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WHAT CAN BE DONE FOR DISC BULGE FLATTENING THE SPINAL CORD

A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Suhas Pai
Dr. Suhas Pai answered
Specializes in Neurosurgery
Depends on symptoms: You are describing a radiographic finding. Many times, people have disc bulges and no symptoms, in which case nothing needs to be done. If you are hav ... Read More
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A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Dora Chizea
47 years experience Anti-Aging Medicine
See Orthopedic...: First question is Did one have a history of injury in sports or accident. Next did one have Physical Therapy/ Braces/ Exercise to manage the bulge/ h ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Romanth Waghmarae
38 years experience Pain Management
Bulging disc: You may or may not have symptoms - the symptoms could be pain, tingling or weakness.
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Douglas Linville II
29 years experience Orthopedic Spine Surgery
No: Spinal cord injuries, carpal tunnel, nor bulging discs are the direct result of a massage unless you were in a terrible accident on the way. Though so ... Read More
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
60 years experience Internal Medicine
Possibly: Thoracic spinal disc herniation can cause upper back discomfort, but also can cause symptoms lower in the body. A neurosurgeon is best qualified to ex ... Read More
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Andrew Shiller
25 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Yes: Your spinal cord has a map of your whole body. If there is pressure on the cord there be sensory or motor changes anywhere below the level of the pre ... Read More
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Harold Fields
60 years experience Family Medicine
Discs: You need to see a neurosurgeon as you may require spinal surgery to prevent further deterioration which may result in further nerve damage
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A 55-year-old male asked:
Dr. Scott Smith
29 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Depends: : Can be very problematic with leg and back pain requiring treatment. It is almost normal for all human beings to have some l5/s1 and l4/l5 facet arthr ... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Adam Lewis
34 years experience Neurosurgery
Neck pain: A bulging disc at the C6/7 level (cervical spine) is early arthritis that can lead to neck and left arm radiating down to the hand. A bulging disc is ... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Herbert Hoover
50 years experience General Practice
See a disc surgeon: If you have a disc narrowing your cord that is getting worse, you should see either a neurosurgeon or orthopedic surgeon specializing in spine. All c ... Read More

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