Has anyone had this surgery? I had mine on 08/26 because 2 ligaments entrapped my pudendal nerve. I did not have pain in my genital area - it just went numb after a period of about 9 months. The doctor recommended surgery immediately because the fact that I went straight to numb and didn't have the preceding pain most have. I'm now a little over a week post op. Most people spend 3-5 days in the hospital - I was out in 2. My doctor prescribed bed rest for about 6 weeks. It's been torture. I have chronic damage to my L5S1 and the immobility is reversing all the PT I had before this surgery. What I want to know is how people felt after the c surgery. I get lightheaded when I get up and move around, feel very weak and unsteady, my blood pressure tanked from 130/80 to 101/64. I feel I should be more active (I've started getting up every hour and walking the hallway for 5 minutes) but I don't want to mess up my surgery. I'm just really concerned with the potential side effects from prolonged immobility - like blood clots, muscle atrophy etc. Any insights would be greatly appreciated. Thank you! Oh, I'm a 37yo female.
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