A 50-year-old female asked:
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Could lumbar disk bulge cause swelling and thickening of Achilles tendon, accompanied by Achilles pain? Pain and swelling worse after walking uphill.

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Dr. Louise Andrew
45 years experience in Emergency Medicine
No: There is no connection that I can conceive of between a bulging lumbar disk and an Achilles tendon problem.
Answered on Sep 10, 2016

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