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lumbar low back herniated disk

A 51-year-old female asked:
Dr. Peter Ihle
53 years experience in Orthopedic Surgery
Numbness in your-: -back is not from a disk but leg pain & numbness in the legs can be disk related. Get in to see a fellowship trained spine surgeon & get an an ... Read More
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Frank Holmes
22 years experience in Sports Medicine
It depends...: Many have herniated or bulging disks in the lumbar spine that do not cause symptoms. However, generally speaking, if a herniation is acute (occurring ... Read More
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jason Huffman
22 years experience in Orthopedic Spine Surgery
Eventually: If your symptoms have improved and you have given the disc time to heal then you should be cleared for sports. I typically will restrict may patients ... Read More
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A 69-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Finkelstein
36 years experience in Internal Medicine
Sure: Go for it
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Dr. Albert Pizzo
59 years experience in Family Medicine
Chronic cough: The problem is really why do you have a chronic cough. Are you a smoker or do you have asthma or bronchitis or copd? It is most advisable for you to ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jason Huffman
22 years experience in Orthopedic Spine Surgery
Moderatly Painful: Typical discectomy surgery is done through a small incision with careful dissection of the muscles on the back of the spine. Patients vary but usually ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jonathan Hyde
28 years experience in Orthopedic Spine Surgery
Vary: Most patients after simple laminectomy/discectomy for a herniated disc report significant pain relief. There may be continued areas of soreness or ba ... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Weston
30 years experience in Orthopedic Spine Surgery
Ins: 6 weeks like a back strain gets better quickly leg pain goes away quickly.
A 51-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kent
11 years experience in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Many symptoms...: While this could be a sign of a herniated disc, it sounds a little more like facet arthritis as it does not radiate to different areas and does not ha ... Read More
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A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Shiroko Sokitch
36 years experience in Holistic Medicine
strengthen your core: Exercises that strengthen the muscles which support your spine will help keep the disc from getting worse. If you over stretch it can make things wors ... Read More
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