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A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Manish Suthar
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Sciatica: Small disc bulges can be asymptomatic or cause some of the symptoms you have described. Typically, the ankle reflex is more reflective of the L5/S1 di ... Read More
Dr. John Goldman
55 years experience Rheumatology
Maybe : This depends on the extent of the impingement, and if other areas are involved. You can discuss with your physician these issues. I'm uncertain what k ... Read More

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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Christopher Bell
17 years experience Sports Medicine
Absolutely: It is well established that problems in the neck can lead to headaches/migraines. Visiting an experienced physical therapist can be very helpful in th ... Read More
Dr. Raymond Schneider
46 years experience Family Medicine
Yes: Cervical disc disease can cause dicogenic headaches which can lead to a migraine.
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marvin Den
45 years experience Internal Medicine
Maybe: Cannot be sure without an exam. Would see your doctor or orthopedist.
Dr. Boris Aronzon
24 years experience Anesthesiology
Probably : There are many reasons which can contribute to back discomfort. Your herniated disk can be only contributing factor. Contact your physician for evalua ... Read More
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
32 years experience Psychiatry
Spine: Possible, but it is best to have it looked at by an orthopedic specialist to make sure.
A female asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
57 years experience Family Medicine
PT&Pain Managerment: A small dis bulge is not serious and if it is causing pain it is treated with Physical Therapy and pain management for pain
A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dan Fisher
27 years experience Internal Medicine
49 year old spine: Sounds like you have the spine of a 49 year old. It is very common to have minor abnormalities of the discs as you get older. These only become sign ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Visalakshi Vallury
24 years experience Family Medicine
Question?: I am unsure what your specific question is. If these are the findings on a MRI/CT, the finding can be associated with cervical radiculopathy. The sy ... Read More
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A 24-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Dowling
40 years experience Orthopedic Spine Surgery
No not from a small: Cervical bulge. See a neurologist for a complete evaluation and workup.
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Thomas Dowling
40 years experience Orthopedic Spine Surgery
Several things : That have been demonstrated aboit disc herniations include the fact that 66% of them shrink or resolve by 6 monthsvas demonstrated by sequential mris. ... Read More
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Daniel Elskens
35 years experience Neurosurgery
Headaches and disk: Headaches can be associated with cervical disk problems, but generally that is a secondary phenomenon.
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A 43-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Dinhofer
41 years experience Radiology
Nothing: Research has shown that the findings on imaging studies do not correlate all the time with patient symptoms. If you have no problems then don't worry ... Read More
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