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  1. Thread: Update

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    Update

    Pain-wise, I hae been getting worse slowly. I had a new MRI done which basically showed the same things as the prior MRI (3 bulging discs, one of which has central disc extrusion), 3 levels of...
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    New Mri Sames As Old

    At L1-L2 there is no canal stenosis. The neural foramina demonstrates no significant narrowing bilaterally.

    At L2-L3, there is disk bulge diffusely with facet hypertrophy. There is mild canal...
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    Finally had MRI yesterday...should have...

    Finally had MRI yesterday...should have radiologist report later today. It took so lonmg because of a comedy of errors with the referrel.

    Alan
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    I'm having new MRI done Monday, both spinal and...

    I'm having new MRI done Monday, both spinal and cervical. The last OS I saw wanted me to have it done in a closed tube with a specific film speed, but I can't do it so I am doing open MRI.

    Last 2...
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    So based on the whole MRI report, not just the...

    So based on the whole MRI report, not just the findings, wouldn't the combination of the stenosis I have along with the spondylosis and facet hypertrophy possibly lead to the severe pain I feel? The...
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    Dr. Young, I guess my last question is: ...

    Dr. Young, I guess my last question is:

    Taking into account the stenosis, spondylosis, modic changes, thecal sac impingement and facet hypertrophy, could all of those (even if mild to moderate)...
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    Dr. Young, you mentioned the moderate scoliosis...

    Dr. Young, you mentioned the moderate scoliosis as not being a pain generator. How about the stenosis or the spondylosis, or the modic changes or the facet hypertrophy?

    The NS wants me to have a...
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    What about the stenosis and facet hypertrophy and...

    What about the stenosis and facet hypertrophy and the spondylosis?

    Also, I am often quite cold, wearing a jacket in 90 ndegree weather.


    Thanks!
    Alan
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    Yes, I mean Rheumatoid Arhtritis. I consider...

    Yes, I mean Rheumatoid Arhtritis.

    I consider myself to be somewhat intelligent and I couldn't even UNDERSTAND you reply :)

    Take this as a complement to your obvious intelligence!

    Alan
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    Ok, that makes sense. However, when I asked the...

    Ok, that makes sense. However, when I asked the last OS-who is supposed to be among the best in the area-why he would not operate, he said because the damage was too extensive. That is a direct...
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    Thast might be true, but the point is that the...

    Thast might be true, but the point is that the scoliosis, spondylosis, thecal sac impingement, facet hypertrophy are all things that can easily account for the severe level of pain I am having.
    ...
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    Mr. Young, with all due respect, my pain is...

    Mr. Young, with all due respect, my pain is severe. That is why I take the pain meds I do.

    As for my back, it is more than discs. My MRI shows stenosis, spondylosis, scoliosis and facet...
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    Appointment From Hell

    Here is the whole story. I had previously seen 3 surgeons, all of whom said I have the back of an 85 year old and that the damage was too extensive for surgery. My PM Doc said let's try a 4th...
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    Most medical shows do not differentiate between...

    Most medical shows do not differentiate between dpendenc and addiction. In fact, Episode 1-11 on House, "De-tox", sees House telling Foreman that he (House) will not suffer withdrawal symptoms after...
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    Well, you took the meds for the high. So in that...

    Well, you took the meds for the high. So in that regard, you were addicted.

    I will stand my definition up against anything a doctor or other expert will say. Most CP'ers find a light switch...
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    Pseudo addiction is not a damaging term. It means...

    Pseudo addiction is not a damaging term. It means that a CP'er is so undermedicated, he does things considered to be done by addicts despite the lack of addiction.
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    Funny you should mention House. I'm a huge fan. ...

    Funny you should mention House. I'm a huge fan.

    At first, House's behavior could have been considered psuedo-addiction which is addiction based on undertreatment of chronic pain. But once he...
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    You guys don't know the difference between...

    You guys don't know the difference between addiction and depenence.

    All of us CP'ers on opiate therapy WILL become dependent. All that means is that if we abruptly stop the med, we suffer...
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    first of all, there is no aspirin in vicodin....

    first of all, there is no aspirin in vicodin. Vicodin is either 5.0, 7.5 or 10 mg of hydrocodone mixed with tylenol.the 500 mg number you quoted is the amount of tylenol in the pill.regular vicodin...
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    Considering that valium is a muscle relaxer, your...

    Considering that valium is a muscle relaxer, your best bet to kill the pain might be...oh, I don't know...say...a Painkiller.Go to a pain management doc and have your pain tamed if not killed!
  21. In severe pain 24/7, comments on MRI please?

    I know that I am not suffering from paralysis like you guys (and gals) are. I can't imagine how you make it through the days. I do have severe pain 24/7 from some spinal issues, however.
    ...
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    Cephalon has said that it will aim to get...

    Cephalon has said that it will aim to get Feentora approved for all bt pain. I hope it is soon because I have 4 levles of disc bulges/herniations with dessecration, 2 levels of spinal stenosis,...
  23. Whenever it gets "cold" down here in Florida...

    Whenever it gets "cold" down here in Florida (say, 50 degrees or so), I feel it all right.
  24. I have severe chrinic pain from 4 levels of disc...

    I have severe chrinic pain from 4 levels of disc bulges/herniations and dessecrations alomng with 2 levels of spinal stenosis, spondylosis, scoliosis.

    I wear a 100 mcg Fentanyl patch that does...
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    Thank you for the reply. Can a disfigured...

    Thank you for the reply.

    Can a disfigured thecal sac lead to pain or is likely my other problems inclduing 4 levels of disc herniations, 2 levels of Stenosis, sclerosis and spondylosis?

    My...
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