my wife had a discetomy 3 days ago(Monday. He pre-op symptom was only numdness, but the MRI confined a huge L4,L5 disc rupture. Unfortunately during surgery she developed a spinal leak whichthe doctor discrised as caused by a faulty 1MM instrument...I think used to retrake the spinal column. Post-op, instead of going home as an out patient, she stayed over night at the hospital. Keeping her head down.
Next day she walked ok..slow but ok. BUt had a little nausea right before she was to leave. She rested then was ok. We went home, hour drive on interstate, had some coffee at short stop andshe went to bed. She has not taken any pain meds at all fearing nausea. When she gets up her head hurts after about 10 minutes so badly that she has to lay back down, her back hurts terribly as well. I call her doctor who was out but the PA did not think she had normal spinal column leak symptons and reccommended that she drink more fluids as she was concerned about proper hydration. It is 9hours later and no change. Your thoughts?