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Dessicated disc L4-L5, lumbosacral spine, unable to sleep, surgery the right option ?

I have lumbosacral spine dessicated disc L4-L5, now I have severe pain even lying down in bed is not comfortable it is paining now , I got my mri done on 14th april 2012 , i have this problem from last 4 1/2 years. Right now i am in XXXX and doctor here told me that only surgery is the last option , please help me ? is it safe to go for the surgery
Asked On : Fri, 4 May 2012
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hello sir,
thank you for consulting us,

you are suffering from a serious problem of desiccated lumbosacral spine L4-L5.
since you are having this from quite a long period of time , i.e. around 4 1/2 years, you must have tried all the conservative methods to decrease your pain.

your recent MRI report must have suggested deterioration in your condition, thus the incharge doctor has advised you with only one option that is surgery.

since your condition is deteriorating so surgery is the best option presently, as it will definitely improve your condition, though it is a major and invasive operation.

outcome of most of these surgery is good .

hoping you take the correct decision and get yourself operated soon,
wishing you good health.
Answered: Fri, 4 May 2012
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