A 46-year-old female asked:
L5s1 laminoforaminotomy aug 2012.recent mri shows l5 s1 disc herniation. scar tissue abutting s1 nerve root neural cysts. is another surgery an opt?
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Internal Medicine 36 years experience
Yes, but....: Having another surgery is an option, but you should try conservative treatment like physical therapy first if you are having pain. Every time that you have surgery, you create more scar tissue. Before proceeding with surgery again, you should get a second opinion from another neurosurgeon or orthopedist.
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Last updated Feb 8, 2014
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