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can you reherniate after spinal fusion?MRI results

4jkasper44jkasper Posts: 231
edited 06/11/2012 - 8:24 AM in Neck Pain: Cervical
I had an MRI last week and the Dr.'s office just called and told me I have an extrusion at c3-c4 and c5-c6, I have been fused from c3-c7. Has anyone heard of this? And what is usually the next step as it is causing spinal stenosis. Also, an extrusion at t7-8. I know nobody can tell me exactly what they will do but, if anyone has gone through this I would like to hear what they had to do with your...
Mr. Doctor is setting up an appointment with the ortho who did my surgery's so hopefully it won't be too long before I'll see what he thinks.
This is so FRUSTRATING, as I don't know how this is happening, I don't do anything.
Please let me know what you think.
Thank you,
Jeanette
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  • I've read that sometimes the Dr performing the surgery leaves some disc matter on accident. Maybe this is what they see. I would suggest you take your films to your next Drs visit.

    I have also read that your body will absorb an extrusion over time. I really don't know what the procedure would be.

    Clarissa
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