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Is It Abnormal For A Lump To Form On The Lumbar Spine Three Weeks After A Lumbar Laminectomy
Sometimes: It can be related to how you were sutured to developing a collection of fluid under your incision like a hematoma or seroma. Or more occasionally from a spinal fluid leak -sometimes it is do to a remaining adjacent spinous process that is now prominant as the others were removed as part of the laminectomy. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I had a lumbar Laminectomy about 2weeks ago , there's a lump on the top of my incision, it doesn't hurt but it just looks wierd, anything I can do?
6 weeks post-op 2 level lumbar spine fusion + laminectomy. Sciatic pain gone-healing on sched. Why the intrmittnt sunburn-like pain on skin of thighs?
MRI of lumbar spine says I have a "left laminectomy defect, status post discetomy." But... I never had back surgery - ever. Should I be worried?
No: Not worried, no. It could have simply been a misread by the radiologist; sometimes the findings of surgery can be subtle and so a radiologist may have misinterpreted the study. But the first thing I would actually check is that the MRI that is being reported is actually yours. Sometimes results can be attributed to the wrong patient, particularly if someone has the same or similar name. ...Read more
Am i too young for spinal fusion? Im a 18 yo female i had a laminectomy last year in my lumbar spine l3-s1 to decompress my nerves. Its been a year and im still in excruciating chronic pain my surgeon said i need a spinal fusion but he wont do it cause im
Had lumbar laminectomy 6/2/11, any excercises i can do to strenghten my back muscles, and just excercise in general, (i kinda hate to walk, boring)?
From none to alot: This is dependent on the amount of bleeding and use of a post op wound drain as well as your use of any aspirin, fish oil or other medication that may affect bleeding and when or if you stopped them preop as well as any use of blood thinners post op to minimize any blood clots. It may also be that you could have some type of bleeding history as well. In any case, it should not affect outcome. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Had lumbar laminectomy years ago. Still having severe leg pain, and lower right side back pain. What could it be?
I had a lumbar laminectomy over a year ago. The nerve pain was resolved but I have a lot of lower back pain still. Is this normal?
Disc disease: Not normal.Should try back rehab/core strengthening.See your specialist if it persists.80 percent of our wt is transmitted down the front of the spine along the discs and this may be weakened. May require stabilization if severe and does not get better with conservative treatment. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What is the best course of action after failed back surgery (lumbar laminectomy). Persistent burning pain along outside of leg and back weakness.
I'm a 41 yo f with Sjogren's. Found a lump about the size of a quarter (but ball shaped) very hard and immobile to the RT of lumbar spine (touching)
41 yo female with Sjogren's Syndrome. Found a small hard lump on the right side of my lumbar spine. My scalp feels like it's sunburned about 1 month?
20 yo son to have a lumbar laminectomy this week. How rare for a 20yo and what is recovery time ?
This can range from: None with just home exercises such as walking progressing to stretching and core strengthening over a few weeks to full activities by 12 weeks to a guided pt program basically providing the same with the addition of modalities such as heat, ultrasound, massage and muscle stimulation and reinforcement and encouragement. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
This depends on : Several factors: your age, physical condition, underlying medical issues, your weight, smoking status, the diagnosis for your surgery and number of levels involved as well as presence of any other spine issues other than the one addressed by the surgery. In general, most people are bactk to their usual routines in 6-12 weeks after surgery? ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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