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  • have sciatica and urinate a lot, had a mishap in bed the other night and didn't know I did it !

    Anonymous 0 Replies
    Posted in: Sciatica March 8, 2016 07:45 PM

    hya people, I have a personal story and question, I had a laminectomy last year where the surgeon cut 3 of my vertibraes to release the sciatic nerve, the operation didn't work, I have severe pain in the left side now and began to urinate a lot, 2 nights ago I wet the bed and didn't know I did it,...

  • From time to time I experience weakness in the lower leg. Help?

    Anonymous 0 Replies
    Posted in: Sciatica January 19, 2016 10:34 PM

    Initially I was experiencing a weak foot on the left side. It appears to have been cured by wearing, flexible, thin soled shoes; however, lately I have been experiencing extreme weakness, left side only, lower leg from below the knee cap to the bottom of the ankle bone. It came on after a senior...

  • I have had sciatic type symptoms for 7 years

    Anonymous 1 Replies
    Posted in: Sciatica November 14, 2014 04:10 PM

    I have heard of surgery to relieve nerve entrapment but I need to know what doctor could give me a definite diagnosis and treat to the fullest. I went to a neurologist (licensed by a fast food chain I think, ha) and he was incapable of helping me. I want to find a doctor that thinks out of the...

  • Starting in Nov. of 2013 started getting burning pain on right side of buttocks to back of knee.

    Anonymous 0 Replies
    Posted in: Sciatica March 4, 2014 04:55 PM

    Been through many tests & Dr.'s & a MRI showed a slight bulging disc & some arthritis. Had two cortisone shots & those didn't help. Went to Neurosurgeon & had hip x-ray & nothing. He doesn't think the arthritis & disc is bad enough to be causing this kind of pain. Went through an EMG & bone scan &...

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