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A 42-year-old female asked:

I have a bulging herniated disc just diagnosed, however i have had the condition 18 months and in the last six i have been bed and wheelchair bound, surely this isn't right?

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Dr. Greg Khounganian
Orthopedic Spine Surgery 18 years experience
Get checked: Bulging discs can be painful and debilitating. However, you should be examined thoroughly for any other causes. If you are significantly disabled by your pain, and it is in fact due to a bulging disc, you may need surgery to remove the fragment.

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