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had one laminectomy and now lower back pain has recurred

A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Walter Husar
32 years experience Neurology
Yes, it's true: In general, surgery prevents further damage. The old added is if you operate simply for pain, you will be unhappy with the results. If there no other ... Read More

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A 49-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Kent
11 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
It could be facet: Pain, but often during laminectomies they obliterate the medial branch that feeds the facet, so it is not the only possibility and other things, like ... Read More
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A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bikash Bose
44 years experience Neurosurgery
Disc disease: Not normal.Should try back rehab/core strengthening.See your specialist if it persists.80 percent of our wt is transmitted down the front of the spin ... Read More
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A 49-year-old male asked:
Dr. Marlis Gonzalez fernandez
12 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Likely: After surgery, the muscles of the back weaken (much more if the surgery was extensive and muscles were cut to get to the spine). Starting pt as soon ... Read More
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A 49-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Francis
Specializes in Pain Management
Facet arthropathy: It may be you have a facet arthropathy that is the basis for your axial pain. Cycling and running tend to increase stress and pressure on your lower ... Read More
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A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Douglas Chang
20 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Not normal: But not totally surprising either... You should check back in with your surgeon who might consider an updated mri.
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alan Patterson
41 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
See an orthopod: See an orthopedic doctor to check out your spine, could be a spine or disc or muscle problem, you may need an mri, but the orthopedic doc can determi ... Read More
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A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Being : Being in a sitting position for most of the day puts significant strain on your back. You indicated that you have not been physically active for sever ... Read More
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A 64-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jimmy Henry
15 years experience Pain Management
It may improve...: Most cases of back pain will improve, especially with conservative therapies. However, the tingling down the leg indicates a nerve issue, the severity ... Read More
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A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ki-Hon Lin
24 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
See a physician: The fever and nausea make this case more than just garden variety back pain. I would definitely recommend seeing a physician for further evaluation.
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