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Are stem cell injections effective? yes I am seeing a pain

Customer Question

are stem cell injections effective?
JA: Have you seen a doctor about this yet? What medications are you taking?
Customer: yes I am seeing a pain MD and have had a thorough exam by a neurosurgeon
JA: How long have you had the pain? What seems to make the pain better or worse?
Customer: I had 3 spinal compression fxs 6 years ago and have been had chronic pain since then. Surgery was not advised and am considering stem cell injections but want to know if they are effective.
JA: Anything else in your medical history you think the doctor should know?
Customer: I have osteopenia and scolioses. Have been taking Oxycode for the pain. I am 81 years old. Do no have any other medical problems.
Submitted: 4 months ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 4 months ago.

Hi, this is Dr Phil, here to assist you. I am Board Certified with over 10 years of experience. I will respond with my answer shortly. Thank you.

Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 4 months ago.

No there is absolutely no evidence they are effective for this condition

Avoid it and save your money

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