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Thoracic kidney and flank pain relieved with ESI's



  • Your pain info is similar to mine. I have a history of l4 l5 fusion and over the past few years have started with the upper back problems. I can't have a MRI due to having a spinal cord stimulator for bilateral nerve pain in my legs and feet.I have had a mylograhm that showed very little. My PM doctor was useless and I have stopped seeing him. My PCP thinks that spinal stenosis is creeping up my spine. I have such severe right shoulder blade pain, neck stiffness, right rib nerve pain, right flank and kidney pain, and right palm nerve pain. My gallbladder was taken out 3 years ago so that is not the problem. I have such bad rib, flank and kidney pain that I sometimes think my appendix and right kidney are going to explode. I have only gone to ER once with this and they really tried their best to help me but really didn't. I am at a stand still with seeking help because their seems to be no help other than what my PCP tries to do for me. Any advice out there for what I should do next?

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