I can't control my bowels? I can't urinate on my

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Q: I can't control my bowels? I can't urinate on my own? have to have catheter. Burning sensation in buttocks. Numb areas on legs. Leg pain and pain in buttocks. I have been to neurologists, neuro surgeons, urologist and oncologist. Had back surgery (laminectomy) in November in L4-L5 and S-1. Only had leg pain before surgery.

Symptoms:  Lower back pain. Legs are numb in certain areas, can't urinate on my own, can't control bowels. Numb and burning sensation in buttocks. Pain in legs.
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