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Spinal decompression & removed herniated disc

TomiRodgersTTomiRodgers Posts: 1
edited 05/25/2015 - 8:03 PM in Recovering from Surgery
Hello! My name is Tomi, I am a 27 yr old
female whom just recently under went spinal decompression surgery almost 3 weeks ago. I have many questions that I can't seem to get a good answer for myself. My hips are killing me since the surgery more so then before because I did have hip pain. They hurt so bad its unbearable nothing helps. Is this normal? Will it go away? I'm ver concerned and don't know if this surgery was a success or if I'm going to endure a different pain from going threw with the surgery. And if I'm correct if the herniated disc was removed and nothing was put in its place what then? Help me please!!!
Tomi Rodgers


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    Spinal stenosis since 1995
    Lumber decompression surgery S1 L5-L3[1996]
    Cervical stenosis, so far avoided surgery
  • SavageSavage United StatesPosts: 5,427
    edited 05/29/2015 - 2:39 AM
    Your questions are good ones.
    You are only 3weeks post op. You should still be under doctor's care. Doctor really needs to know your symptoms and explain what you are to expect.

    Good communication with doc is so important. Tell doc what you are not understanding and give him opportunity to more clearly explain. You both need to be on same page.

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