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An_253828 posted:
Hi I have had 3 blocks the doctor is now trying to get me to have surgery for the lower part of my back my pain is so bad today it is radiating down the back of my right leg today somedays I want to just cut off my legs the pain now moves from leg to leg and down from my buttock around the front thigh to my knee has anyone else experience this kind of pain and if so what are you doing about it also i would like to share that I'm on prescribe meds po and pain patch I have very low tolerant for pain this pain is almost unbearable. Need help bad.
davedsel responded:
Hello and welcome.

What is your exact diagnosis for what is causing your back pain?

Have you seen a spinal neurosurgeon or spinal orthopedic surgeon for this diagnosis?

Are you seeing a pain management specialist that is a physiatrist?

Sorry for so many questions, but your post does not provide enough information for any of us to offer advice based on our experience. Please be aware that no doctor visits this community and we can not provide an actual diagnosis or medical advice.

Please read through the Tip at the top of this WebMD Back Pain Community that lists recommended steps for getting back pain diagnosed and treated. Within that thread are links to websites having good information about spinal problems and solutions.

Surgery should always be your last option. Get opinions from several spine specialists before having any type of spinal surgery.

I pray you can find answers and relief soon.
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