I am scheduled for cervical fusion(s).
C 6-7 for sure, possibly c3-4 & c5-6 (really don't understand this). History of intense pain on right arm neck and hand.
I weigh 290 lbs - I'm a big man. I have a little bit of sleep apnea. I'm so scared, I do not know what to ask or who to ask. I'm affraid of not being able to breathe afterward or being able to swallow afterward.
Surgeon says much more difficult due to my size.
Does anyone here have expereience with this?
Or have you heard/read about another large person going thru this?
I'm so glad i found you folks - I'm just so nervous that I don't even know what to ask now that I'm here.