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Abilene, TX
A 38-year-old female asked:

Increasing numbness limbs constant pain and spasms in lower & upper back & down left leg, mri lumbar showed bulge disk l4 l5, rotatory scoliosis causes

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Dr. Ki-Hon Lin
Orthopedic Surgery 26 years experience
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 consequence, and is simply a normal finding as we age. See a physician (consider seeing a neurologist since you have numbness) for further evaluation.
Last updated Jul 19, 2020
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