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... I had some numbness that came from the incision area, and a little in my chin. ... (30 replies)
2 week post op
Jul 18, 2004
... Wow You must have been in great shape to begin with. Glad to here you are doing so well. Carla (3 replies)
2 week post op
Jul 17, 2004
... ve an update on my recovery. I had my 2 week post op check up on tuesday, and everything looks good. The doctor said everything looks to be in the right pace and healing good. I had a chance to ask him some questions and I thought I would pass them along to you. ... (3 replies)

... hi i had acdf w/donor bone and plating on c5 6 and c 67 and still in alot of pain is this normal at this point im having shooting pain in neck across back and into rt arm with a constant aching pain in my rt arm before surgury my pain was in lt arm and now thats gone replaced by a burning pain in lt hand also getting jolts of pain that shoot into my back from neck i am still... (3 replies)
... it!!! As soon as the week was up i started putting Mederma on it about 5 or 6 times a day. Let me tell you, Mederma does work! It is doing wonders on my scar, my incision on my neck ended up being about 5 inches long and was raised, it looked just horrible! After using Mederma it doesnt look bad at all. ... (8 replies)
... s just healing up. ... (15 replies)
ACDF for Friday
Apr 20, 2004
... I'll be thinking of you and praying on Friday. Be sure to let everyone know - surgeon, anesthesiologist, etc. - about your med allergies and reactions to certain drugs. It might help to write all of them down so you don't forget anything. Include a list of all the meds you currently take. Also include any info on previous surgery or problems you've had with anesthesia. Once... (19 replies)
Home after ACDF
Apr 19, 2004
... Hi, Thank you so much for your concern. I just dont know how you are doing it without pain meds!!!! I have young children too and my youngest is severly handicapped. He is big for his age so throughout my whole ordeal i have just kept reinjuring myself from having to lift him. I know what you mean about the numbness. Before surgery my primary injury symptoms were all on the... (36 replies)
2 weeks post-op
Mar 8, 2004
... laundry and such and really haven't have too much pain or numbness, just on occasion. I see the doctor on Wednesday for a check up and another xray to see if I'm healing properly. ... (11 replies)
... As far as the actual surgery goes i was very suprised at the healing time and the pain wasn't nearly as bad as i thought it would be. ... (4 replies)
... Hope your healing continues on the up and up. ... (8 replies)
... magnum,Believe me when I say that I can totally relate to your story.I was in a simular situation which started about two years ago.I needed to have anterior fusion at the C-6-7 for a herniated disc.My neuro said that he was going to use donor bone and said at the time it worked just as well as if they took my own from my hip.I was extremely relieved to hear that as My husband... (8 replies)
... I am 6 weeks post op and my incision is healing nicely, even though it looks like my NS was drunk when he cut me. It is far from being a nice straight cut! ... (8 replies)
... My neck feels longer, but I am not sure if it is. I had a protusion at the base of my neck in back and where it is is straighter. My incision is healing very well, been putting Vitamin E on it BID. Hope this helps. ... (8 replies)
... I am so glad to know that you are home, and that your surgery is behind you now.The first 2 weeks may be very uncomfortable. Things like swelling and stiffness start up after the 3 day. This is your bodys response to the surgery, it is the inflammatory response kicking in. This is important because all of the increased blood flow and activity in the surgical area promotes... (7 replies)
... smiling will NOT interfere with your healing nor will it make your incision open up!! Everybody now..... ... (3 replies)
... Was able to remove the bandage yesterday. I have a nice horizontal cut, which seems to be healing well. ... (2 replies)
... You know one interesting thing about my post op that I didn't mention was the doctor never looked at my incision. I was surprised he didn't want to see how it was healing. However, I guess he could see it because I didn't have a collar on and my shirt had a round neckline. I'm also concerned that everyone else is having PT and I'm not. Don't want to be left out!! ... (9 replies)
... My incision is on the left side. No idea as to why. ... (15 replies)
... I've had the stabbing, shooting pain at the incision site too. I think it's just part of the healing process as nerves recover. The thickness may be from underlying sutures that haven't dissolved yet, causing a hard, knotted feel. That's just my thoughts. ... (37 replies)

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