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has this happened to anyone
papbouv posted:
On about 09/10/2012 got up usual am stuff sat down in my chair read the newspaper got up to feed the dogs.Huge knot came up in butt ox area all I could do is scream in pain could not walk.had hubby get my walker which I usually do not use had it from when I had a TLK 2009. 10 days after the TLK had a herniated disk MRI found the herniated disk,2 bulging disks, spinal stensois, dergentive disk disease. Now back to the knot pain in butt, Went to minor ER they did an X-ray sent me home. Got in to see my doctor 4 days later she found a huge bruise the bruise continued to get bigger 4 & 1/2" X 10 & 1/2 " called the doctors office told them never heard from them.
Have had two steroid shots since worked for a few days now pain in the butt is back ????
bj1208 responded:
Hi Papbouv - welcome to the support group -

I'm not sure what all doc's you've seen but it's best that you see a spine specialist - either Orthopedic Spine Specialist or Neurosurgeon Spine Specialist - get all your medical records from being seen on this and take with you.

They will examine you and decide which tests to do (MRI/CT Scan etc) - especially if it's been more than a year since you've had one. This way they can see what's going on with you back as you do have spine history. Once they examine you they can offer the best treatment plan.

please keep us posted what you find out~~
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Take care ~~ God Bless ~~

~~ Joy ~~

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