A 56-year-old member asked:
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Can intervertebral disc herniation affect spinal nerve?

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Dr. Kenneth Tepper
24 years experience in Orthopedic Surgery
Yes: The herniated disc can compress the nerve.
Answered on Oct 1, 2019

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