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Still having HORRIBLE, unbearable, nerve pain

I had a lumbar fusion 4 days ago. First off, this surgery is no joke. It hurts. Secondly, the nerve pain, gets worse before it gets better. Or at least that's how it seems to me right now. I don't think I have post-op meds for the nerve pain. What should I be taking? i



  • LizLiz Posts: 9,768

    hello smoochycat

    welcome to spine health

    there are no medical professionals on this forum side of the site. therefore, no one is capable or permitted to provide any type of medical advice. you need to see your own doctor to get advice on medication.


    Veritas-Health Forum Moderator

    Spinal stenosis since 1995
    Lumber decompression surgery S1 L5-L3[1996]
    Cervical stenosis, so far avoided surgery
  • memerainboltmemerainbolt IndianaPosts: 6,478

    Please read to link below, a very good article on recovery and patience.
    Recovery, the most important phase 

    As far as medications, that will have to come from doctor as we cannot recommend anything.

    Veritas-Health Forum Moderator
    Please read my  Medical History
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  • I am 7 days post discectomy.  Having excruciating leg nerve pain as well.  Dr gave me gabapentin and Prednisone and it seems so help a tiny bit.  Hope this helps. Feel better

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