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Old 02-08-2007, 07:15 PM   #1
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cord compression

well i had my mri done on my thoracic and cervical spine and my spinalcord is compressed from the disc in the thorasic spine.. if i can cure my pain with epidurals and pt do i need to go in for surgery??? right now i am in so much pain my thoracic area is throbbing severley and my legs are getting real weak.. 2nd question: i know bowel inconsistancy is a sign of spinal cord compression, i have had a very queezy stomach since my back started throbbing a month ago, can this be a symptom??? i mean i havent lost control but i do have to run to the bathroom... somebody please help i dont know what to do im scared i cant have another surgery i just cant.... hope to here from you soon and thanks...