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can you have an extra disc

A 47-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Trettin
32 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Possibly: If u are having pain down your thigh or leg, or weakness in the leg and it is not improving then surgery is an option. However, if this is an MRI DX a ... Read More
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Dr. Kevin Vaught
27 years experience Neurosurgery
Surgery: If you have completed a proper work-up and have failed a reasonable period of conservative care ( at least 6-8 weeks ) and you are in significant pain ... Read More
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A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Peter Ihle
53 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Not related, most-: -likely genetics. We R not symmetrical, thi close 2 it. Perfect symmetry is rare. Even if you lose weight you will always B a little off.
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Steven Simon
37 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
No: 30 mg daily is,th maximum dose,for cyclobenzaprine. This may cause excess daytime sedation, so,use needs to,be with care, and muscle relaxants typica ... Read More
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A 47-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Ginsburg
11 years experience Interventional Radiology
Herniated Disk: Neuroforaminal narrowing refers to a reduction in the size of the opening in the spinal column through which the spinal nerve exits. When this opening ... Read More
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A 52-year-old female asked:
Dr. Clifford Gevirtz
39 years experience Anesthesiology
Need to see film: The description needs to be reviewed with the films! you need to see your doctor and have him/ her explain the pathology you are describing on the f ... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Austina Cho
25 years experience Psychiatry
See a doctor: You should discuss your concerns with your physician. A bulging disc can compress nerves exiting the spine and may cause numbness, tingling and weakne ... Read More
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Levine
18 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Aging: Disc herniation is part of the aging process. Repetitive loading and unloading of the disc causes is to wear out. Disc herniation is part of spondylos ... Read More
A 27-year-old member asked:
Dr. Paul Slosar
32 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Mostly metal: The are several different materials but usually it is a combination of metal and plastic.
A 47-year-old male asked:
Dr. Dan Fisher
26 years experience Internal Medicine
Symptoms?: Sounds like you had an imaging study. Herniated bulged and compressed discs are of no significance unless you have symptoms that correlate with the n ... Read More
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Dr. James Marx
47 years experience Pain Management
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