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A 33-year-old female asked about a 45-year-old male:

i have leg pain because of disc gape. i can't walk because of this pain. what should i do?

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Dr. Ronald Krauser
Rheumatology 52 years experience
See details: I have never heard of the term disc gape. If the pain is that severe and conservative therapy (meds, physical therapy, injections) have not helped, then consider a surgical opinion if your doctor thinks it is warranted.

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Pakistan
A 33-year-old female asked about a 45-year-old male:

He has leg pain because of disc gape. He can't walk because of this pain.What should he do? He is a diabetic patient also.

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Dr. Austin Yeargan
Orthopedic Surgery 24 years experience
Depends: How long has the pain been present? Is there leg weakness or just pain?

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