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My wife is very sick...desparately need some input please!

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posted on Jun, 24 2012 @ 09:01 PM
First and formost I want to say that your love for your wife is so beautiful and never stop doing what your doing. has she ever tried acupunture ? I was in a horrible accident that left me with the worst back and neck pain,after seeing a cyropractor and having acupunture treatments the pain has gone away about 90% ,Im really sorry for the pain shes expiriencing and i hope it goes away soon

posted on Jun, 24 2012 @ 09:07 PM

Originally posted by webpirate
So...if the surgery is done there is a 75% chance she will get better. If it isn't done, there is a 100% change she will never get better.

And there isn't a 100% chance it will return. Unless it isn't actually removed. Cysts are fluid filled "tumors" for lack of a better word. Sometimes because of where the location is, the cysts are only drained, and can not be removed. This may be why she might continue to have repeat surgery...if she does.

Either way...she needs to have it done as soon as possible. Nerve compression is easiest reversed the sooner it is done. Nerves which are compressed for a longer time can take up to 2 years to recover...if they ever do.

It would help to know the specific type of cyst, and the level of her cervical spine where it is located, but either way, she needs to have either the surgical resection or the drainage of it before it gets any larger and/or compresses the nerves any longer.

To the OP.....This is the first and best straight up and honest answer I have seen here.
I would like to add, from personal experience, You and your wife need to learn as much as you possibly can about this condition. You and her also need to become proficent in medical terminology. Use this knowledge to engage the "medical professionals" you deal with. I know first hand that you get better, more thorough treatment and more helpful information when you look the people treating you in the eye and let them know you are an intellegient well informed person. It give them the impression they can not be dismiss you or feed you a line of B.S.
I feel it also conveys the feeling that you will hold them responsible for their inadequate diagnosis and treatments.
also when you and your wife relate to them on such a deep and passionate level they can not help but empathize with your plight, at least more than if you just sit there in dumbfounded/awestruck reverence of their "doctor status".
After all they are just human beings like you and me, doing a job, collecting a paycheck, looking forward to the end of the day.........."next patient please"

Tell your wife "give them hell!" expect the best treatment and settle for nothing less

P.S. You are a good man to stand beside her. You and her are fortunate to love one and other so deeply.
I wish you both the best!
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posted on Jun, 24 2012 @ 09:10 PM
hey OP! I posted a reply to webpirates response to you..... PLEASE read it, it's actually intended for you and your wife. (page 4)

Best regards to you and your wife!

posted on Jun, 24 2012 @ 09:19 PM

Originally posted by jewells

Originally posted by PatriotAct
reply to post by webpirate

I had a problem with my sciatic nerve and unlike my friend who cured theirs through surgery I completely fixed it with my proposed method. Just to clarify oreganol comes as an oil in a bottle it's good stuff.

First off OP, while I don't have any advice, I feel for what you are both facing. I truly hope that this challenge will see you both emerge healthier,stronger & better people for the experience.
You are both in my prayers.

PA, could you share what helped your sciatic? (Mine has been giving me terrible grief for the last couple of years but has intensified over the past few months), Was it the orenganol oil or something else?
Many thanks

I believe he was talking about the oreganol oil he uses, but it is probably just a brand name of the actual Oregano Oil I take every day. You can buy it at the supermarket I think or order it online. Either way it is recommended by a lot of people for a lot of reasons so I use it daily when I remember to. I take a few drops of iodine first then a drop of oregano oil under my tongue. Let it sit there for a minute before you take a drink. The iodine is what helps my thyroid condition. It has allowed me to stop taking the tsh replacement meds.

Last year I got sick so many times I had a perpetual sinus infection that would lie dormant for a few weeks and then spring back to life. i could not kick it until around Christmas when I started making a hydrogen peroxide nasal spray. A couple squirts of that and the infection went away in a couple days. I used it about 6 times total and any time I see yellow or green I use it one time and never have the problem now. I use Allergy Buster nasal spray in between now when I need sinus relief because it is all natural. It stings when you use it, but it works great.

