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Dr. Gamal Boutros
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L5 radiculopathy: It seems you already got some imaging because you say slipped disc l5-s1--you need examination, then possibly EMG to confirm--you could get epidural i ... Read More

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Dr. Atif Haque
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Hard to know: Labor pain can manifest in different ways, as can "slipped disks, " so it's hard to tell from your description. I would recommend talking to your ob-g ... Read More
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Dr. Ronald Krauser
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See details: 3-6 weeks is the usual recovery time.
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A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
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Pain: Is never normal. This may be a reflection of pressure on nerve roots exiting from the spine, or may be related entirely to the knee itself. See the d ... Read More
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Dr. Howard Feinberg
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See a rheumatologist: The most port ant treatment for lumbsr disk disease is physical therapy. It requires a long term home exercise program. The natural history if the d ... Read More
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Dr. Andrew Reeves
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Can happen..: Also, the wear-and-tear changes continue to build up, which can lead to more symptoms.
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Larry Armstrong
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Usually 3 months: Usually 3 months is the time necessary to heal a herniated disk. Hopefully all the symptoms will be better by then and the disk can scar down without ... Read More
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Dr. Gary Greenly
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Slipped disc?: Depends on wether your MRI results indicate a protruding disc or a herniated disc, and whether or not the involved disc material is encroaching on any ... Read More
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Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Not enough info: There isn't sufficient information to try to answer this question.
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Dr. David Lundin
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Back and leg pain: Most common symptoms are back pain that radiates to one or both of the legs. This is often made worse by bending and twisting or sitting for long peri ... Read More
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