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A 28-year-old male asked:

Can degenerative disc disease, facet joint syndrome, and/or scapulothoracic bursitis cause excessive sleepiness and daytime drowsiness?

2 doctor answers3 doctors weighed in
Dr. Chaim Colen
Neurosurgery 19 years experience
No correlation: Pain meds and muscle relaxants can cause excessive sleepiness or drowsiness not degenerative disc disease.
Dr. Bruce Rothschild
Rheumatology 48 years experience
Not likely, unless: Not likely, unless interferes with nighttime sleep.

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Last updated Jan 5, 2014

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