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Having a tingling sciatica feeling in the leg. I had a lumbar fusion surgery on the same leg. Cause?

I had a lumbar fusion surgery (L2 & 3) and correction of a ruptured disc 10 weeks ago. I am having a tingling sciatica feeling going down the same leg which had the severe pain before the surgery. I am wondering why the
tingling is still there. I had a fusion surgery 2 years ago and had no remnant of this kind of tingling.

Jim Wirth
Asked On : Sat, 6 Apr 2013
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Goodmorning jim writh. i feel bad that u had two surgieries in a short period. i thick the second surgery could be discectomy which is clearing the structures surrounding the cord which is orginating of sciatic nerve. but after relieving of compression the healing of nerve cord sometimes is very slow. i think u continue the medication for regenerating of nerve that is tab methylcobalmin/mecobalamn 1500mcg daily for some more time. u will completly get free from symtoms. hope u recover soon
Answered: Fri, 5 Jul 2013
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