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Old 02-04-2005, 06:22 PM   #1
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I'm new to the boards, and new someone's help with a recent Discogram I had a few days ago (2 days). Is it normal to still be in a great deal of discomfort since this type of procedure?

Old 02-04-2005, 08:00 PM   #2
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Re: Discogram

[QUOTE=blk3487]I'm new to the boards, and new someone's help with a recent Discogram I had a few days ago (2 days). Is it normal to still be in a great deal of discomfort since this type of procedure?[/QUOTE]

They could have gotten a muscle when they injected the needle.
If you're experiencing a headache, call the doc immediately though.
Pain is normal - I personally didn't have any, but know that people do afterward.

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Old 02-05-2005, 06:24 AM   #3
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Re: Discogram

I had pain for about a week afterwards, but the doctor gave me some good pain meds. If you have them , take them.

Old 02-05-2005, 06:52 AM   #4
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Re: Discogram

Hi there
If yo had a positive result to your discogram esp. if it was more than one level. then it is certainly normal to feel like.... for a few days. i know I did, just take it easy if you can. good luck to you!!!!!!!!!

Old 02-09-2005, 04:15 PM   #5
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Re: Discogram

I had one that involved 4 discs injected. Took 2 days off and had some trouble for a few more. It is one of the most painful, but I finally got my answer (after 3 full years of trying to find out what was wrong).

Take the meds, if you got 'em...just be careful about the dependency potential. Take care of yourself.
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