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Apr 15, 2006
... Tightness on the incision (I'm assuming on the neck) - Check! Rubber band - Check! This far out, I've even had the occasional rip type feeling (which I'm assuming is scar tissue being torn - its not on the outside! :D) So... All a go and par for the course on the incision. (26 replies)
... w me up, done! No bone spurs, spinal column problems, etc...I had some hoarseness for a few days, basically could eat whatever I wanted after about a week. The incision site has never bothered me. ... (10 replies)
... ining of July, I didn't want to take a chance of infection after the Dr. took the tape off, The end of June I was getting an infection on both of the ends of the incision where the stitches under the skin were coming out. After the Dr. ... (11 replies)

... The incision is good. ... (2 replies)
... I am just wondering if the raised incision line needs help in dissipating? ... (6 replies)
... steristrips.. The steristrips were changed right before I left the hospital with a new bandage. While in the hospital they had a drain with a hose coming from my incision but there was very little drainage.. I stayed overnite although I have read and heard stories of people staying for 2 or 3 nites. ... (79 replies)
... t's not quite long enough for a full ponytail but long enough to look awful! My solution has been twisting it up into a clip. Crazy what we don't think of! My incision is healed enough now that I can get it wet. So now I can wash ALL of my hair now. How gross is not washing your hair for more than a week! ... (12 replies)
... I worry about addiction. The incision is healing nicely. Sleep is a favorite pasttime and atrophy is seemingly a necessary part of the healing process. Therapy is scheduled to start in a few weeks. ... (16 replies)
... iting Larry... To answer you question about the Aspen, I really don't know. I have had my first check up 2 weeks after the operation. All is going well with the healing of the incision. They want me back the 16th of Oct. for x rays on the fusion! Sure hope that is healing like it should. ... (9 replies)
... He told me that the back one would "kick my butt" which it did. There was A LOT of pain involved in that incision site and it's going to take time for that to heal and get back to normal. ... (17 replies)
... t comfortable spot during the day since you can rest your head back against it. That's what felt the best since the muscles are sore around your neck while it is healing and getting more stable. ... (8 replies)
... this is a question for your dr. Are you on any lifting restrictions? Any movement restrictions? I am healing from a lumbar fusion and from the low back stand point when a disc goes bad, there are chances it can get worse down the road, ESPECIALLY if you don't take care of it (I had a micro in 2002 and in 2004 had DDD in two discs; that doesn't get better-so i had the... (5 replies)
Post Op 8 weeks
Nov 6, 2004
... f. This recuperation from this surgery is tough and I can sympathize with anyone who has had it and is having problems. I still have numbness from the anterior incision up to my chin and I doubt if it will ever completely go away as nerves were cut that may not regenerate there. At least it is numb and not painful! ... (7 replies)
... is healing beautifully! This time, my surgeon used that new "super glue" to close the incision, and it is a work of art. ... (11 replies)
... Had my surgery done by chief neurosurgeon. My incision now looks beautiful compared to others I've seen and I'm healing very well. It was just the pain med situation that was bad for me. ... (20 replies)
... I posted about my surgical experience about a week after so if you want to scroll down and read maybe that will help you as well. Thanks for your hugs and healing wishes!! ... (8 replies)
... I think the fusion will help the headaches after healing from the surgery, and you will have pain meds for the post op period, so no worries. ... (10 replies)
... literally. Oh by the way, it will always seem much stronger when lying down, especially during the healing process. I have cut back on the use of it because it got to the point where I couldn't tell the difference if it was on or off. ... (12 replies)
... incision seems to be healing fine, all closed. Just trying to kick this infection so I start feeling good again. My apetite is slowly getting better so that's a plus. ... (47 replies)
... office and they do blood patches. I guess he wants me to see neuro before he decides to do it. With all the waiting time to see the neuro., the swelling at the incision has gone down tremendously!! I hope the fluid is just left over and it's healing!!! That's what I'm hoping and praying for! ... (13 replies)

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