A 37-year-old female asked:
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annular tear l4/l5 disc. could that cause aching in leg muscles @ night, intermittent knee weakness, numbness in lateral quad in l leg, sweating fits?

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Dr. Peter Ihle
53 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
No. An annular tear-: -usually has symptoms of back pain. If that is the only finding on Ur MRI, these symptoms R not related 2 the tear.
Answered on Sep 1, 2018

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