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Numbness in abdomen, lower back pain radiating to thigh, prescribed lycra. Surgery for stenosis, radiculopathy done. Any ideas?

Hi, I am a 57 year old female in Sept I had surgery done T12-L4 stenosis and radiculopathy for left side know after wards I am having numbness on right abdomen and numbness and pain right lower back going down to back thigh doctor just put me on Lyrica 75mg once a day. Do you have any idea what could be wrong and do you think another surgery might have to be done
Asked On : Fri, 25 Jan 2013
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well surgery wil provide some relief but no surgeon can give a 100% gaurantee

looks like you still have some nerve compression

start on methycobal once daily

meanwhile get an ncv of the affected limb

let me know the report for further advice

best of luck
Answered: Sat, 7 Dec 2013
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