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Had crushed discs in lower back. Had fusion of L4. Pain recurred and radiating to legs, groin. Suggestions?

just a quick question..i have two crushed dic in my lower back..l4 l5..they took out l4 and fused it back together in hopes that there was no chance of it comming back..they never did anything with l5..dr holla out of scranton did the procedure...would you have any answer is to why..cause it is back to square one again..but now the pain is shooting down in between the legs into the groin are...any suggestions would be greatly appreciated ty
Asked On : Sat, 19 Jan 2013
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Nov 2013
Thank you for posting the query.
The reasons to choose a type of surgery is best answered by the treating surgeon. However, at this point, you are in pain, and we need to address that. You would immensely benefit from medications such as pregabalin or gabapentin. In addition, physiotherapy would also help.
Please get back if you require any additional information.

Best wishes,

Dr Sudhir Kumar MD (Internal Medicine), DM (Neurology)
Senior Consultant Neurologist
Apollo Hospitals, Hyderabad,
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