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Can anyone tell me what can be done with the pain associated with chiari malformation?

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Dr. Gerald Mandell
Nuclear Medicine

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Some CMs are asymptomatic and do not interfere with a person’s activities of daily living.
In other cases, medications may ease symptoms, such as pain. Surgery is the only treatment available to correct functional disturbances or halt the progression of damage to the central nervous system. Most individuals who have surgery see a reduction in their symptoms and/or prolonged periods of relief.

In brief: Neuro dr 4 options

Some CMs are asymptomatic and do not interfere with a person’s activities of daily living.
In other cases, medications may ease symptoms, such as pain. Surgery is the only treatment available to correct functional disturbances or halt the progression of damage to the central nervous system. Most individuals who have surgery see a reduction in their symptoms and/or prolonged periods of relief.
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