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What is lumbar disc derangement with left radiculopathy?

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Dr. Samir Lapsiwala answered

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Lumbar disk has degerated and is protruding out and compressing one of the nerves causing leg pain, numbness/tingling.

Answered Mar 4, 2014

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Dr. Sivakumar Jaikumar answered

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Lumbar degeneration, the discs, facets change with age, and can compress nerve roots to cause leg pain. Treatment based on severity of symtoms..Conservative i.E pain meds, physical therapy, epidural injections, more aggressive treatment based on severitty of symptoms.

Answered Apr 3, 2013

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Dr. Edward Hellman answered

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It is s diagnosis implying that there is a disc problem in the lumbar spine that is causing pain to run down the left leg along the distribution of the nerve.

Answered May 29, 2017

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