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Pelvic issues

I posted on here a month or so ago about having sclerosis and bone spurs on my pubic symphysis (sp.) which is extremely painful. I am on percocets for the pain. I went to my first orthopedic surgeon a few wks ago. He looked at my x-rays and told me he had never seen anything like this before and said he was referring me to someone else. I have that apt on the 29th. Now I have noticed a certain part of my left leg from my hip to my knee is numb. I have no feeling in it and haven't had any for about a week. I'm calling my regular doctor tomorrow. I don't know if those two are related, but if anyone has any ideas that would be great. I am getting really worried.

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Bone spur also called an osteophyte, it is an outgrowth or ridge that forms on a bone. Sclerosis is again hardening of the pubic symphysis a part of it or complete due to chronic inflammation due to mechanical, injury or tumor related. See a related post: http://www.medhelp.org/posts/Orthopedics/bone-spur-and-sclerosis-of-pubic-symphysis/show/1049730

Percocet (oxycodone with paracetamol/acetaminophen) tablets can be continued to relieve the pain.

The nerve involvement may or may not be connected to your primary problem. You need to check if you have any other spinal problems by an MRI. Lumbar vertebra involvement may involve the nerve supply to the lower limbs.

You have to follow near an expert orthopedician who is specialized in back problems and also if required a neurologist consultancy will help.

Take care!
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Hey girl - again.  I think I've replied to every post you've made. LOL!  I don't have any experience with the sclerosis or the bone spurs, but I do with numbess from the hip down.  Mine started several months before I got pregnant and was my right leg from hip to knee.  It was really annoying and I started to get really concerned when it continued. I went to a chiropractor about it and it helped a little bud didn't go away and the further along I got in my pregnancy the less I felt like going to the chiropractor.  After I gave birth though it went away.  I think my hip may have been slightly out of place and pushin on a nerve and after having my legs all witch-a-ways druing L&D and then later my C-section I think it must have went back in, but I haven't had any problems since.  So maybe the numbness is something unrelated to your other problems.  I hope you feel better very soon!!  I can't imagine having to go through such pain while trying to raise my LO.  I had PPD and PPA and I thought that was rough enough! Best wishes!
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