Back in Hell

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Having spent a year in agony house bound I ended up finally having my surgery back in august , it was a success I was overwhelmed with emotion being able to sit no pain and lay down and sleep was amazing 5 weeks later I got up and it was back ,omg no not again I've had a emergency scam and waiting for results I just now there not going to do anything ,

I want to see if anyone out there is suffering the same pain ,the pain is lower back , but Wen I sit my hips lock together so bad my thighs are are pulled tight together ,I have to try and pull myself up and straighten my hips the pain is unbearable ,is anyone the same do u have any advice plz help me I'm so depressed x

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    Hi mimm. Sorry to hear this has happened.

    What was your initial diagnosis? Was it slipped disc?

    Did they perform a discectomy? And has it now slipped again?

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      Hi Ben I had a decompression L4L5

      Then was rushed back in 2 days later with blot clot ,when I got home it was great ,then it happens again ,my surgeon is rubbish ,u have stenosis apparently as well

      I cant cope back in this hell ,

      I feel suicidal at times after living housebound for a year ,I can't NGO out and sit in car for long as the pain makes me scream and I need to stretch , family don't get it ,my day is no sleep as it hurts to lay down can lie on sides can't sit for long periods ,I don't have no life other than pain killers!!

      It's a living nightmare !!

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      Hi mimm14

      We note from a recent post which you have made to our forum that you may be experiencing thoughts around self-harm. If we have misinterpreted your comments then we apologies for contacting you directly. But if you are having such thoughts then please note that you are not alone in this, and there are people out there that can help.

      If you are having these suicidal thoughts then we strongly recommend you speak to someone who may be able to help. The Samaritans offer a safe space where you can talk openly about what you are going through. They can help you explore your options, understand your problems better, or just be there to listen.

      Their contact details are on our patient information leaflet here: https://patient.info/health/dealing-with-suicidal-thoughts, which also offers lots of other advice on how you can access the help you may need.

      If you are having such thoughts then please do reach out to the team at the Samaritans (or the other people detailed in our leaflet) who will understand what you're going through and will be able to help.

      Kindest regards

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    There is very little information in your post. What were you suffering from and what surgery did you have done? Did the surgeon give you any indication of a recovery time? Have you been bending lifting or twisting? Maybe you over did something??
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