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I Have Failed Back Surgery

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    Double Laminectomy/discectomy L3-l5, More Pain Now Than Presurgery. 30/f, Married W/4 Kids

    The surgery was something that I had been putting off for years, due to being a single mom o 4 kids. I was married in Aug 2011, and had surgery Dec 2011. I had 2 herniated discs, spinal stenosis, DDD, and bundling of nerves. The most annoying issue was the sciatica I had in my...
    dcgt04 dcgt04 26-30, F 5 Responses Nov 14, 2012

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    Multiple Failed Back Surgies

    I am a mom of three childeprn, and married. I have had five lumbar fusions. Every day and night I am in continues pain. My children are the reason I get up everyday. I feel like I have not only had failed surguries, but have also failed myself and family. I can't control the pain...
    brown19 brown19 41-45 1 Response Mar 5, 2012

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    I Am Scrooge....

    I had a major back surgery, a year ago, and it failed. It lefts me with chronis S1 nerve damage, and the inability to do anything in one position (including sleeping) for longer than 15 minutes. I married my husband, who was still living with his parents with 2 college degrees, 2...
    dcgt04 dcgt04 26-30, F 2 Responses Dec 15, 2012

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