I am confident now in my ability to avoid debilitating sickness like I used to get. Now I don't use the liver destroying Tylenol or antihistamines for sinuses like before. My liver is nearly shot from that already. I believe everyone should have the tools to stay healthy especially if their bodies are not getting the nutrients they need from their food. I know that my local area food supply is lacking iodine so supplementing it is necessary for some of us especially when it affects our thyroid. Almost every ailment can be linked to diet.

posted on Jun, 24 2012 @ 09:40 PM

Firstly I am really sorry to hear about your wife's problem at such an early age. However, not all is lost and there are very good options where she can live a happy life if you do the right things.

To reintroduce myself, I am a medical doctor, though not a specialist, doing general practice. From the information available in your post, I can assume that the situation is critical but not impossible. As many have suggested the best option will be to get a second opinion from another specialist neurologist. I hope your post is talking about the opinion from a neurologist or a neurosurgeon. Get an opinion of one or 2 other neurologists. Get their individual opinion. It's best that you do not let them know of the opinion of the other neurologists in order not to cloud their decision and introduce bias. Meet them as you met your first specialist (without any knowledge of your wife's condition).

If all the neurologists give the same opinion about surgery being the only choice, then visit one or two neurosurgeons or orthopedicians or spinal surgeons and get their opinion before deciding the best course of action. A spinal surgeon will be my preferred option followed by a neurosurgeon. I cannot be certain now as the information provided by you in your case is not complete.

For searching the best specialists, my opinion differs from the others in the forum. I wouldn't trust a famous surgeon or a famous hospital because everything is ultimately business. The best is the BEST as you hear it because the marketing (media, PR, connections) has been good, not necessarily because he or she is good in their work. The best are usually slogging away without any expectancy of any reward at some research hospital. Any good medical college hospital will be a good place to start searching. Consult the neurology department heads. They have years of good experience in managing critical cases and will be able to handle your case well.

Another valuable opinion from me is to visit a homeopathy doctor, again, from a teaching hospital. Homeopathy works in a different fashion from western medicine and in my period of practice it has proven successful in many cases where we have written off the case due to limitations. Anyways, what have you got to lose? It is not very expensive and very very safe (not toxic, no side effects as in Western medicine). The worst that can happen is, there will be no improvement. But it is a better choice than even taking the 25% chance of surgery. I would do that first and wait (the only fallacy of homeopathy is it is slow) before deciding on the second opinion which is surgery.

Hope she'll get better and you'll lead a good and happy life.

God bless!

posted on Jun, 24 2012 @ 09:50 PM
reply to post by mutatismutandis

I will just tell you this, Jesus once was asked by his disciples about a blind man being blind since birth. He was asked did this man or his parents sin for this man to be born blind. Jesus said “Neither this man nor his parents sinned,” said Jesus, “but this happened so that the work of God might be displayed in his life. Basically you can put the faith that God will heal her, take a chance my friend. Just repent and cry out to God, ask or Jesus to come into your life. Faith comes by hearing my friend, just tell God you give up and he will carry your burden my friend because his yoke is easy and his burden is light. Amen.

posted on Jun, 24 2012 @ 10:09 PM
reply to post by mutatismutandis

That is spelled
I have had a patient that arrived in a wheel chair in my office. After neuro and orthopedic exams I ordered xrays and an MRI. The tests showed a Thyroid tumor that fractured the C2 vertebral body and wrapped around the spinal chord. After placing patient in a cervical collar he was rushed to MD Anderson for consult after surgery patient made a full recovery.
Surgery is noit what it used to be 15 years ago there has been alot of improvements.
My suggestion is see 3 Neurosurgeons and 3 Orthopedic surgeons (Spine Specialty), and go with the advice you trust the most.

posted on Jun, 24 2012 @ 10:16 PM
reply to post by mutatismutandis

My advice is to take her to some christians who know how to heal. I'm not talking about the phoney Binny Hill televangelist b.s. but real christians who know what to do. Miracle healing does work and she won't need surgery and she will recover fully. My wife's gallbladder went out on her and she was in so much pain that if i barely even touched her she would scream, she couldn;t hold down any food and she had kidney stones and blood in her urine that her doctor tested her for one friday. She didn;t want surgery so 3 of us took her into the preacher's study and prayed. Her pain went away and she was able to eat food again. She recovered.

