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Hi every one, I just being discharged from QE Hospital of Birmingham - Mr Flint and his team done the operation on me.

I must say by the grace of GOD, my operation went really well, soon after the opearation, I woke up at the ICU , I can feel sraight away that my headache gone.

The reason why I was at the Hospital for so long, was due to the pressure of my back (Occipital) was unbeliveable pain ful, they have another 3 LP (lumber puntured) as appparantly I develop Chemmical Meningitis. But after the proper care from Mr Flint and the team, thanks GOD I am now perfectly ok.

Mr Flint advice me that the recovery period is between 5 - 6 months and told me not to do silly things like all women normally do (hovering, LIFTING) so I am going to follow his instruction, as lots of them who does not, are going to suffer again..

If some one ask me,  what would be the best choice either to have operation or NOT?, my advice (in my opinion - based on my condition and experiences) OF COURSE - DEFINATELY have it done, make sure you have second opinion, chose the right surgeon - its better to wait for the right /experience specialist to do that opearation for you.... it is really worthwhile.

I hope with following their advice, I will have symptom and medication FREE.

By the way - the first 30 days after operation - was just really HELL.....

So, I hope all of you have the same LUCK as me and are able to go back to as normal life as possible.

 

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    Oh that's fantastic news, it's nice to hear positive feed back, unfortunately my recovery wasn't as good and after 2yr feeling bit ruff but still not as bad as before operation, I have an appointment to review my symptoms on Tuesday next wk. More for peace of mind I'm not going back over. Yes take things very slowly and hope you Continue to feel good hunx
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      Hi Helen, maybe you are the one, amongst others, that can't keep still after  surgery...as i read so many of them have the likewise experiences such as yours, the soonest the feel better - they start running instead of walking slowly...(LOL)..I wanting to keep it this way, as my surgery was really taugh so this time, I take Mr Flint and his team advice seriously..take it VERY EASY at least 2 months before I start walking 1 - 2 miles /day
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      Yes, didn't help myself looking after my sisters dog for 2 wks, but didn't want to spoil her hols. Was too much. But as time goes on after your op it gets better although slowly, you look back and see how far you've come. X
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    Thats so good to hear you doing well after your operation hun, I wish you all the best for a speedy recovery. 💜
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      Thank you Karen, yes I a so positive that i am to be the success rate one. God Willing! I am still feelinng discomfort on my back , I suppose its normal.
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