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Phone call from Dr

AnonymousUserAAnonymousUser Posts: 49,671
edited 06/11/2012 - 8:30 AM in Degenerative Disc Disease
I call a phone call today. A surgeons office called and wants me to come in tomarrow at 10:45 ?? I guess when you tell your pain managment Dr after 8 monthes of wasting your time and having a fit they will listen. I also went and made my own 2nd opinion at a place in rochester too. I am so fed up. This Dr EDITED I am seeing tomarrow is in with my pain Dr so I dont know what to expect ??? All I know is I will not accept this answer I cant live like this. This week has been one of the worst in my life right up there next to when my mom died when my mom died when I was young. Now I dont feel like I have things to look forward to execpt more pain. Ever day, im a zombie too. ??????????? At least I am going to my head shrinker next week right!!

Well I hope tomarrow goes well and he can give me a glimmer of hope of some kind:)

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  • I went to the Drs Appt and It was very interesting. The surgeon was very nice and spent alot of time with me and even took new xrays and it showed more damage than there was 8 monthes ago. He said I would be a good candidate for a spinal fusion because of the DDD and spinal stenosis. He is looking at L5 L4 and maybe L3 I am going for an updated MRI on the 22nd as well. So that is about it for now. Thanks for listening.
  • I'm sorry I don't know the details of your story...but I am glad you felt the new doctor listened to you and heard what you were telling him about the pain you are experiencing.

    Did you have a diagnosis previously? Depending on how severe your stenosis is, there really isn't any conservative treatment that helps much.

    Glad you're getting a new MRI. Then you'll know what is going on in there.
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