A 53-year-old female asked:
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l3-l4diffuse disc bulge w/left paracentral/foraminal protrusion in combo w/facetarthrosis causes mass effect on descending l nerve root,?

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Dr. William Haehl
45 years experience Family Medicine
Impingement of nerve: It sounds like you have impingement on Lumbar nerve from combination of arthritis and bulging disc (the referred to mass from both of those). You could be having pain from that impingement.
Answered on Dec 1, 2018

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