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Removal Of cervical titanium plate
Hi :H I'm 35 years old female. I had surgery on c4,c5,c6 fusion with titanium plate in June 2006, Without any relief only for the first few months.I would get a feeling of something poking me in the front of my neck every now and then at first, then it turned into a stabbing pain. I told my surgeon about it he said your scar is healed, looks fine. So last Year August 2008 I started having spasm in the front of my neck it felt like i was being strangled. Now any time I cough, yawn, any sudden movement and sneezing, I get unbearable pain i can't even move while I'm having these spasm it makes it tighten up even more. I want to know has this happen to anyone else? Did anyone have this kind of surgery? I'm having the surgery to remove it may 1st, because the scar tissue is getting hooked on the plate. Thank you for your help.