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melrn 74 - You don't need to live in fear because then the good time that you could have would be lost. I also believe that once you start having surgery it seems to be never ending. My surgeon told me that the fusion is not guaranteed to take away all the pain. I am only 5 months out of my fusion and I still have pain but it is about 70% better and even if it doesn't get any better I'm still thankful for as much relief that I do have. As far as my sciatica (leg pain, numbness, burning and tingling) even though this disc is off of the nerve I do still have the pain and am now on Lyrica. Just no matter what the doctors say always trust your gut feeling about what to do regarding surgery. I would just recommend making the fusion your last resort. good luck with everything