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Herniated disc l5s1 laminectomy and discectomy

Hi everyone, i need an advice with the condition i am experiencing now. I had my surgery last sept 6, 2016 it's been 16 days since i had my operation of laminectomy and discectomy l5 s1. My mri result was seen by the doctor on sept 4 and he said that i need to do the surgery because my disc already herniated and sequestrated to my left that he had to see also the left to check if it also herniated so i had to push through the surgery. After the surgery he said that my nerves are swelling that he had to take the lamina ( soft tissue) and it is normal that i will experience some numbness. so it took 6 days before i get discharge and good thing that i had the stregth to walk on the 2nd day after the surgery. so now, on my 16th day i can walk well both legs but what i am experiencing now is the numbness i feel on my left leg. actually, been complaining of right leg numbness and pain on the back of my hips before the surgery and now after the surgery i can feel left buttcheek numbness, side of my thigh, leg and numbness on the heel up to my toes which is very different from what i am experiencing before well actually there is minmal pain before on my left and little numbness but not too much after the surgery! but with my right extremity just the leg and 3 toes are just numb and i can feel that my right leg is getting better now. i am just worried about my left now. i had some series of pt and my therapist says that it was normal but why my left is not getting better? it was still the same as what i experienced from the day 1 post op surgery? please i need help any advice? do anyone of you experiencing the same thing? need advice please
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