Hi there, I'm a new member, currently 5 weeks post op ACDF - C6/7.
I'm particular interested in talking to anyone who's having swallowing issues post op. I had some issue immediately post op which seem to ease, but now 5 weeks post op - I'm struggling a little with my swallow. I can eat and drink ok, but the general swallow is hindered occasionally and there are times when I don't feel I can swallow at all. I'm still in a Miami J collar, which is pretty tight, and the swallow issue is slightly eased when I loosen my collar ( which I'm probably not supposes to do!). Is anyone else having issues and do they have any advice for me. They say to get in touch with the hospital with any post op swallowing issues, but I don't know if I'm at that stage yet.....
Thanks for any help.