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  • Pain Relief

    CS was found some 10 years ago on a scan for an unrelated event.  I have CS on C3 and C5.  About a year ago I began to feel restricted neck mobilty and pain at the extremity of any movment.  This got worse but was in no way debilitating - just a nuisance at my 73 years. Unpleasant, …

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  • cervical spondylosis

    I have been suffering from cervical spondylosis with multilevel degeneration for last 10 years. I am 53 now and can't manage the pain anymore. Neurosurgeon offered an operation which I have refused after reading discussions on internet.  Pain comes in the way of doing anything to a …

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  • severe dizziness and leg weakness

    i have had neck pain for about 2 years imI'm 35 years old. I had an MRI in summer which showed disc degeneration and bone spurs on c5-c6, I've had a few bad flare ups and still currently having 1 and awaiting for appointment with spinal specialist. I've been signed off work for past 7 …

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  • Cervical Spondylosis at 20 years old...

    Hello. After two years of testing and treatments, I've finally been given a diagnosis. Cervical Spondylosis. I have 3 bulging discs, and bone spurs. I have tried almost everything in the book at this point. Medications (anti inflammatory, pain, muscle relaxers), physical therapy, cortisone …

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  • Important:- Cervical Spondalosis ACDF Surgery

    Symptoms are neck ache tingling pains down one arm or both arms legs getting weak & pain in the feet when walking.. if you have these symptom you need to act quickly! Firstly it is very important to get the correct diagnosis, don't be messed around by your GP as I was initially, …

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  • Living with CV

    Hi, I’ve been living with cervical Spondylosis for 6 years now.  I’ve noticed a few changes like low-balance where I find myself always falling all over the place. So I think I’ve had about 10 so far give/take. The worst falls happens to take place outside whenever I’m out on business stuff. …

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  • Upper chest pain cervical spondylosis

    Hi everyone,I was diagnosed with so a couple of years ago and a few times I have have a horrlble experience of spasm like pain across my upper chest in back and into throat .I have been to gp several times about it but not heart or angina so does anyone else experience this it usually lasts 10 …

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  • Cervical Spondylosis - just diagnoses

    Hi,  I have just been diagnosed with Cervical Spondylosis after having an x-ray.  The Dr's receptionist gave me the news over the phone and said the Dr does not need to see me. Is this normal for the Dr to not provide any further help or refer me for other tests as I have many …

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  • cervical spine spondylosis can cause serious heart problems?

    Hi im 22 and is my first time posting here .... i have been diagnosed first with costochondritis but now a doctor say I have a spine condition , my syntoms are chest pain radiating to the arm, wrist and shoulders, i have a painfull cracking in the base of the neck when the back begins, 4 months …

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  • Cost of Lidocaine Patches

    Can anyone tell me how much Lidocaine Patches are? GP gave me a prescription last week for 10 as a tester for a long term nerve damage condition that I have, but said they were expensive for the NHS & that she could get into trouble for prescribing them. Early signs are that they are certainly …

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  • Neck and throat pain

    Hi last September in desperation I had facet injections for my neck pain. I have felt awful since then the pain and burning in my throat is indescribable I have spent time on web sites trying to get some answers the doctors haven't been very helpful the latest information led me to believe …

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  • Cervical spondylosis,headaches and associated symptoms

    Hi. My symptoms started over 3 yrs ago with the sudden onset of severe debilitating neck/headaches making everyday living very difficult. As I drove for a living a was finding it very difficult to cope with the pain as over the counter treatments were no good. The pain starts in the neck / back of …

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  • Gabapentin dosage

    I am waiting for an appointment to see a consultant with my neck and head pain I am taking gabapentin tablets which are helping a little with the awful pain I am thinking about seeing the doctor to see if she will increase the dose but I am worried about the side effects comments would be …

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  • Frequency Abalation

    I am wondering if Frequency Ablation works for arthritis and pinched nerves in the neck I have tried everything else without success.

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  • On going neck and head pain

    I have been suffering with neck pain and headache for three years. I decided to pay to see a consultant who looked at the results of my M R I scan and he diagnosed arthritis and pinched nerves. He then arranged for me to have facet injections. When I arrived at the hospital I was asked if I …

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  • CS and tinnitus

    Hi, I have CS with dizziness, headaches etc. I now have tinnitus 24/7, does anyone have tinnitus with their CS? If so, what treatment are you taking for it? Many thanks.

