A 28-year-old male asked:
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can degenerative disc disease, facet joint syndrome, and/or scapulothoracic bursitis cause excessive sleepiness and daytime drowsiness?

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Dr. Chaim Colen
18 years experience Neurosurgery
No correlation: Pain meds and muscle relaxants can cause excessive sleepiness or drowsiness not degenerative disc disease.
Answered on Jan 5, 2014
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Dr. Bruce Rothschild
47 years experience Rheumatology
Not likely, unless: Not likely, unless interferes with nighttime sleep.
Answered on Jan 5, 2014
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