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... Your neck incision is closed with a stitch under the skin. The stitches will dissolve in time and do not need to be removed. ... (6 replies)
... now. I am sorry if I am rambling but sometimes it helps. I hope that the Dr helps us and figure out as to Y we r like this. I am hoping that it is just due to healing process. ... (30 replies)
... I had my ACDF May 8th. I use Vitamin E Oil out of the bottle. So far, I am amazed at the healing process! It is hardly noticable! I'd like to have my doctor due some lasar on mine as well, but may not need it in a year or two. ... (11 replies)

... My Dr. firmly believes in the benefits of Autograft bone for the fusion, so the operation took a total of 4 hours including the incision an removal of bone from my Iliac crest. ... (8 replies)
... uscles are always tight in the morning and I do some very gentle shoulder rolls and a little gentle self massage. I feel like I have sorta reached a plateau. The healing seemed to go so fast at first and now it seems more incremental. I am still encouraged but feeling a bit impatient. ... (46 replies)
... On the incision the ends of the incision might be tighter because that is where they tie it off and in the healing process it could be stretching the skin a bit. You also probably have some hidded stiches in there that may be a little irritating. ... (8 replies)
... old male.. and didn't really have a 'crease' for the scar to hide in so I'm being very careful and taking care of the incision area. Shaving is the most difficult, but is getting easier as it heals. ... (3 replies)
... bdancer I can relate .........I only had that stuck pill sensation during the first few days....never had neck incision hurt , now at 3 weeks my throat feels funny and the incision hurts ......if it itched I would know it is just healing but it kinda hurts.......don't know ....... ... (20 replies)
... I had an appointment with my neuro surgeon on Wednesday. He took of my bandaging and it seems as if my incision is healing very nicely. I do have a lot of swelling on both sides of the incision but dr. said is was normal. ... (15 replies)
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Aug 27, 2010
... l simply creates that need to cut thru soo many thicker deeper muscles mj, you WILL have the 'globs' there til that muscle starts to heal under where you had the incision and the layers that are very much closer to the outter skin layers too? ... (75 replies)
Apr 12, 2016
... As far as how I'm doing, I would first point out that it has only been 3 weeks and 1 day since my surgery so I'm still pretty early in the healing process. How I'm doing right now can only be taken as one possible example of what you could expect at the same stage of healing I'm at now. ... (27 replies)
... Hi xcobra, Hooray, the leak is gone! After all you have been through i hate to say that im glad that they caught the infection in time but i read about someone that had pus pouring out from incision & had to have 3 more surgeries to clean infection out so you see why im glad the antibiotics are working right, it could be worse! Im having the weirdest "nerve" symptoms &... (47 replies)
... You are having surgery from the front and the people I've talked to have told me that it is relatively painless surgery in comparison to others. Yes, you have an incision in your neck but there isn't any pulling on the incision as you have a brace holding your neck in the position the doc wants. ... (13 replies)
... Thank you Jenny! I too have a very high pain tolerance and so... with my 1st surgery I never did take any pain meds once I got home. Was back to work in 3.5 weeks. Thanks for dispelling all rumors! Much love!:angel: (5 replies)
... s you think. My first surgery involved doing work on the vertebrae themselves and involved C3 to C7. Thy had to shave a large area of the back of my head and the incision goes from the base of my skull down about 6". The second surgery used the same incision and goes about 8". ... (5 replies)
... The incision in front is not even noticeable, pain wise. The back of neck, well it was surgery, need I say more? ... (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)
... Well about three years later the PM doctor decides it is time to put another SCS lumbar implant back in, well My back incision wold not heal so he had to go back in, he found I was rejecting the plastic ancors that were holding the leads in. so he took those out. ... (2 replies)
... Alex When I first learned I needed an ACDF, it was horrified at the thought, so I know how you feel. I ended up having two operations 1 year apart, to fuse C4/5/6/7. My experience - the first 2 or 3 days I needed to not do much of anything but rest. You will have pain meds, and that helps a lot. My post-op pain was between the shoulder blades and had to do with the... (6 replies)
... eel anything. You will be managed by other pain medicines after surgery to control the pain. The important thing is to take it easy and let your body heal. My incision site on my neck is healing very nicely, and to cover up the scar as it fades I've adopted a new fasion sense in neck scarfs. ... (11 replies)

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