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Horrible Painful Back pain

Hi. I have Chiari Malformation 6mm. I wake up 2-3 times a night with severe pain in my lower back, starting @ my waist all the way to the middle of my buttocks. The pain is excruciating to the point that I can't lift pull myself out of bed. I feel like I'm paralyzed. Does this have to do with the Chiari? Could I have an obstruction or a Syrinx. Can anyone advise if they've had or have these symptoms? Any feed back would be greatly appreciated.
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620923 tn?1452915648
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   Hi....we all are different....and it could indicate  a syrinx, tethered cord...EDS....a number of  things...

  I would  get  pain like  that but usually at  the end  of  a long work day....

  Have you had testing  to rule out  related conditions?
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Thank you for your prompt response. You are the best.
No I haven't been tested for anything,except that MRI, I had in 03/2014 when I was Hospitalized.
I recently got my Medical Card. I just now found some Doctots that are Chiari specialist. Will be calling to schedule an appointment with one of them. Will post comments from visit after the fact.
Thank you
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Just posting to wish you smooth navigation through the getting an appointment phase. That can be frustrating, and I hope you find a good doctor with a caring and prompt reception desk. We will wait to hear about your progress. : )
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