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I have Klippelfiel Syndrome from birth I am now 39 with

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I have Klippelfiel Syndrome from birth I am now 39 with Cervical vertebrae C1-C7 fused apart from slight movement at C2-C3. I see a Consultant Neurosurgeon who has said surgery is too risky. I suffer from pain regularly in my neck.
Would it be beneficial for me to see a Neurologist aswell???
Submitted: 1 month ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. David replied 1 month ago.

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Expert:  Dr. David replied 1 month ago.

you should see a neurologist.

you should see if acupuncture can help decrease pain

medical marijuana could help with your pain

you may benefit from pain medications like codeine or hydrocodone

a steroid injection into your spine could help

a TENS unit on your neck and spine could help decrease pain.

let me know if you have questions

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Customer: replied 1 month ago.
How would medical Cannabis help? Is its application a topical cream? Or taken internally?How would steroid injections help my neck pain?
Expert:  Dr. David replied 1 month ago.

medical cannabis can help decrease pain.

it is smoked or taken as an oil like hemp or CBD oil

steroid injections into your neck can help decrease inflammation and pain from your neck.