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Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Bones, Muscles and Joints
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Doctor :   Hi
User :   Hello
Doctor :   how can i help you?
User :   What type of dr. are you?
Doctor :   General practioner

User :   33 year old male had laminectomy at L5 S1 9 years ago
Doctor :  
User :   I am labeled as having failed back surgery syndrome
Doctor :  
User :   What I don't uinderstand is as soon as i opened my eyes after surgery in the recovery room I had tremendous pain from my foot all the way up through my buttocks
Doctor :   ok

User :   Doctors today say the pain is due to scar tissue but how can it be scar tissue if the pain was immediately after surgery, doesn's scar tissue take time to process?
Doctor :   what was the indication for spine surgery in you?

User :   Herniated disk at L5 S1

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