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Could a herniated disc cause prostatitis

A 23-year-old member asked:
Dr. Patricio Gargollo
20 years experience Pediatric Urology
No: Not unless you have very severe spinal cord compression from the herniated disk. Patricio gargollo, pediatric urology, dallas, texas.
Dr. Roger Frankel
28 years experience Neurosurgery
No: Herniated discs can cause bowel or bladder control issues in very severe cases, but will not cause prostatitis.
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Dr. Qamar Khan
16 years experience Pain Management
No: Not related at all.

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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lali Sekhon
31 years experience Neurosurgery
Maybe: If you herniate a disc in the neck you can get neck pain. Anxiety can cause a tight feelig in the throat but the disc does not really actually push on ... Read More
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A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Sudeshan Govender
Specializes in Family Medicine
Yes : Pain could be from Nerve entrapment . Suggest see Orthopedic.
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
51 years experience Neurology
Maybe not: The cushions between our vertebrae are termed discs, and the jelly-like substance within is held together by a basket like device (nucleus fibrosis), ... Read More
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kevin Vaught
27 years experience Neurosurgery
No: A herniated disc will not cause infertility.
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Dowling
39 years experience Orthopedic Spine Surgery
Aging, injury: Disc bulges are normal variants & not an issue that should cause a problem. This occurs with disc loading as well. A disc herniation is an actual dis ... Read More
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Dowling
39 years experience Orthopedic Spine Surgery
No: Aa long as you are not ignoring any significant symptoms like bowel or bladder control issues or a progressive weakness in an extremity, most disc her ... Read More
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Zachary Levine
27 years experience Neurosurgery
Pinched nerve: The only capillaries that are directly broken from a herniated disk are around the disk, pinched nerves from a herniated disk generate pain, and on s ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bettina Herbert
19 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Some ideas: Herniation is usually the result of either trauma or misalignment of spine (subtle or major). Try omt from osteopathic physician (aao or cranial acad ... Read More
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Martin Morell
28 years experience Rheumatology
Otherway: Typically herniated disk can contribute to exaggerated lordosis.

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