Pain in leg following surgery

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Hi everyone, I am now coming up to 9 weeks following a posterior and anterior repair. All gone well really, usual worries regarding recovery rate, swelling , discharge etc but all settled nicely now. Except I have been left with a pain in my right leg starting just below the back of my knee and it goes up into my thigh at the back. Sitting is very painful. I have no swelling , blotches or hard lumps so dont think its dvt. Any ideas anyone ?

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    It could be positional following your surgery. Your legs are put into lithotomy poles so pain that you describe is quite common even 9 weeks later. During your surgery your pelvic floor will have been pulled and pushed as well. 
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    Sounds like a trapped nerve like Sciatica. I get Sciatica from time to time. It is a nerve in your back/spine. I could be wrong but sounds a nerve problem. Ibrophen is good for nerve pain. Watch your posture when bending and sitting. Warm or cold compress may help. hot water bottle in cover may help. I hope you feel better soon.

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