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Greenville, NC
A 24-year-old female asked:

Had surgery l5-s1 have symptoms of a pulling of muscle at bottom right foot. now a year and still having muscle aches, and new abdominal pain. normal?

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Dr. Andre Panagos
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 24 years experience
No, not normal: The pulling muscle could be due to nerve irritation in the back from the surgery, best to see your surgeon. I am most concerned with the muscle aches and abdominal pain. There are many causes of those two symptoms, so you should see your primary care doctor.
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