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... op, still very numb, but last week I started experiencing a slashing pain in the incision area. It was very disconcerting and made me wonder if something was giving way inside my throat. ... (1 replies)
Incision site
Dec 21, 2004
... The numbness is not only in the incision area but up and under my chin. The majority of my left side of neck where incision was is numb. There are many nerves is that area and in my case they went in from the front. And that's thats the area I have the numb sensation. ... (6 replies)
Incision site
Dec 21, 2004
... Yes my incision is numb all the way to may chin and it runs the length of my scar. I do believe it has gotten better. Its only been 3 months. ... (6 replies)

... The incision site at the front of my neck looks great ... very little scar and no redness. ... (4 replies)
... Often after any surgery nerves surrounding the incision are disrupted. Nerves take a long time to heal so be patient. If there's no real disfunction in the numbness don't let it worry you too much. ... (6 replies)
... scles there was the huge difference in the pain,wow.totally different world between the two painwise.once things have calmed down a bit and the major part of the incision healing has taken place,get thee to a good therepist who can work out the muscle wads that if they have not formed yet,they will. ... (43 replies)
... hand tingling I am no longer in pain. The incision area has minimal scaring at only four weeks post surgery. The incision area is numb, under my chin but has been slowly regaining feeling. So, so far my surgery has been a success and I hope to soon return to all of my activities. ... (11 replies)
... Hello Sandy, I had a 3 level ACDF C4-C7 (bone on bone)with titanium plate and 6 screws in Feb/09, my neurosurgeon advised complications arose and surgery took longer than anticipated, I could have had taken bone from my hip but did not want additional pain issues. The pain you will feel after surgery will come from the incision area, sore throat(if going thur the front) all... (8 replies)
Help - I'm the 10%
Aug 27, 2010
... Great advice I will get back in to see him. I have been trying to do alot of walking that seems to help. Yet when I rest at night & feel the back of my Neck it is still puffy-- like Marcia stated a baseball sort of knot- Marcia did they hurt to touch ? Did the bones near them hurt as well ??? . When I feel the bones in my spine one feels a little sore and kinda puffy- could I... (75 replies)
... I had some numbness around the incision site for a couple of months, but it slowly improved and eventually went completely away. I don't think it's all that uncommon. ... (6 replies)
... I had an ACDF (C5-6) on Sept. 14th and I noticed some numbness under my chin on the same side as the incision. The whole area wasn't numb, but it definitely felt different than the non-cut side. I had looked around online and many people seem to have this same issue. Just so you know... I am at a little over 6 weeks post-op and the numbness is pretty much gone. (6 replies)
... i just had an acdf tuesday and i noticed a couple days ago that i have a numb area above my incision. i also noticed two little tiny cuts on my collar bone below the adhesive. this numbness was not there previous to surgery. ... (6 replies)
... biceps and numb hands very often. The pain had gotten so severe that I could only sleep on my bad back. ... (6 replies)
... followup in I believe March. The numbness has been here since the surgery and yes the doctor knows. I have 2 doctors and they both say it will take time. The incision I am talking about is the small incision in the front from the anterior fusion. It doesnt hurt per say it tingles like the feeling is coming back. ... (5 replies)
... and a large area of residual numbness anterior to the incision. ... (79 replies)
... Also a little concerned that you have pain on your incision, again after 7 mths the incision should be healed by now with no pain radiating from it. ... (5 replies)
... Neck surgery takes a long time for you to heal. Think about what is in the area where they just operated...spine, esophagus, throat, carotid artery and jugular vein and a whole bunch of muscles.... ... (10 replies)
... I went for my first PT visit on Oct 19th, the PT started massaging my neck area and a pin hole in my incision started draining heavily. The release of the fluid did relieve alot of pressure in my neck area. However it freaked the PT out and I had to go over to my Dr. ... (5 replies)
Home after ACDF
Apr 19, 2004
... ll on the left side with minimal symptoms on the right. Well, after surgery my right side hurts just as bad if not more than the left. My right index finger goes numb and now just from sitting here typing my left middle,ring and pinky fingers are all tingly. ... (36 replies)
Mar 30, 2016
... A few new things I didn't mention yet ... I noticed my neck has a sizable area above the main incision site, even extending to my lower chin, that is significantly numb. ... (27 replies)

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