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A 26-year-old male asked:

L5/s1 herniation, did surgery and now the disk are fine by xray, i'm having left side of back pain and leg numbness, is it sign of other disk problem?

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Dr. Jovita Anyanwu
Internal Medicine 31 years experience
Radiculopathy: Sometimes back pain and radiculopathy may persist after surgery. May consult your neurosurgeon. An MRI will be a better imaging study to identify spinal stenosis.
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