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Myelogram/CT Scan?
Apr 20, 2002
... idocaine, at the injection sights. The needle was not bad at all if you can stand to have shots. Do your research on some Dr.s, make sure they have performed the mylograms before. My Dr. was really nice and talked me through every step. Now the discogram was another story. Very painful. Good luck with your mylogram. ... (4 replies)
... re. I've had the all the back injections. None lasted more than a few weeks. I just wondering if anyone knows what I might expect next. And yes I have had MRI's, Mylograms and just about every other test there is. ... (4 replies)
... I had a myelogram for my back in Feb. of 2011. It wasn't too terrible. In fact, I just had them shoot my back up with a local anesthetic and not the stuff that sort of puts you in the twilight zone while it was done. I wanted to be lucid when I spoke to the doctor later that morning about my results. (46 replies)

... Said the never do them, my mri and symptoms and history were more than enough. I've also recently heard that mylograms hurt a LOT too, so my heart goes out to anyone having endure these painful tests. ... (46 replies)
... He sent him for MRIs. He had gone for discograms in the past and they were positive so thats why he had the surgery. Right now any tests such as discograms or mylograms are out of the question because he is on a blood thinner for a few more months. ... (5 replies)
... hate those things...had one for my neck....and about 28 yrs. ago...I had one and was sicker than a dog throwing up...massive headache...for over a week... The mylograms scare me as much as the chrio!! Seriously...no one has suggested one.... ... (16 replies)
Appt Update
Sep 28, 2007
... me...but on the other hand, hopefully at the end of that time period, you will be a "new" woman...hopefully you will be pain free...or as close as one can come. Mylograms aren't too too back...have had a few...the ct that comes after is easy...just lay there and they take their pictures! ... (18 replies)
... So sorry that you have had to add this diagnosis to your confusion. Yes, this does happen....it happened to me.... My neurosurgeon said that the symptoms of compression could be coming from my thorax or cervical area...had to have the MRI's of those area also..even though symptoms are in the lumbar/leg/feet. The emg does not always show the damage...mine came up fine...no... (5 replies)
... Just beware of the invasive type treatments like nerve blocks.mylograms or any other treatment that involves spinal puncture. These treatments can lead to Arachnoiditis. You don't want that. good luck Michael (14 replies)
... Sorry about your problem! I had a similar problem. Accident, mylogram, crushed disk, lamenectomy, failed, several more lamenectomyies, spinal stimulator, no relief, take out spinl stim, fusion L5-S1, Failed, fusion L4-L5-S1 with metal. Back is now solid but pain is still there. I left out the numerous injections and mylograms. Bottom line is I now have... (14 replies)
... and they were very surprised to find a far lateral herniation....this herniation hadn't shown up on the MRIs, Mylograms or anything else...they thought it was just a regular herniation.... ... (14 replies)
... ve Scans instead of MRI'S because he can see my problem areas better he says. Please let me know how things are going, I am very interested how things turn out. Mylograms are also excellant. I have horrible leg pain in both legs and burning and freezing pain in my feet. Both legs and feet are numb. ... (9 replies)
... ur in.Especially with little ones.I don't understand why your DR. would state that he won't get the mylogram done if your not considering surgery.Usually they do mylograms when the MRI isn't showing an underling reason for all your pain.I've had 4 done, simply to give my neurosurgeons an explanation for the pain. ... (10 replies)
... rays , mylograms ,CT scans I should GLOW. ... (12 replies)
... Can anyone tell me why mylograms are sometimes still being used instead of MRI's for diagnosis? ... (3 replies)
... Your attitude is great! I wish you smooth sailing also. I've had 3 mylograms and they were the most painful thing I've ever had to do. Make sure you have a good wc atty. I'm in wc black hole as well. Laws are different by state. ... (4 replies)
... reaction to know where your "hot" spot is. I'd make sure this is the only way the doctor can determine what he is looking for before I'd do it. I've had three mylograms and they are just as difficult. Good luck my friend and know that this too shall pass. ... (9 replies)
Rabea Cage ?
Oct 18, 2004
... Hello all, I'm new to this board. Any help someone could give would be very much appreciated. Due to a work injury in 8/99 I suffered a herniated disk at C6-7. Conservative treatment did not work so I ended up having a cervical disk fusion in 4/01. The neuro was suppose to use my hip bone for the fusion along with the titanium plate and screws, but forgot. Instead he... (1 replies)
... Hello - not wishing to be glum but the truth is best. I have had 2 surgeries, discetomeny and then L4/L5 fusion. 2 months post fusion the pain started, in my right ankle, it has been continuous for 18 months. I have been to numerous doctors, PT, pain management, drug therapies, MRI's, CT scans, mylograms (that put me in the hospital as the spinal tap gave me a huge headache... (10 replies)
... I am in kentucky,My situation is so messed up,I have been going to the dr's here in my home town for 9 years and just last month the radiologist that owns the clinic here in my home town got busted for misreading mamograms and MRI"S and x-rays...SO they fired him and they are in legal battles right now with people.But For this 9 year visious cycle I have had 6 mri's and... (4 replies)




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