello all--
    Since I last posted, I have had a CT scan done on my thoracic and lumbar spine, hoping to find the cause of all the pain I still have. It's your basic good news/bad news situation. The...
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    Having idle time on my hands is such a bad thing!...

    Having idle time on my hands is such a bad thing! It gives me time to think and ponder, ponder and think, then I just flat worry.

    In reading other threads regarding problems after a revision, it...
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    Thanks!

    Thanks, Susan. I've heard of numerous people needing 3 ,4 or even 5 surgeries to get to where they need to be, I just never imagined I would be one of those people. My life has been quite odinary...
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    Pam, I wish I had a magic potion recipe or at...

    Pam,
    I wish I had a magic potion recipe or at least some helpful information, unfortunately I do not. I do however have an abundance of empathy and understanding. I've had minor bouts of sciatic...
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    Thank you everyone!

    Thank you to all for your replies. It's amazing what a kind word or a little sympathy will do for my disposition!

    Janet, you are thinking of Dr. Shelokov from Baylor. Apparently he was an amazing...
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    Revision after a revision???

    Hello everyone! I haven't posted in quite a while, but I lurk around to check on everybody from time to time. I need a little input, if you don't mind.

    I had revision surgery June 27, 2011, and I...
  23. Sticky: A little of both

    Hello everyone! I was diagnosed with mild scoliosis at 13 years old. I had no pain or issues (really never gave it much thought) until my mid-thirties when I hit pre-menopause. My curves began...
  24. Thread: Help?

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    Thank you all so much for responding! It feels...

    Thank you all so much for responding! It feels nice just knowing there are people out there that have been through it, or something like it, know the particulars, AND CARE!! This is an amazingly...
  25. Thread: Help?

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    Help?

    Iím not exactly sure why Iím posting now, I think I just need to feel Iím connecting with people that truly understand whatís happening. I hope you all wonít mind indulging me while I bring everyone...
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