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At the age of 30 I had a L4-5 spinal fusion (disc degeneration) and now the same pain is lower?

Posted 8 hours ago by Dean9515 0 answers

... After numerous trips to ER, physical therapy and Dr's offices, no one will do an MRI and the pain is practically intolerable. How do I get someone to actually TRY and figure out what the problem is? I'm 37 now, just got married last year and it has totally put a damper on ...

I had a spinal fusion I had a bowel kitchen and eventually my uterus was on my enlarged uterus was?

Posted 10 Nov 2016 by melissabeth0506 0 answers

... on my about wanted with the small pulmonary embolism I am healing but I feel all the apparatus in my back and just wanted to other people also feel it just makes me a little bit nervous and I want to know if I was alone on this

2 weeks out from L5-S1 spinal fusion with discectomy. Is it normal to feel like there is a stick?

Posted 26 Oct 2016 by guidobmb 2 answers

... where the fusion is and almost like a ridge of tissue at the top if you lean forward and then straighten? The pain has gotten better, but I have a numb feeling all the way down my legs to my feet and especially in my left big toe. I was told this would get better with time as the nerves heal. I ...

The drug neurontin(gabapentin) may be an accident waiting to happen???

Posted 6 Oct 2016 0 answers

I have been taking gabapentin for 10 weeks after two level spine fusion surgery July 18. Last Thursday I was standing at my sink and turned to my right, holding on to the sink counter, I took a step forward with my left leg. Immediately I felt a complete weakness and a popping sound in the left leg ...

Can I use forteo again after 10 years of using it for a total of 22 months?

Posted 26 Aug 2016 by Fran Liburdy 0 answers

I completed 22 months of Forteo ending in 2006. I just had spinal fusion surgery and am wearing an electro magnetic bone growth stimulator brace (2 hours per day). Can Forteo be used again in this situation? Would Forteo stimulate bone growth or can it be used only once per lifetime?

Chronic Pain - Has anyone had the spinal fusion of the sacrum with "I-fuse" procedure?

Posted 12 Jun 2016 by TigerLilly18 1 answer

Seeking to talk to others who have sacroiliac pain, hip pain, lower back pain. Doctor also asked me to read up about spinal stimulators for pain control. Any info would be appreciated.

Back Pain - Can spinal fusion of the lumbar spine cause the spine to curve over and cause a hump?

Posted 15 May 2016 by baucoml 1 answer

... back problem? I have 4 pins in the lumbar region. And am having hip problems and my spine is not supporting my back. Thus makes it hard to walk. I feel that the spine surgery is the cause

I need advice about taking lyrica vs gabapentin? Can I take gabapentin by day and lyrica at night?

Posted 8 Mar 2016 by Kokacola1 1 answer

I have taken Lyrica starting at 75mg and now up to 150mg twice a day for just over a year now. I decided to try find a less expensive alternative and Gabapentin was recommended by a pharmacist. I am not a diabetic, but I've had spinal fusion twice, 10 years and 1year ago. Now I suffer with ...

Disc decompression between L3-L4 with double fusion on back of Vertebraes?

Posted 3 Feb 2016 by Jackoftrades 0 answers

On 12/09/2015 I had disc decompression done between L3-L4 with 2 fusions done on back of the two vertebraes and since then I've had no headaches nor any pains down either hands or arms other than numbness in thumb and 1st fingers of the right hand which is new and I'll take that over the ...

I underwent my third cervical spinal fusion in three years. I have taken Nucynta 50 mg. off and on,?

Posted 7 Jan 2016 by Julier537 1 answer

... more on than off, for the past three years. I am worried about its long term side effects. My memory is slipping and I have a lot of tiredness. If I don't take it, I start feeling nauseous by around one or two in the PM. Does this mean I am dependent? I also suffer from night sweats and ...

My legs mostly my left have major fluid retention ever since cervical spinal fusion. Coincidence?

Posted 25 Dec 2015 by lennongurl 2 answers

I don't know what the fluid retention is from. I had the cervical spinal fusion in 2012 and ever since then my left leg has had major fluid retention. I've had numerous ultrasounds to check for blood clots (another just Sunday night at the ER because it hurts too). Dr says just watch your ...

Zohydro ER - Increase in dose after 4 th. Surgery in two years?

Posted 2 Sep 2015 by Evelena 1 answer

I have had a four level anterior /posterior spinal fusion, mrsa, clean outs, now two years later find no fusion an a screw placed impaled my nerve later to be served during revision , also had a spinal fluid leak so another surgery to repair. I don't tolerate heavy pain meds. Bp runs low all ...

How long do embeda last after taking?

Posted 9 Jun 2015 by youngNruined 1 answer

ive only been on embeda about a month, I have a long history but short version is I'm 34, had lower spinal fusion or I would've bn paralyzed. My spine is jacked from neck to low bsck, degenerative disease in hip, can no longer work. Years of painpills, never will be off of them. I'm ...

Butrans - I have had three failed spine surgeries. Foreign body reaction to Titanium screws?

Posted 4 Mar 2015 by barkerrd 2 answers

... necessitated the removal of the spinal fusion. Recently I used the 10 mg patch for a week and then I was told to use two patches. I experienced extreme sleepiness, confusion, and poor balance which led to a fall, No pain relief. Bad drug

I have a bottle of 5mg cyclobenzaprine, and a bottle of 10mg. Would it be ok to take 2 of 5mg to eq?

Posted 12 Jul 2014 by pariskat 1 answer

I had a spinal fusion, and my doctor gave me 10mg. While in the hospital, the attending dr gave me 5mg. So would it be ok to take 2 of the 5mg to equal the 10mg. I don't have many of the 10mg left.

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