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Living after anterior cervical discectomy

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Does recovery time after anterior cervical discectomy and fusion take long?

I am considering surgery for my cervical osteoarthritis . I have been to a pain clinic and have ... a surgeon last week. He is recommended the anterior approach, with a graft from my hip, and spinal fusion ...
 

What causes heaviness in arms and legs when diagnosed with anterior cervical discectomy?

Hello, little history I have had an anterior cervical discectomy(2) with fusion(4,5,6). in 2010.. I .... When I stop the fingers and hands swell turn white and itchy tingly then after a bit red and itchy ...
 

What causes frequent urination with weak urine stream after a cervical discectomy?

admitted for anterior cervical discectomy and fusion surgery, or ACDF yesterday. I was discharged ...
 

What causes pain in penis upon erection post cervical discectomy?

do not no if this a side from surgery i had in July of 2014. ANTERIOR CERVICAL DISKECTOMY & FUSION My penis when erect goes into 90% angle and hurts please advice. thank you ...
 

What causes back and shoulder pain after a cervical discectomy?

My husband had cervical discectomy 5 days ago. He felt good the first few days, now he s complaining of pain in his back, shoulders, neck, and back. He ll be seeing his doctor soon, but he s so ...
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What causes severe pain after anterior cervical discectomy fusion surgery?

I had a Anterial Cervical Discectomy Fusion with a very large bone spur removed from the nerve. I had horrible nerve pain before the bone spur was removed and now after surgery I still have the pain ...
 

What causes dizziness after cervical discectomy?

I just had anterior cervical discectomy w a fusion of c5 and c6. Surgery was July 14. My problem ... from the fusion could take up to 4 monhs. The dizziness happens when i stand up after sitting ...
 

What causes intermittent pain on the upper back and arms after having Cervical Discectomy and Anterior fusion (C6)?

seriously??? I am 6 weeks post Cervical Discectomy and Anterior fusion (C6). I have intermittent pain/discomfort across my upper back and down my arms. It is getting worse week by week. I have lost ...
 

Do I require surgery to cure bulging disc after having Anterior cervical discectomy and fusion?

I got an ACDF for my c5 c6 on 4-10-13, then into an auto accident 10-9-13 (I was hit from someone turning left from the center lane while I was next to him, he wasn t paying attention). Anyways I now have a bulging disc above and below my plate. I...
 

I have hyperthyroid symptoms. Had anterior cervical discectomy and fusion

I was diagnosed with hypothyroidism at 34. I recently had anterior cervical discectomy and fusion in Aug. Ever since I have had extreme hyPERthyroid symptoms. Could the surgery have caused this and what ...
 

I had anterior cervical laminectomy discectomy and fusion, kindly suggest

I had the above about ten years ago. The vertebrae above is prolapsed and I have been advised by the neurologist is the only other option. this is evident on the MRI as well as the XRAYS. I am in constant pain and experiencing numbness and pins...
 

What causes the inability to close the eye post cervical discectomy surgery?

I had anterior cervical diceptomy c3-4 and c 4-5 since my surgery my left eye eyelid is half way ... that was touch during the surgery so since my surgery 3 weeks ago after using prescription eyes drop etc my ...
 

What causes cervical disc prolapse or cervical osteopath?

Dear sir, I had an instrumented anterior cervical discectomy & fusion of c3/4, c4/5 back in 2004 .../4 and C4/5 anterior cervical discectomy and fusion using iliac crest bone graft and an anterior cervical ...
 

Suggest treatment for fatigue and poor memory after discectomy

55year old female with anterior diskectomy with fusion c5/6 March 2014. Have had problems with fatigue and memory and concentration. New onset 3 weeks of worsening snoring and sore throat, especially ...
 

Sleeplessness, restless legs. Taking Tizanidine. History of six neck injuries, cervical discectomies. Remedy?

hi there, I am 50yrs old, female RN and have had 6 neck surgeries, cervical discectomies and fusion fromm C3-7, was put on methadone after a neuro stimulator implant failed to control my pain. Was only ...
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I just got my MRI results back #1: changes of anterior cervical disc fusion spanning C5 thru C7 levels. What does that mean.
It means vertebrae between c5 and c7 with anterior fusion.
 
37 week pregnant.Placenta is anterior in uterus. Maturity grade 1.Cervical length is normal. Found loose cord around neck at time of scan.suggest wat to do.
Hi dear, Nothing to worry. We can repeat the scan towards delivery.Loose loop of cord is likely to dewind its own. Otherwise we will have to do caesarian section. Hope this answer will help. Thank you.
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