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Tuesday's the big day

AnonymousUserAAnonymousUser Posts: 49,671
edited 06/11/2012 - 8:19 AM in Back Surgery and Neck Surgery
Hi all,
I saw the neurosurgeon and boy was he happy to see me!!! ;)
He has scheduled surgery for this coming Tuesday, so soon!!
I have two bone spurs that have gone into my spinal cord and are a hair's breadth from coming out the other side, (bad mojo) per the MRI I had last week. And he's fusing C 5-6.

This is all very new to me, no driving for a month, but can have sex if I feel like it?? That's what his paperwork says....not that I'll be in the mood, but c'mon. Anyone with a more realistic expectation of how I'll feel afterwards? He said I'll be in the hospital just overnight, which makes me happy. Thanks for any answers, I'm tired, and sore, and a little miserable, so forgive my lack of energy.

Thanks everyone, good health and God bless.



  • first off WELCOME to SH, Im so glad you found this site and knowing you have an information outlet and others that no how you feel is and was a great relief to me and im sure it will be to you also..

    now i had fusion surgery but there are some for sure things you will need
    ice pack
    heating pad
    note book(write down meds youve taken and any question that mey come up for the Dr)
    plenty of pillows
    soft foods
    stool softener (pain mrds cause this problem)
    please add to this if any sees something i missed..
    and what you need most is faith and positive additude and of course us (lol)
    really best wishes my prayers will be with you...
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