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A 37-year-old female asked:

How will i know that my discectomy is successful?

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Dr. David Lundin
Neurosurgery 28 years experience
Feeling better: You should feel better after dissectomy by 6 weeks from surgery. Depending on how long you had an injury or if there was nerve damage the results can take longer and may not be perfect.

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