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    Jackie, Iím not on here often, but just happened...

    Jackie, Iím not on here often, but just happened to see your post about your bad luck. I feel so bad you have to do another major surgery. Iív been through many surgeries. Iím like you, as I had...
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    Hi Susan, Sorry to hear of yet another...

    Hi Susan,
    Sorry to hear of yet another problem and the pain that youíre having!! I can understand why youíre a little apprehensive about yet another surgery, even though itís only an hour long....
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    Hi, I havnít been on here in a while. But today I...

    Hi, I havnít been on here in a while. But today I got on and saw your post Susan. Did the pressure get any better. I am having the same kind of pressure right now. I feel like it is going to fly out...
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    I am one that has had several revision surgeries...

    I am one that has had several revision surgeries because I didn't fuse.I had my share of falls too. But Dr. Lenke and Dr. Gupta always say it's the non- fusing that breaks the rods!! I don't know why...
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    Hi Susan, I have a question about CRPS~~ what are...

    Hi Susan, I have a question about CRPS~~ what are your symptoms? I know pain for sure, but Is it all over your body? You always seem to be able to put a smile on my face , while telling us about a...
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    OMG!!! I guess you are deffinatley allergic to...

    OMG!!! I guess you are deffinatley allergic to opioids!!! I'm glad you found an effective medication. Glad they were diligent in finding something to help you. You've certainly had your share of...
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    Hi Jackie, I'm so sorry to see you have yet...

    Hi Jackie, I'm so sorry to see you have yet another problem to deal with. It seems that some of us can't stay out of the Drs. Office!! I was wondering why you are not a candidate for opioids...
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    Hi Karen, I'm glad it's not necrosis, but...

    Hi Karen, I'm glad it's not necrosis, but osteoarthritis can cause pain too can't it? Although the said it's mild. So is it that the S1 joints radiating over to the hips, or could it be the iliac...
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    Susan, Thanks so much for the suggestions...

    Susan,
    Thanks so much for the suggestions for fluid retention. It's getting a lot better, but not completely gone. I'v never had it like this ever!!! Ten lbs. of extra fluid is a lot. It is...
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    Thanks Karen!! I am doing alright with the...

    Thanks Karen!! I am doing alright with the exception I am extremely tired and weak. But I think it all has to do with the recovery. If it continues I will see my Dr. in case I need some more blood or...
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    Karen, I'v notice this time that my hips are...

    Karen,
    I'v notice this time that my hips are really sore when I walk. I haven't had the pain and pressure there before. Hope it goes away. You are certainly one tough lady. Although I know the...
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    Dr. Gupta told my husband after the surgery he...

    Dr. Gupta told my husband after the surgery he went with quarter inch stainless steel because it is stronger than the smaller titanium rods. But I din't know how thick the titanium I had was. I just...
  13. Hi, boy I can attests to all of the above!!! I am...

    Hi, boy I can attests to all of the above!!! I am older than you by ten years, but I started having knee problems a couple years ago, and I'm positive that my condition has contributed to this. It...
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    Thanks Ed for your support. I wanted to give you...

    Thanks Ed for your support. I wanted to give you an update. My legs are better. My left foot still isswelled. I sleep with my feet elevated every night, but I guess it just takes time. Today was a...
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    One more surgery behind me!!!!!

    Hi all,
    I am home from St. Louis and recovering( once again)!!!!! Dr. Gupta took all the old equipment out ( titanium) and replaced it with stainless steel. He went posterior, T/4 to sacrum, with...
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    . Thanks Ed for that great description of ICU. I...

    . Thanks Ed for that great description of ICU. I doesn't sound so scary explaining it the way you do. (Smiles)You know, you'd think with all the surgeries I'v been through, I wouldn't be so nervous...
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    Once again, thanks Susan! It makes so much sense...

    Once again, thanks Susan! It makes so much sense when you say it. It's nice to find comfort with people that are so darn understanding, having gone through so much themselves. I sure hope you are...
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    Back from pre-op~~

    Thanks Ed, Karen and Susan for your support!! I just got back from my pre-op in St. Louis with Dr. Gupta. He said that, because of the length of the surgery, that he may do it in two parts. (all...
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    Revision surgery coming up!!

    Hi all, it's been quite some time since I'v been on here. I had my neck fixed a a year ago, and now I'm getting ready to go back to St.Louis to fix my back(AGAIN!!!!). My neck is fused from C2 to T1....
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    Ed, I am six months out and I hope it gets lots...

    Ed, I am six months out and I hope it gets lots better than it is. My muscles are so tight it is uncomfortable. Muscle spasms are painful and often. So I see Gupta this next Tues. and plan on asking...
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    Barns and Jewish Hospital

    Hi tae_tap,
    I just thought I would drop in and tell you I sympathize you about your stay at the Barns and Jewish Hospital. I was in that hospital in May when I had my neck surgery. I was there...
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    Thanks ~glad to hear they are coming along...

    Thanks ~glad to hear they are coming along alright. Linda
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    Injured Knee cap~~

    Hi Melissa,
    I have a new problem added to my already broken rods. I damaged my knee cap from a fall. I haven't had it xrayed, as I kept thinking it would get better( it happened a month ago.)...
  24. Thanks Susan for that great advice for my next...

    Thanks Susan for that great advice for my next surgery. I also had trouble with them keeping my pain under control. I think if they would have done the same thing and looked at previous surgeries...
  25. Roher, excuse me if I should know this,, have you...

    Roher, excuse me if I should know this,, have you had any spinal surgeries? Would this be your first? The Mayo Clinic is a teaching hospital, and from what I'v read and researched, they are the best...
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