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  1. Thread: suicide

    by Tanya2
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    I think you have been given some really good...

    I think you have been given some really good information here, so I promise not to repeat what others said too much. I agree that you will go through the 5 stages of grief. It is important to...
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    I loved each and every one of these stories. My...

    I loved each and every one of these stories. My family has had many similar experiences. Including this one. My uncle died of cancer as well. Started in the prostate and moved to the lungs and...
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    Hi all, I have suffered both from the yeast and...

    Hi all, I have suffered both from the yeast and the fungal kind of skin infections. It is important to find out which one you have. The reason is that things like Selsun Blue or even Head and...
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    Sounds like peripheral nerve compression is a...

    Sounds like peripheral nerve compression is a possibility. I have this in my arms from compression at the C5/6 level due to an osteophyte. It can also be caused by a herniated disc and the...
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    Thanks. That was as I figured. I have no...

    Thanks. That was as I figured. I have no problem getting the RX but paying for all three sections gets expensive and waiting in Canada is horrendous. Anyway, thanks for sharing your knowledge. It...
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    Okay, have more to say tonight. Feeling...

    Okay, have more to say tonight. Feeling especially talkative these last few days. It has been my experience that many doctors, like many other professionals, are content with what they know. If it...
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    I agree with you. It is solvable I believe. In...

    I agree with you. It is solvable I believe. In the case of familial SM, I would be very curious in any of the research you have found. Please feel free to just send me to the articleslinks or...
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    I am the first in my family to get the actual...

    I am the first in my family to get the actual diagnosis and am in the process of informing all my family members that have symptoms. It is a great relief for us to finally know the cause of what we...
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    Jr. Syringomyelia is actually a fluid filled cyst...

    Jr. Syringomyelia is actually a fluid filled cyst that slowly and progressively destoys the center of your spinal cord. The statistics regarding the occurence in those with SCI vary from 2 to about...
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    This is a worthwhile warning for sure. In my...

    This is a worthwhile warning for sure. In my case I have had the syringomyelia for a long time and couldn't get the DOCTORS to look at it despite my many many efforts. I finally demanded the MRI...
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    Oh also note you are talking American funds I...

    Oh also note you are talking American funds I assume and my description is Canadian so there is no confusion.

    Tanya
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    Wow, Thanks for this information. I am now 4...

    Wow, Thanks for this information. I am now 4 months since my last MRI for syringomyelia and am not scheduled for another to monitor the condition even though I requested one and was told that mine...
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    Hi, I have not run into this kind of schedule...

    Hi, I have not run into this kind of schedule but I have had AD that comes on a schedule. When I was first hurt all of my major attacks occured in the middle of the night between the hours of 3 and...
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    Hmmmm, When was your last MRI? Sudden change in...

    Hmmmm, When was your last MRI? Sudden change in level of function can indicate a spinal cord cyst also known as a syrinx or syringomyelia. They frequently start above the level of injury and could...
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    Monkeygirl, I got my MRI in a couple of weeks by...

    Monkeygirl, I got my MRI in a couple of weeks by coughing up the 1300 dollars and going to a MRI clinic in Detroit. You could go to somewhere in Seattle to get over this hurdle by finding the clinic...
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    Monkeygirl would you mind telling me the name of...

    Monkeygirl would you mind telling me the name of your Dr. I live in Ontario and have had a real run around with the system trying to get my syringomyelia and other issues addressed. My husband has...
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    Dr. Young thanks for sharing this. On top of my...

    Dr. Young thanks for sharing this. On top of my family having familial syringomyelia, my husband has a strong family history of Parkinsons. We lost his father a few years ago to the disease. My...
  18. Thread: Sryrinx

    by Tanya2
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    Hi exhale45, My name is Tanya and I have an...

    Hi exhale45, My name is Tanya and I have an incomplete SCI at C4-5 and two sryrinx one at C7-T4 and another at T7-T11. I have not had a shunt placed yet but know there are others on this board that...
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    Thanks everyone for your opinions. I have...

    Thanks everyone for your opinions.

    I have sent the contact information my Dr. asked for to see Dr. Tator in Toronto. I hope he gives me an appt. soon and responds better than this past Dr.
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    Dr.'s visit NS said he can't help

    Dr. Wise,

    I went to see my Dr. today regarding the new symptoms. In my previous post said I have been waiting to see a Neurosurgeon. In fact, I have waited for 3 months. Today when I went in...
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    Dr. Wise, I went to see my Dr. today as I said I...

    Dr. Wise, I went to see my Dr. today as I said I would do. I said I have been waiting to see a Neurosurgeon. In fact, I have waited for 3 months. Today when I went in about my newest symptoms as I...
  22. Here is one of my horror stories to better...

    Here is one of my horror stories to better illustrate my point. I had flank pain for about a month bilaterally before a friend drove me to the Dr. I was in my last year of highschool and in those...
  23. In regards to the kidney stone. I have had MANY...

    In regards to the kidney stone. I have had MANY (lost count at 30 some ten years ago). Myself and my twin grow them like most people grow skin cells. It is normal to wait if the stone is small in...
  24. I suffer frequent UTI's and have had recurrent...

    I suffer frequent UTI's and have had recurrent kidney stones for many years now. I say getting a kidney stone ruled out is a good idea too. It could be a UTI . I just wanted to caution you about...
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    I say use a Depends too. Better a pad than being...

    I say use a Depends too. Better a pad than being embarrased. The other thing that may help is to pack a pad for the bed. You could keep it in your suitcase and take it directly to the room and...
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