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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
52 years experience Ophthalmology
Various: A disc bulge can be variable in size and more of a problem in certain areas than others. Did you injure it? Was it spontaneous? Do you suffer local p ... Read More
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Dr. Richard Bensinger
52 years experience Ophthalmology
Depends: A disc bulge can be variable in size and more of a problem in certain areas than others. Did you injure it? Was it spontaneous? Do you suffer local pa ... Read More
Dr. Foead Geula
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Depends: A herniated disc can cause back pain as well as foot pain by physically pressing on the nerves that travel to the foot and by irritating them through ... Read More

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A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Albert Pizzo
60 years experience Family Medicine
Back pain: No specific food helps, but it is important to have a nutritious diet and regular exercise. Yoga may help.
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A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Charles Harvey
34 years experience Neurosurgery
Not the same as herniated: The disk is made of two types of cartilage: a softer inner nucleus pulposis and a fibrous stiffer annulus fibrosis. As we age, the connective tissue ... Read More
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Matthew Kozminski
16 years experience Neurology
Not the disc: The bulge itself may shrink over time. Pt is a good place to start. Degenerated discs are a part of life, just like hearing impairment and cataracts ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joel Cooperman
46 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Altered sensations: Bulging discs can put pressure on nerves that supply sensation to body parts. The altered. Sensation can cause the part to feel cold.
A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Vijay Karia
13 years experience Internal Medicine
Disc Bulge: If your disc bulge is symptomatic, you should continue medications to management. It could get worse, but more likely, symptoms should improve over t ... Read More
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A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Chirag Patel
Specializes in Neurology
Try exercise: Have you undergone physical therapy? Sometimes training your back muscles and other conservative approaches can provide stability to the vertebrae and ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Clemens Schirmer
19 years experience Interventional Radiology
Contained: It means that the disc bulge is contained under the posterior longitudinal ligament which is a structure that runs like a band up and down the backsid ... Read More
A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Thomas Dowling
40 years experience Orthopedic Spine Surgery
First, a bulging : Disc is a fairly normal finding. Treatment depends on correctly diagnosing the cause of pain. Most are treated non operatively. Lifestyle factors p ... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tung Nguyen
31 years experience Neurosurgery
Depends: This will depend on the location of the disc herniation. In the lumbar area, where the spinal canal is largest, a 2-3mm bulge is not worrisome. In the ... Read More

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