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Pain in the neck

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  • Posted By: Siren25
  • February 26, 2007
  • 00:18 PM

Well what i can say, i have been suffering with a recurring neck problem for over 6 years. I'm 30 years old and work with PC's and spend most of my time craned over a keyboard. I suffer with vertigo, ringing in the ears, criking bones in the neck, constant headaches and migrains, pins and needles and sometimes dead arm. I have constant dull pain in my neck and shoulders. When sleeping i wake several times or more due to this problem. When i drop off to sleep i get a twitch in my leg. I have seen a neurologist last year and had a MRI scan and was told there was nothing wrong with me.

Its recently that i had an unusually attack and suffered some form of numbness or paralysis to the left side of my body. With a feeling of ice cold feeling in the limbs. I have now been told i need to see another neurologist again, to see what this issue or problem is. I feel i have no faith in my local hospital and have asked to see a consultant at Kings College Hospital. I was wondering if anyone has suffered with anything like this and what it could be. It worries me as i have been like this too long and tried physiotherapy for the vertigo.

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  • Hello, I too had those symptoms and finally got my entire spine MRI. I have many herniated discs. Had my neck operation and all weird symptoms are gone. It wasn,t till my left side went dead did anyone believe me. So fight for another MRI.
    loiskerr 29 Replies Flag this Response
  • thanks for the support lois..... well i should know on friday what i may or may not have..... will let you know once i seen the nerologist at kings college hospital.:)
    Siren25 2 Replies Flag this Response
  • I have been told by the neurologist that i have depression, but they have not checked my patient records or checked the previous neurologist findings and MRI. It makes me wonder if that was a brush off by the NHS. I was told that they need to check these details and may call me back for tests. The NHS is the 4th worlds largest employer and yet still they cannot research any patients details before a consultation. How many people are walking around with a miss diagnosis and been told that they may have something else. Oh well i hope this is time they use wisely to research my patient record. As i have very limit trust in the british medical profession. If i was paying for private medical care i think this would be a different case.:confused:
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