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love my spanielllove my spaniel Posts: 1
edited 06/11/2012 - 8:58 AM in New Member Introductions
hi there
55 yr old laydeee [lol]

woke up one morning in aug 2010 with 2 prolapsed discs
[L4/5 both sides] had severe back /groin pain and leg spasms ambulance took me to A/E they thought l had kidney stones but xray showed not ! was admitted to the SAU dept no orthapedic gp was available so was sent home after 4 hrs in agony[ with no pain relief ] with 2 PARACETAMOL !!!!
l could hardly get out of bed let alone walk !!! my 71 yr old sister got a wheelchair for me and took me home
nxt day my gp came out and was so angry id been left like that and give me oramorph, diclofenic and co codomol to manage the pain

now after 2 mri and a steroid inj last dec l have now been told l have arachonoidosis
while all this was going on i had other medical probs with no rhyme or reason and very frustrating

talk about confused dot com !!! [lol] l thought l was going mad

now reading about this condition it ticks a lot of the boxes of other problems ive been having which l would never had thought had any thing to do with this

severe fatigue, high BP, insommnia,itching [ almost everywhere + worse at night ] joint pains, numbness in legs , pins and needles
crawling sensations, pain sitting, pain walking ect


glad l found this site and sorry ive waffled on a bit

but sooo..... glad ive got a LABEL for my probs

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