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  • Risk of surgery vs living with Cervical Spinal Stenosis

    I was diagnosed with cervical spinal stenosis 2 months ago. I have been on a rapid learning curve since and am still seeking answers from the medical profession and fellow sufferers. My story (should you have the patience) goes like this - One year ago I had micro surgery for carpal tunnel …

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  • Help

    I have cervical stenosis in 5 discs c2 thru c7 c5 to c7 are severe the rest are mild the doctor wants to fuse the 5 discs and I am so scared of losing my range of motion after recovering from the agony of surgery I must have the worst neck in the world can someone help me with advise I have pretty …

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  • Last how long?

    GP was pretty useless just gave me painkillers (codeine and naproxen). These mostly work. I've been to see a chiropractor who disagnosed certical spondylosis. (C5-C6?) Had a few treatments and movement seems to be much better and not so much shooting pain. BUT still get pretty bad aching …

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  • Ulnar Nerve Decompression Surgery

    Four months ago I had ulnar nerve decompression surgery to treat numbness in my right hand pinky and ring fingers. The surgery did not help - I still have the numbness. I;d appreciate hearing from people about their experience with ulnar nerve decompression surgery.

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  • Pain for last 5 years

    I am having neck and shoulder pain for last 5 years.i have almost tried the ayurvedic and english medicines at all.but the upper neck portion still swallen and docs saying its due to stress.Any advice for further medications?

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  • movement/twitching sensations in left chest

    Hi there, I am having a weird issue and its been buzzing me for quite some time. firstly it started with a mild neck pain because of poor posture and it ended up paining my left back and left arm that even used to cause numbness..I have done an MRi and all seems okay therefore i am going …

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  • Cervical spondylosis

    I have been told i have cs..i have a lot of pain,burning or tingling in my face and arms, sick feeling, weakness, headaches,vertigo. Are these symptoms normal with cs

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  • Neck, head and back pain

    13 years ago I was attacked hit on side of head, lots of blood,anyway they glued it at hospital and I started experiening neck and head pain and difficulty sleeping, I had mri and ct scans and everything was normal, I’ve seen chiropractic, osteopaths and had acupuncture and as the years went by …

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  • Weird burning smell???

    I have cervical spondylosis ,osteophites,osteo arthritis  and for months have had this weird burning smell,It  is really odd but after having chiropracitic adjustments it goes away for a while,I also have terrible posture which I am trying  to improve .Have been told it  is …

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  • Symptoms

    Can anyone relate..... Shoulder blade pain neck pain headches arm pain. Tingling face. Cant look high upbor down low. Vision deteriorating. Doc says spndyĺosis but no x rays? Finding it harder to work by the day. I also have very low b12 and having i injections.

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  • Head pain

    I have recently been told by my doctor I have spondylitis. I went to see him due to head pain. It’s quite weird as it’s not an actual headache but a feeling of pain or pressure. It’s lije someone is pressing their finger really hard on my skull/head. The pain moves around, but is mainly at the back. …

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  • Headache dizziness neck pain from last 2 months

    Hi  I am facing headache,  dizziness , neck pain , pain in my arms from last 2 months..  My doctor told me it's because of cervical spondilyts.. .some times I feel gas problem ...in wrost condition i feel dizziness. I can hear my heartbeat and numbness in my arms... can anyone …

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  • Im 20. Just been told I have cervical spondylosis

    I was trying to find information of Cervical Spondylosis in younger people but i can find anything. Every site i have been to says about it developing with age in older people. Im worried that because i am so young is it going to get worse? and am i going to be able to live a normal life? i am …

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  • Are these x-rays an indication of cervical spondylosis?

    I saw a private doctor and I am always suspicious that they look for problems where there may not be any. I had pain in the muscles of the neck which got better with massage with heat rub but I do get such pain every few months and presumed it was due to posture and desk-job sitting down. Any …

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  • Probs 6 years post ACDF what do I do?

    I had ACDF in 2012 on C2-C7. The last couple months if I turn my head and my mouth is open it makes this crunching, popping sound accompanied with shooting pain & & feels like it gets stuck. I get such severe pain from base of head to temples and sensation like there is a lump in my throat …

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  • New diagnosed.

    Hi ..just been diagnosed with mild CS in c3-c5 then moderate in c6-c7. . I know it's going to get worse with time. Neck pain at present no oral pain relief . I been using gels , heat, icepack. Just wondering any advice to do not to do etc?

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  • Pain, pain and more pain

    I started getting poorly in September, dizzy, nauseous and bad headaches. Was told I had tension headaches then migraines and then labyrintitis, I was even told anxiety at one point. One doctor did BP and it was very high so put me on meds (they've just been increased). Then saw a new doctor …

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  • Newly diagnosed with Cervical Stenosis

    Hi all I am finding a lot of your discussions and replies helpful after being recently diagnosed via MRI with mild cervical canal stenosis at my C5 C6.  I am on the beginning of my journey to hopefully improving this condition as much as I can and would love your advice as I haven't …

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