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Scar tissue after microdiscectomy

GG15GGG15 Posts: 1
edited 01/12/2016 - 7:42 PM in New Member Introductions
hi i'm 37 years old i had a car accident 2 years ago that left me with a herniated lumber disc i had a microdiscectomy 6 months ago but 2 months after the surgery i started having pain on my right buttock i went to the doctor he gave me a steroid im injection and the pain went away 2 months after the pain came back the doctor prescribed new pain medication and the pain went away i have been in constant right buttock and right leg pain since a month and a half ago nothing takes the pain away i have tried all kinds of different pain medications and i had another im steroid injection and nothing works i went to the doctor last week begging for and mri i had the mri results today no herniation was shown only scar tissue. i' m very scared i can't sit down or walk due to the horrifying pain i can only get up from bed to go to the bathroom the rest of the day i have to be laying down with the electric heating pad on on my lower back/right buttock/right leg..has anyone been through similar situation?

scar tissue and pain after back surgery



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    Spinal stenosis since 1995
    Lumber decompression surgery S1 L5-L3[1996]
    Cervical stenosis, so far avoided surgery
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