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canceled surgery

Dr suggested surgery #3. #1 was L4 & L5 microdiscectomy. #2 was fusion @L5. Both surgeries 5 yrs ago.

I finally opened the radiologist report from MRI from April but its all Greek to me.

There are comments for C-3 thru C-6 and again from T11 through S1. Except L5 which is where its fused from surgery #2.

Comments ranging from extensive canal & foraminal narrowing at C3 to T11 compressed cord, facet hypertrophy bulges, annular tears, stenosis, bulges replacing thecal sac, bilateral facet hypertrophy and multiple extruding fragments..

No clue what any of it means BUT since being off the meds the only real complaint I have is muscle spasms in my right leg and sometimes burning & catching. Esp when lying down.
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Sry. Left out that I stopped all meds when I canceled surgery. I was on Four Norco 10/325, One 300mg Tramadol, Three 10mg Flexeril and Three 600mg gabapentin daily. The meds were no longer working & had my DH not locked them up I would have been over the prescribed amounts.
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