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  1. Thread: Leg Pain

    by mixasu
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    Leg Pain

    Did anyone else experience severe leg pain after their surgery? My right leg has been feeling as if someone is stabbing it. It went away for about 2 weeks and then it reappeared about 4 days ago. ...
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    I'm one month post op. After speaking to the...

    I'm one month post op. After speaking to the surgeon last week, I cut my meds down to two 8 hour oxycodones. I take one in the morning and one before I go to bed. I get a shooting pain when I wake...
  3. Thread: out of breathe

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    That's great that your able to cut back on the...

    That's great that your able to cut back on the meds so much !! I'm still taking two oxycodones a day plus Oxycontins in between. My back feels so much better (3 weeks post op), but my legs are...
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    I might just shave my head!! By the time I'm...

    I might just shave my head!! By the time I'm allowed out, it will grow back, or atleast it feels like that hahaha

    It makes me feel much better to know that the hair loss isn't permanent. Since I...
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    3-4 months it falls out for ?! I'm really going...

    3-4 months it falls out for ?! I'm really going to be bald !! Hopefully mine does not last that long :( Has anyone's fallen out to the point that it was noticeable? Mine isn't noticeable yet, but...
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    My Hair is Falling Out !!

    I had my surgery on January 4 and everything is going even better than I thought it would. I've been walking around. I have a lot of energy. There is not much pain and I've been slowly decreasing...
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    Good luck with your surgery. You will do fine. ...

    Good luck with your surgery. You will do fine. If you have any questions, you can always ask me. Every time that I had a question, I put a post on this forum and everyone did an excellent job in...
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    Thanks for all the positive enforcement guys :) ...

    Thanks for all the positive enforcement guys :) You all are very encouraging.

    I'm not gonna lie. The first couple of days were so rough that I regretted doing this surgery. But after the third...
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    Surgery was Monday - Home today

    Hello everyone!!

    I just got home from my surgery about 3 hours ago. Everything went as scheduled expect for a really high heart that I deveoped. They hoped this would go down on its own after...
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    Seeing you respond so quickly makes me feel a...

    Seeing you respond so quickly makes me feel a little better about my surgery on Monday. Glad to see that you're doing well !!
  11. Thread: Heart Murmur

    by mixasu
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    Thanks everyone for your responses and good...

    Thanks everyone for your responses and good wishes =D

    I did not know how common the heart murmur was. I kind of thought that the doctors were just saying that to get me to take an extra test. ...
  12. Thread: Heart Murmur

    by mixasu
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    Heart Murmur

    Hey guys !! My surgery is one week from tomorrow. I went for my pre-op testing a couple of days ago. As if I wasn't nervous enough, they told me that I have a heart murmur which I never knew I...
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    I still have a few weeks before my surgery. Is...

    I still have a few weeks before my surgery. Is the scar that bad or does it blend in with the indent in your back?

    Either way, I can't wait to have that scar and not have my ribs sticking out !!...
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    Mines January 4!! Good luck grl :)

    Mines January 4!! Good luck grl :)
  15. Thread: Rib Hump

    by mixasu
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    Are you speaking of Time For Miracles that I...

    Are you speaking of Time For Miracles that I posted on my blog? If so, it's a beautiful song! The first time I heard it I almost cried. It reminded of Titanic, almost a bittersweet kind of song. ...
  16. I go to Dr. Errico and love him! My surgery is...

    I go to Dr. Errico and love him! My surgery is scheduled for Jan 4 so I will keep you posted on his methods. But, from what I see so far, he made me very confident in his care. I am a little older...
  17. Thread: Rib Hump

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    Thanks everyone for your responses! What do...

    Thanks everyone for your responses!

    What do you mean you lose your ability to twist? When you drive, are you still able to twist to see who's next to you? Are you still able to dance?
  18. Thread: Rib Hump

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    Rib Hump

    Another surgery question my family and I have been discussing:

    Does your rib hump go away after the surgery? If not, does it dramatically improve? I specifically asked my doctor if he is going to...
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    Is there any truth to the part that says the...

    Is there any truth to the part that says the curvature will return to it's original degrees? I don't see why we would be put under such a traumatic surgery if it was not permanent...
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    I don't know much about getting the surgery done...

    I don't know much about getting the surgery done at that age, but I do know about NYU Medical Center. Dr. Errico is my surgeon there and he was amazing!! I went to 4 surgeons until I found him and...
  21. Thread: straighter

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    I think that's a great question. I asked my...

    I think that's a great question. I asked my surgeon if I could belly dance after the surgery. Not that I belly dance, but I figured that would demonstrate a good range of motion. He said that I...
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    You guys keep saying deep breathing exercises is...

    You guys keep saying deep breathing exercises is going to help. Does this mean that I will have issues breathing after surgery?? I don't even do well in elevators b/c I feel like I'm going to run...
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    Thank you all for your posts!! The link Linda...

    Thank you all for your posts!! The link Linda sent had some great ideas. I would have never thought of chapstick. Any more tips would be real helpful... I would love to know how you guys calmed...
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    Scheduled Surgery

    Hey guyss !! I wrote a post last month saying that I was debating whether or not to get the surgery. After speaking to a bunch of different doctors and chiropractors, I have decided to get it. It's...
  25. Thread: 21 Years Old

    by mixasu
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    Hi Sarah!! Nice to meet you. That actually...

    Hi Sarah!!

    Nice to meet you. That actually makes me feel a lot better. How was the pain directly after surgery? That's pretty encouraging that you are able to do Yoga!! I love to dance and I...
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