Welcome, Friend!

It looks like you're new here. If you want to get involved, click one of these buttons!

advertisement

Quick Start Forum Video Tutorial

    Forum-Tutorial-Screenshot
Protect anonymity
We strongly suggest that members do not include their email addresses. Once that is published , your email address is available to anyone on the internet , including hackers.

Notice
All discussions and comments that contain an external URL will be automatically moved to the spam queue. No external URL pointing to a medical web site is permitted. Forum rules also indicate that you need prior moderator approval. If you are going to post an external URL, contact one of the moderators to get their approval.
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.
This includes any analysis, interpretation, or advice based on any diagnostic test

The main site has all the formal medical articles and videos for you to research on.
advertisement

discogram - post-op pain question

Hey y’all, I wasn’t sure where to post regarding a Discogram procedure, but I’m guessing anyone who’s done a Discogram has had surgery done as well.

Here’s my backstory:  
I was diagnosed with a bad L4/L5 and the hernitation was causing nerve pains down both my legs.  I got a micro-discectomy at that level on Jan 2018.  Although it relieved a lot of pain, it didn’t relieve all of it, and since then the nerve pain symptoms have come back to either the same or possibly worse level.  No new signs of herniation.  

So 9 days ago, I had my very first Discogram to see which discs were causing pains, and it turns out that both L4/L5 & L5/S1 are both culprits.  doctor is suggesting hybrid fusion/adr.

That being said, I am now dealing with elevated levels of pain since the Discogram - i can even feel it when i cough or sneeze, which is something ive never experienced until now.  I know elevated pains for a few days after the procedure is pretty normal.  But I’m curious what is considered NOT normal.  


And so I’m wondering if any of y’all had a Discogram, and how long did the extra level of pains last for you???

I’m just hoping I’m not one of the lucky ones who will have to deal with permenent elevated pains until these discs are finally dealt with.

advertisement
Sign In or Register to comment.