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microdicectomy yesterday

AnonymousUserAAnonymousUser Posts: 49,731
edited 06/11/2012 - 8:22 AM in Back Surgery and Neck Surgery
after suffering l 4/5 prolapse for over a year i had my op yesterday , now have no sciatic pain , but surgery site
( incision) is very sore , and back muscles feel tight and stiff, trying to keep moving about occasionaly, hope each day pain will lessen,
still taking morphine but have to wean myself off them slowly , and have been given paracetamol and ibrupofen,
glad i had it done , but have to admit i was scared of any complications, touch wood theres light at the end of the tu nnel now, :H
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  • You are now on the other side and that is great.If you had the surgery yesterday you are obvioulsy doing well.

    The surgery site will be sore for a while but the paracetemol usually helps with that. Dont try to be brave and do without.

    Keep the good recovery going

    Blessings Sara
  • Be sure to take care of yourself and do not do anything stupid because you feel ok. I did and now look where I am at. The pain may come back a little. The NS told me that the local anthesia wears completely off in 3-4 days, so don't worry I you start hurting a little bit more. I am so glad you are doing well. Like Angelback said be sure to take your meds. If the pain gets out of hand the meds may not work then.
  • It's nice being on this side isnt it? No more worries of the unknown :)

    Christina :)
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