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possible pregnancy with C7 bulging disc

irshadlisamae1iirshadlisamae1 Posts: 3
edited 07/01/2015 - 10:40 AM in Neck Pain: Cervical
I am so scared that I may be pregnant with my 2nd child. I have already had a discectomy at the L4-L5 level that failed and ended up having a fusion in 2012 which happened after my first pregnancy. For the past year I have been dealing with a bulging disc at the C7 level that I have had since 2009. I have tried everything and am at the end of completing the physical therapy needed for my insurance to approve a discectomy at the C7 level, and am supposed to be having surgery mid-August. I haven't had intercourse with my fiance for almost a year and finally at the beginning of May it happened. Now I am late, and so scared that I am pregnant. I am wondering if anyone else has gone through this or has any advice or suggestions.
Lisa Mae


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  • LisajgxLLisajgx Posts: 9
    edited 07/29/2015 - 2:42 AM
    How are you getting on? I can understand your worries about expecting after what you've gone through.
    I've had 3 surgeries at L4-S1 the most recent to remove metal work in Feb this year.
    I fell pregnant in April oooppps! And like you had lots of questions and not many answers. I'm currently 14 weeks and so far so good.. Please feel free to contact me if you're worried or want to feel like you're not alone in this.
    Good luck.
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