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Have severe back pain. Had two surgeries for spine conjunction. Advised for surgery now. What to do?

My father got two operation at CMC vellore 5yrs back...due to some spine conjuction .One is on cervical spine and after 7 month one in Lumbar spine..After relieving some pain for some yr now he got severe pain in back and now doctor in Odisha suggest to go for an operation which need two plate at LS-4.I need to know whether it is advisable or we should consult other doctor.

Asked On : Thu, 2 May 2013
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From the description provided it seems that your father is having a severe degenerative disc disease. The gradual progression of the problem has caused the further compression and the surgeon has suggested a surgical treatment for him.
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Dr. Praveen Tayal
Answered: Fri, 3 May 2013
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