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Had severe rt abductor pain for 3 weeks. l4,5, s1,2 surgery oct 2014. pain never left. rt abductor started, got bad enough I needed a crutch. PCP put me on cymbalta. pain all but gone in 3 days. Pain went to low back-severe, then started down buttocks. now entire upper thigh, buttock,low back severe. numb below knee. Leg just collapses. using crutch, and walker. 3 falls. 2 ER visits in 3 days. Diladid and torodal last time. took x rays. nothing signifant. "Looks like sciatia". 2 different hosps. Pain dr. wont call back. PCP disqualifed from ins. Quit cymbalta. 750 percocet doesnt touch it Heat or ice dont help. Have appt tues with sports medicine for abductor pain. Dont know what to do. Nobody addressing the cause, just the symptoms. Have MRI from Jan-reads bad. Leg.low back, knees, nerve conduction in last few months. Everyone just keeps passing me on. NOW I CANT WALK. Dont know where to go next. scared and hurting.

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