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Had surgery on 9-24-15 , (Result)
hello i'm new to the forum and want to let you all know how things went with my surgery.
surgery performed on sept 24th 2015 , surgeon was able to get all of it. after 3 months of torment i'am pain free, other than the incision and
whatever was worked on in and around the cyst.
the surgeon asked me how i was able to stand the pain all this time which i found odd, i learned he had no idea what the problem was until the very day of the visit, bad communication ? i don't know. in any event after reviewing the mri on the sept. 23rd. i was scheduled for surgery the very next day.
i learned the best advocate you have is yourself, never give up and never give in, don't take no for an answer, understand this, in my case the surgeon didn't have a clue why i was there for my initial visit until i informed him, don't take for granted that some office clerk is going to make sure everything is documented correctly , because they don't at least in my case they did not.
had the surgeon known the situation it may have made a difference waiting so long for the initial visit, i cant say for sure but i was in surgery the
very next day. i hope this helps someone , i will keep you posted ..welcome to spine-health
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