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Which level is the nerve end damage at?
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right side just above waist
How long have you been using the spinal cord stimulator for?
Okay, and the tingling and numbness goes down the leg to the foot?
no mainly across waist and genital area
Alright. Do you have any other previously diagnosed medical conditions?
only had melanoma about 7/8 years ago removed successfully but left me with nerve end damage hence the stimulator
Did you also have a spinal injection with the epidural?
Okay, this seems unrelated to the epidural or spinal, they are not known to cause tingling and numbness after a year.
Secondly, for knee operations the spinal/epidurals are given at the L1/L2 spinal level.
thankyou I will go back to my local pain clinic
The area of your current paraesthesias is related to T 10 to T 12 spinal level which is above that where the spinal needle was introduced.