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  • Posted By: samuelchrist
  • October 6, 2010
  • 04:16 AM

So where do i? ok well may be at the beginning so it makes some sort of sense to those whom will read this. About 20 yrs back i experienced numbness and tingling in my left hand and last 2 1/2 fingers, and the circulation being hindered to my hand as well, once u elevated it it would cut off , if hold the pulse at the wrist u could feel it die off once lifted and return when lowered. So the orthapedic guy sent me for xrays and found i had a 1st cervical rib, woohoo adam move over. he promised to get me into surgery real quick if i was the experiment for his other specialist to see. He cut thru the colar bone to extract the rib and left a small amount still on the neck. All got worse and in a lot of pain so seen another vascular surgeon some whom took out the plate and the screws and took the rest of the ribout as well. all seem to pretty good till some time back when i started work for a company where i was carrying long steel lenghts and 50 kg rolls. But also after working there i got worse and worse, I have blured vision and I mean I was sitting in the truck and every thing even vivid and bright in my eyes like acid trip. that disappear real quick and then i would get dissy or have burning up the back of my neck, left side, but then also got sharp pain in my both eyes, and now burning over the top of my skull and numbness and tingliing in my face and lips..... THE MRI showed up nothing but a little degeneration in the c4-5-6, they my own doctor put me on Lyrica and to be honest is has done nothing but make me drowsy plus I had tendonitus in the right wrist while all this has been going on, so had to take large amounts of codine to cope with all pain.....well one thing is that the tendonitus has been operated on and helped a little. Any one got any insight that may bring some light to this...The Neurologist sent me home with another script for Endept saying to come back in 6 months. Oh i forgot the Circulation and the numbness and tingling in my left hand is all BACK. :D

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