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A 37-year-old female asked:

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
Orthopedic Surgery 55 years experience
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.
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