Sometimes when doctors can do nothing, sometimes that's Christ telling you to come to him. Sometimes he uses doctors, sometimes when he's looking to bolster faith in someone or give them faith they didn't have before, thats what he uses miracles for.

posted on Jun, 24 2012 @ 10:21 PM
I'm so sorry she's going through this, as a person that was sick for the last three years with a pain that so many doctors dismissed , I completely understand. It took three years of pain and doctor hopping to find a doctor who discovered my root cause in one simple test. I had surgery four weeks ago and pathology came back with cancer. It was caught in time, but one more year and the doctor said it would have progressed so much that I'd have been terminal. I know what she is experiencing is different, but there is hope. I will hope for some answers for her.

posted on Jun, 24 2012 @ 11:11 PM
reply to post by mutatismutandis

I hope youre wife will be ok!! I wish both of you health and happiness!! Going after the first idiots that got a hold of her- First collect a copy of all medical records..and test! Second- File a complaint on each doctor with the medical board in youre state. You can do this on-line..but make sure you get a copy of all her medical records, test and bills!! You can get the idiots with Standard of Care Issues and Neglect! You may also be able to get them on medical coding on the bills if they do not match the purpose of doctors visit.

It is very common for women to be neglected when they are complaining about heart problems or symptoms of a stroke. They love making women sound Mental! You may also be able to go after the idiots that neglected her by them even giving her anxiety Meds..get a copy of the side effects of whatever medication they put her on.

Start looking for an Attorney.

Have Faith!! Get a second opinion!! They may be wrong!

Sincerely, Amy in NC
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posted on Jun, 24 2012 @ 11:17 PM
reply to post by mutatismutandis

Love is the only way to go, I know it sounds gay and its some hippie BS but trust me when I tell you, but miracles really happen when your lovin or in a state of allowing. Google Wayne Dyer, Esther Hicks, Law of Attraction, watch the Secret, and read some stuff about the power of belief. Wayne Dyer has a famous story about him meeting this girl. She had been diagnosed with a rare form of cancer. He coached her so to say introduced her to positive affirmations. After so long of positive affirmations, like, I am cancer free....etc. She was found to miraculously be cancer free. BS, well, thats for you to decide, if you are hopeless, this will surely be a good outlet and worth a try. Not to mention you'll feel great. Maybe not now, but read, be inspired, these people have great messages, and their has been many instances to confirm these beliefs...In the meantime I will be saying my prayers for you and sending you loving vibes across the distance. I wish you all the best, everything will be ok.
Love, Light, and Happiness

posted on Jun, 24 2012 @ 11:31 PM
My goodness folks get her to a good chiropractor.

posted on Jun, 24 2012 @ 11:36 PM
hey man sorry to hear about your wife. After about 2 years being on this site I finally made an account just to share this with you. To get to the point its a very affordable eccentric medicine called miracle healing templates. I've heard about them from several friends and it's receiving some buzz lately on the internet. They claim to be able to help a multitude of health problems. Visit the site and read about it more there I recently ordered a template that claims to boost the endocrine system. I can't really say this thing is sure shot but the one thing it asks is for the people using it to believe in it and let it work its wonders. I sincerely hope this helps in any way possible.

~Peace and Love
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posted on Jun, 24 2012 @ 11:58 PM
reply to post by mutatismutandis

I would op for surgery; odds are better than not having surgery.

posted on Jun, 25 2012 @ 12:29 AM

Please call the Mayo in Minnesota and get a referral they are the best around people go there from all over the world ..They got me in to see who I've been going to see for many years (since childhood) I have a genetic terminal disease that there is no cure for but this DR has managed to keep me alive when i should have died many years ago ..
Please stay away from the snake oil treatments they may make the problem even worse your wife needs a DR thats in this field and knows all your options ..You and your wife are in my prayers there is always hope stay strong..peace,sugarcookie1

posted on Jun, 25 2012 @ 01:32 AM
reply to post by mutatismutandis

there is the power of magnets. if it were me i would try to reduce the pain using magnetic therapy. i am of the opinion that these things occur because of an imbalance of energy. below the shoulder is to much positive energy, so she needs negative energy to balance, above the shoulder there is to much negative energy so she would need positive to balance. i have used magnets to heel myself many times. however, i myself have a nerve disorder that is electrical and irreversible from being electrocuted so i have been losing the feeling in my right hand and arm that magnets have not been able to help, but it does ease my pain. as for a cyst this is a manifestation of bad energy that will only continue to grow if not treated. removal is the short term answer, but it will be necessary to maintain balance either way. if surgery is not desired try magnetic therapy by holding a bipolar magnet with the energy needed as i explained above, use the negative pole ( too much positive) against the skin below the shoulder and the positive pole above ( too much negative ). also, try meditation and chakra cleansing.

i will send u my positive energy to help the process.



posted on Jun, 25 2012 @ 01:54 AM
Be strong and think of the positives in your life and the happiness that you have with each other.

