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A 26-year-old female asked about a 26-year-old female:

3 days ago drainage from back after discetomy had discetomy on 03-17 is normal to have drainage is it infection if it is what are complications?

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Dr. Martin Raff
Infectious Disease 56 years experience
Infection: The overwhelming probability is that this is infected. The complication of not getting this diagnosed and treated immediately if not sooner are spinal osteomyelitis, epidural space infection. Paraspinous infections, infection of the psoas and other muscles. Go and get seen and have this diagnosed now. Good luck.

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Last updated Mar 22, 2020

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