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I got stuck 6 times in my back for a lumbar puncture to put in a shunt but it wasn't happening?

Posted 3 Jun 2018 by Jjmthood5 0 answers

I have a csf leak in my sinus cavities, so the plan was to do a lp and put a shunt in to help with the pressure and check it and to go through the left side of nose to brain to fix leak. But they couldn't even get a spinal tap done because she didn't feel that she could do it after ...

Abnormal EMG study with polyneuropathy?

Posted 16 May 2018 by songstress65 0 answers

I was given an EMG and nerve conduction test that proved to be abnormal. I was diagnosed with mononeuritis multiplex, and have an autoimmune disorder that my lumbar puncture on Friday will hopefully narrow down as far as diseases go. But my neurologist has requested that I transfer to one of her ...

I've been on 1200mg a day (600mg morning / 600mg night) of Lyrica for approximately 3 months.

Posted 16 Jan 2018 by N1TR0X 2 answers

I'm on Lyrica.for a spinal injury do to herniated lumbar disc. I've read about all the horrible side effects and I want to get off. What kind of side effects am I looking at and also how should I attempt to cut down?

Can you take care of trazodone every night and does it make you gain weight?

Posted 2 Nov 2016 by Marty77 10 answers

I have spondylosis and fibromyalgia can I take trazodone every night and will it make me gain weight? Does it affect my arthritis on my spine lower lumbar

Avonex - Is anyone doing this alone?

Posted 4 Mar 2018 by texicali23 2 answers

I am 29 years old. I just got diagnosed with MS two months ago and I have gotten all of the MRIs and Lumbar puncture. I have my next appointment with my Neuro coming up and he gave me the option to choose my medication. I think I have decided on Avonex, but I am nervous because I have no family ...

For the past three or four days I have had this nervous feeling of my head, neck and jaw being?

Posted 21 Feb 2018 by Mitchell81 0 answers

tight. I feel like I have to concentrate on my breathing. I was in a car accident in November and I had a bulge in my left lumbar. Doctors prescribed me Flexeril that I suppose to take when I go to bed and it works but the next day my legs feel tired and weak. So my left leg went numb sometimes, ...

Has anyone heard of The Laser Spine Institute?

Posted 8 Jan 2018 by OneFour 0 answers

I have been accepted as a candidate for Laser surgery for my lumbar spinal stenosis. I want to talk to anyone who has any knowledge about this orginazation before I commit to any procedures.

Itching rash mostly under armpits?

Posted 22 Oct 2017 by Social94127 1 answer

I am on many antidepressants for a long time. Two-three months ago started taking Tramadol for my lumbar problem. Not much, 100-200 mg. Then I noticed rash that looks like bites, mostly under my armpits. It is itchy and irritating. Don't know a reason. Still haven't seen my PCP: sick all ...

Looking for feedback from anyone who had Reclast infusion for post radiation fractures (4) ?

Posted 12 Oct 2017 by Bubbzy 0 answers

I'm 69, had chemo and radiation treatments for endometrial cancer ended in Dec. 2015. Since then I have had 4 fractures-1 in my Lumbar 5 and 3 in the sacrum due to the radiation the most recent 1 was repaired in August 2017. I suffer extreme pain and am debilitated with each new fracture until ...

What dose of Celebrex is used for chronic low back pain one year after lumbar spinal fusion?

Posted 21 Jan 2017 by sglusk 2 answers

TLIF fusion L4-L5 on Nov. 27, 2015. Still suffer tremendous nerve pain in my lower back, though the nerve pain in my legs is much better since the fusion.

I have lower lumbar pain tail bone up to bottom waist and severe pain down left leg 24/7 am going to

Posted 20 Jan 2017 by richpole 1 answer

... pain specialist now and i am on pain meds.What are best for my type of pain?!

What can I take instead of prednisone without side affects, but as affective? I have bulging disc?

Posted 20 May 2016 by naturalitis 4 answers

Bulging disc and pinch nerve in lumbar(L5)

Has anyone taken Metanx after spinal surgery to help with the neuropathy?

Posted 10 Oct 2016 by JH1967 1 answer

I have had both lumbar and cervical fusions but still continue to have significant nerve pain. I have read the reviews here on the site and they sound almost too good to be true. Would anyone mind sharing their experience with me?

Dizziness, fatigue after lumbar epidural steroid shot?

Posted 18 Dec 2016 by Nira shah 0 answers

I have herniated disc issue in lumbar L4-L5 3 months back . My orthopedic doctor prescribed steroid tablet for 5 days and after that dyclofenac tablet for 5 weeks. Everything was going good with the medicine and physical therapy. Suddenly I started feeling tingling,numbness and pinching in all over ...

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