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I can not cross my legs and even sit down for a long time

I cannot cross my legs and even sit down for along time I was successfully operated for neurofibroma and laminectomy in L4-L5 vertebra on Nov 25,2004.My left side is still affected and I cannot cross my legs and even sit down for along time.Two MRIs taken successively reveal,"spinal cord widening posteriorly.Severe nerve root compression in L4-L5 region"I feel tremendous pressure in legs and get splitting headaches frequently Also a nerve conduction study taken revealed,"Absent H-reflexes on both sides" I cant even travel for a long time.What are H reflexes?What is the problem?What should be my future course of action?
Sat, 12 Dec 2009
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Kindly give the following details for me to answer your questions: a) The neurological problem (i.e. weakness of leg, numbness and pain in the legs, any disturbance in passing urine, motion, etc.) you had before operation and the duration. b) Reports of MRI before and after operation.
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