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What causes severe pain and numbness in the legs?

I m having really bad leg bad leg pain in both legs hurts to walk cant sit very long feet and legs start to go numb in 2016 I lower lumbar fusion I have 2 rods and 5 screws I my back I hurt really bad its stoppong me from doing ,my daily routine what could it b
Wed, 11 Jul 2018
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Can be due to nerve root compression and degenerative changes in the spine that can progress further.

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