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insight56iinsight56 Posts: 1
edited 01/01/2016 - 10:31 PM in Chronic Pain
had back surgery 2008 had spondylosis now have cage, screws ,and some small plates I went to my pm dr for an extra injection because I had a fall as I was getting off an airplane had the injection went home got up the next day and my big toe on my right foot was burning didn't call my dr thought I had because I thought I had gout by the end of the week my whole foot was burning with in 2 weeks both feet were burning still wait until next apt went in she said there was no way it was from the injection so she put me on Lyrica I swelled up like a balloon so after 6 month I stopped and lost 10LBS she put me on Gabapentin I was on 300 mg 1 time a day no relief but stayed on that dosage for 3 yrs so much pain from it finally found a new dr he put me on 600mg 3 times a day still is uncomfortable so the new dr says if you do get the injections that he will drop you from the program so started that again............ I have a lot of leg pain I can't hardly sit down hurts to want for any period of time i also have a bad knee I also have alt of back spasms ............... then in feb of 14 I fell and broke all the bones in the elbow 2 of them were broke in half the third was only a chip some time had past and I was dropping glass and when I get out of bed in the mornings I 'am nauseous and my left arm is with a headache and my hand is numb the neuropathy has gotten a lot worse as of late my bottom lip is numb and up my left leg is numb to my knee I when I walk on my carpet it feels wet to me and it fill like water is dripping on my left shoulder so I told some of this to my dr so I had a ct it came back I have 2 wide base herniated disc C4- C5 and my T10 -and my L3- L4 and my- L5 are also herniated ,I was wondering about my leg being numb and the hand is getting but has anyone have any thing like this and if so why is this happening how bad can this get also i have never heard the term wide base herniated disc is that bad any info will ne appreciated


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