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Post Laminectomy.... sex?

sarassara Posts: 6
edited 06/11/2012 - 8:54 AM in Back Surgery and Neck Surgery
When is it safe to have sex after this surgery? (anterior and posterior incisions)


  • Check with your doctor. Usually its when you feel up to it.


    Spinal stenosis, spondolysis, spondolythesis, L4/L5 laminectomy, L4/L5 360 fusion with instrumentation, L1 to L5 fusion with instrumentation and bone graft from hip, L1/S1 fusion with replacement disc put in and a nice bolt from my spine to my pelvis; PT, accupuncture, prolotherapy, many cortisone injections, 4 rhizotomies. Currently on tramadol.
    L4/L5 laminectomy, L4/L5 360 fusion with instrumentation, L1 to L5 fusion, L5/S1 fusion w/ disc replacement, left and right SI joints fused.
  • My Dr says 6 weeks after ALIF but I'm here tot ell ya after 3 weeks we managed. :) of course you have to be easy and find a non-stressful position.
    I dont think I will share this with the Dr though. He might not feel as grateful as I am to have confirmed fit and function this soon. Not to mention the stress relief angle :)
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