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will compression of L4 and L5 cause numbness and sharp pain down mid upped led

A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Adam Lewis
34 years experience Neurosurgery
Back pain: A bulging disc between the lumbar 4 and 5 vertebral bodies is a sign of early arthritis in the low back. We treat you and not the MRI scan. In general ... Read More
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A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edward Hellman
28 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Probably: The L 2-3 nerves supply the lateral hip and anterior thigh, so it could very well be coming from that. I would not hesitate to be seen if you are hav ... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Burns
36 years experience Emergency Medicine
Not sure what: you are asking. Sounds like you have a good anatomic description of you spine though. Is there a symptom that accompanies your question?
A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ki-Hon Lin
24 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Nonspecific: Believe it or not, scoliosis does not cause pain for most patients - unless the scoliosis is very severe. Similarly, a disk bulge is often of no cons ... Read More
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A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Walter Husar
32 years experience Neurology
Possibly: If symptoms progress or don't get better within a week, then would seek medical evaluation.
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A female asked:
Dr. Karen Butler
20 years experience Family Medicine
See doctor: You need to see your doctor probably have a referral to orthopedic and see if the orthopedic. An repair this back.
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
Unlikely: It is unlikely that the low back issues would cause these symptoms. You should address this question to the doctor who ordered the tests.
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Peter Ihle
53 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
No. An annular tear-: -usually has symptoms of back pain. If that is the only finding on Ur MRI, these symptoms R not related 2 the tear.
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Pankaj Desai
41 years experience Internal Medicine
Sciatica: It is possible you may have developed a polyneuropathy- please have your physician consider ordering a nerve conduction study and emg, or you can requ ... Read More
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