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Suggest treatment for chronic back pain after spinal fusion

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Dr. Neeraj Kumar

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Posted on Tue, 2 Feb 2016 in Brain and Spine
Question: Chronic Severe low back pain. 2 previous L5S1 spinal fusions. experiencing extreme pain in Right SI joint. nerve pain on right buttock and hip, down back of leg.
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Answered by Dr. Neeraj Kumar 27 minutes later
Brief Answer:
Possibility of sacroiliatis

Detailed Answer:
Hello,
I have gone through your question and reports.
Your X-ray is showing haziness over right sacroiliac joint probably due to sacroiliatis .
Have you got investigated for HLA B27, ESR?
Any other joint pain, diarrhoea?
Any rheumatological consultation?
Are you suffering from any other medical condition?
Please provide these details with available blood reports too.
Hope you found the answer helpful.
Do get back to me with reports.
Regards
Dr N Kumar
Neurologist
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