My girlfriend's dad is diagnosed with several different types of cancer. One in particular is so rare, that all the specialists at MD Anderson had never seen it before and had only read about it due to it's rarity. They told my girlfriend that her dad required surgery but that he had a less then 1% chance of success and he could only have a few months to life due to all his other complications. But if he didn't get the surgery then he would pass away a lot sooner.

They did the surgery because it had the possibility to extend his life. Well it's been almost 3 years now and he's doing great and all the doctors are stumped, they cannot figure out why he's still alive.


Doctors don't know everything, they are human after all.

The doctors told my girlfriend's family that he had to be put into a hospice and they refused. Those hospices suck the life out of people, its so sad there.

Instead they had him move in with family members (her brother and her took turns at who's house he would be staying at, currently he's staying with "us"). The quality of life was so much better. He was always surrounded by love ones and everyone did all they could to make him laugh and happy. He looks great now and he still has cancer. We joke with him all the time and watch movies and such. We've surrounded him with things that make him happy and it has done wonders.

The power of the mind/brain can overcome just about anything, how you think and feel can reflect on your health. Constantly thinking of the negatives and how unhealthy one is, is never a good thing, that's what hospices do and the life expectancy is usually less then 6 months for those in hospices.

We did the opposite and thought positively and made his life better by making him smile and laugh.

The first few months were not easy, but soon it got easier because we were always around him, cheering him up and in the process we were also cheering ourselves up.

There is much for you to ponder, but have faith and be strong.

The surgery is worth looking into but I would also recommend stuff like meditation or any other activities that relieve stress and take your mind off the hardships your facing. It is not easy at first to try these things if you've never had, but they do help. Keep an open mind and try to make the quality of life much better anyway you can.

I hope the best for you and your wife. May the good Lord be with you and show you the path.

posted on Jun, 25 2012 @ 02:37 AM
Look up 'Ozone Therapy', starting by drinking ozonated water first, then ozone sauna daily, if you can find ozone clinics, then ask for ozone blood transfusion. Most of our problem start with the lack of oxygen in our body. Wish you and your wife all the best.

Check this book out. I got mine for free.......

posted on Jun, 25 2012 @ 02:40 AM
Believe me, I HATE doctors. So many don't knw what they are doing and I've often had to bring in a diagnoses myself. In this case I think the surgery would be best. You cannot go backwards now. They know what the trouble is. They can extract the cyst, once they get in they can determine for sure what needs to be done. There is a good chance at her age she will survive the surgery. Get someone who does Reiki to aid in the healing process, before and after. She will NOT need surgeries forever if she can rid her body of the cyst through alternative healing techniques. But if you do not do the surgery she will most likely lose all the feeling in her body and perish anyway. To save her life she must do something rather than nothing. Once she is better healthy eating exercise, spiritual and mental healing techniques can help her. Then I would find a lawyer and sue each doctor who saw her previously in turn. Slowly and aggressively, seek them out and sue them. You will recoup your losses by putting a malpractice suit on each one. Not huge, but enough to let them know they are being watched and punished.

posted on Jun, 25 2012 @ 02:54 AM
I am not sure if this helps you, but my wife has a cyst and one day it grew so big we thought it was cancer.
Basically speaking it grew up from a size of a dime - almost not noticeable - to like 4 inches long within like a month. We really got scared so we both went to doctors and went through a ton of bull# before learning that it was coffee causing it. Don't laugh - it was a fu*king coffee alright?
The cancer doctor said - it is not a cancer and that it is common and coffee causes it.

So my wife stopped drinking coffee and after 2 weeks the whole thing somehow diminished - it did not fully disappear but somehow went into remission.

Aside from that - we were told to try cannabis oil - called hemp oil - which is known to cure cancer.
She never tried that - but we are thinking about it. I wrote about that once here:
Maybe it helps you.
It's better than nothing and it doesn't hurt to try.

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