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

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 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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A 54-year-old male asked:
Dr. Zachary Veres
17 years experience Family Medicine
Lumbar radiculopathy: Unfortunately this may end up being a long term problem with the type of surgery you had. I would try to follow up with the surgeon and get a repeat M ... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Greenwald
41 years experience Podiatry
Legs & L4L5 discs: Generally everything in our bodies are connected. Disc bulging will compress nerves from the region innervated, and cause lower extremity symptoms. Co ... Read More
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edward Hellman
28 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Spinal stenosis: Spinal stenosis is a narrowing of the nerve canal and can cause numbness in the legs and difficulty with standing or walking for an extended period of ... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegab answered
39 years experience Allergy and Immunology
No: Better check with your neurologist / neurosurgeon, best wishes
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A 49-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Shall
40 years experience Orthopedic Spine Surgery
Maybe: When a nerve is squeezed for a long time it might take quite some time for numbness to go away. Usually the pain goes away quickly.

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