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What is the cause for leg pain after a spinal tap for C section ?

I have severe leg pain after having a spinal tap done to have a C section 6 weeks ago. The pain is localized from my knee up my the outer thigh. It s numb and then severe tingling pain shoots in my leg. It s sensitive to touch. The pain is unbearable. Pain medicine has not worked. Carla
Asked On : Fri, 24 Jun 2011
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The pain you have ismostly sciatic nerve pain. It's mostly due to pressure or compression of the sciatic nerve during pregnancy/During labour or LSCS operation.
YOu can take tab combiflam & tab. (or inj. of Neurobion Bi weekly 3 injs.)1 tab each twice a day for 5 days. Tab. Neurobion is to be continued for 10 days.this will releave you of the problem.
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