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davepeak25 posted:
had a halo for 11 weeks after fracturing my neck.....pain in a pin site can indicate it is coming loose even before its apparent.......it might have come loose off the skull and thats causing the pain........trust me it happened to me and the docs said it was fine and retorqued them all and it was clear it was banging off my skull when i got home.......they ll give u a cat scan and if good they ll take it off......the only other option is to put in a new pin beside the old one in a new spot.......hope my info helps............
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bj1208 responded:
hi and welcome to the support group -


sorry you've had such a hard time with this - i've had back surgery so I don't really know what all you went thru but have seen several people who have had the head brace on -


I know before i had back surgery i had about 50 questions for the surgeon before I agreed to the surgery - and even after the surgery I had more questions - didn't matter how stupid the questions were I asked -


I hope you are doing better - I don't know if we've had any members that have had your type of surgery that have stayed with us - so please keep posting even if it's just to vent - this is a great support group and we try to help each other -


take care - Joy


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