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A 36-year-old female asked:

Herniated l4,l5,s1 - currently on 4 oxycontin 10mg a day, skelaxin (metaxalone) 800 2 x daily. in extreme pain lower back and left leg. left leg remains numb?

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Dr. Edward Hellman
Orthopedic Surgery 29 years experience
Be seen: If you truly have a herniated disc and your leg is numb and painful and you are having to take that much medication; you might just want to see if you are a surgical candidate and get it fixed and move on with your life.

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Last updated Mar 28, 2015

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