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Fluid coming from Hardware area

Started by Beline3254 on 04/13/2016 2:48pm

In 2000 I had a spinal fusion at L4-S1. Surgery went fine. When I went for a post-op MRI they found fluid around the hardware. The surgeon stated that they would keep an eye on it. Nothing ever became of it, and I went on with my life. In 2007 I developed what appeared cysts in the area of my left hip and right hip. To make a long story short, they broke and have been draining ever since. Four years ago I was tired of it all and went to a surgeon to find out what to do to stop the drainage. Well, I had every test, x-ray, nuclear test and a spinal tap done, and all they could tell me was that it was coming somewhere near my hardware. He refused to operate due to the high possibility of infection. In the mean time I have another one pop out. I was wondering if anyone else has had this problem?

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