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Spine related pain?



  • memerainboltmemerainbolt IndianaPosts: 6,261

    hello pmsx88
    welcome to spine-health

    only your doctors will be able to answer that question. you said you've been to six doctors, what kind where they? neurologist, neurosurgeon, spine specialist, etc. has anyone done cervical mri's or ct scans?
    sometimes when trying to find the correct answer you have to keep digging. give your doctor as much information about this that you can. keep a journal when it does this of what you were doing/not doing, how bad was the pain, etc. then take it to him and let him look at it. 

    in the meantime, please click on the welcome link below and the tutorial for more information.
    welcome to spine health

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  • So far they have been general practitioners, cardiologist, and vascular. I have an appointment with a neurologist in a couple weeks. 

    My MRIs have only been of the head and neck. 

    One of the most frustrating things is there doesn't seem to be any triggers to my pain. 

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  • L4_L5LL4_L5 Posts: 1,426
    edited 12/26/2017 - 6:29 PM

    Have you had your thyroid checked?

    A good neurologist can probably give you an accurate diagnosis.

    They can even rule in or rule out something like MS.

    Glad to hear you’ll be seeing a neurologist in two weeks.

    Based on your complaints it doesn’t sound like a lumbar MRI would be of much help, but we’ll leave that to the neurologist to decide.

    Please keep us posted. 

    Wishing you good luck in getting a diagnosis so you can move forward to resolving your symptoms.

  • memerainboltmemerainbolt IndianaPosts: 6,261

    Seeing a neurologist is a good choice to start with. Keep us posted on what you find out.

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