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hi im only 28 years old, had an l5-S1 microdiscetomy 5 days ago. At the end of day 3 I started getting a nerve pain in my ankle , where my sciatica before surgery was the worst. This pain is worse than it was before surgery. Also I feel like I’m getting electrocuted in all different places in my leg, anywhere from deep in the tissues to the surface of my skin. I know even a month before surgery my EMG test said my nerve and muscle function was down 70% . I’d been limping severely for 6 months. Did anyone else have this electrocuting nerve pain ? The thing is, it’s not severe enough to make me cry or go to the hospital. But it varies in intensity . Any thoughts on why it’s happening ? The doctor just perscribed Gabapentin and even that hasn’t made it completely go away. Sometimes I feel like my foot is on fire too. The nerve pain combined with the pins and needles numbness in the foot being much worse than before surgery makes it hard to fall asleep