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Double amputee, lamonectomy done, have squeezing pressure in tailbone, groin with numbness, frequent urination. Suggestions?

i am a double amputee , above knee on left and hip disarticulation on right. a year ago i had major back surgery for a arachnoid cyst ans stenosis . a lamonectomy was done in lower back and cyst was fixed and they widened the spinal canal for the stenosis. now i feel like a squeezing pressure in my tailbone and my groin and but is going numb. dead numb in cheeks and penis. if i move but around it goes away for alil while. i have pain in mt testicals and am peeing alot with urgency. im worried its getting worse and i dont see my surgeon for 2 weeks. any suggestions. im in constant pain from neuropathy from amputations, and my elbows are shot from overuse. and now backs hurtin again. miserable
Asked On : Sun, 2 Dec 2012
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Yes, You do need some evaluation. Urine infection could cause the problems that you are facing, and you should get at least a complete urine analysis done. If it shows pus cells, you might have to get a urine culture and sensitivity test too.
Sometimes, a neurogenic component could be added to the bladder dysfunction. If there is absence of infection, you might need a urodynamic test to assess how is the bladder muscle - is it overacting, and is the pressure too high, and how are the sphincters - are they too tight, and not coordinated in which case the bladder pressures might be too high and can cause kidney dysfunction. Please do not get a urodynamic evaluation in the presence of infection, though - it could get worse.
Hope I have been able to help you.
Answered: Mon, 23 Dec 2013
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