Dr. Corenman Please Help Me! I am in Horrific Pain! I am Post-op 7 Months and had a Discectomy and a Lisectomy? L5-S1 plates on both sides and 6 screws. My new Surgeon had immediately ordered a MRI w/Contrast (I went with a new Surgeon because he actually said to me lets check you for Lupus UGH!) because of my Debilitating pain! It showed Scare Tissue around the L5 area and a huge amount of liquid in the area of surgery. I had a 6 hr. surgery and they had to give me 2 liters of blood afterwards. I had a drain tube as well which the other Surgeon had taken out a week after surgery and it was still filling up with a lot of blood. I am having headaches, severe pain above the waist and below the waist, Burning down both of my thighs, muscle cramps in both legs all the way down to my toes on both sides with some numbness in my feet ETC…! I hope you can understand what I am saying but I can barely stand up or walk and I feel like my life will never be the same again! Thank you I hope you can give me a little bit of information of what is going on here.
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