A 46-year-old female asked:
Is it possible to have abdominal discomfort and bloating with bulging l3-4 and l5-s1 disc and herniated l4-5 disc?
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Dr. Dan Fisheranswered
Internal Medicine 29 years experience
No.: Herniated discs at that level would produce symptoms in the lower extremities. Bloating and abdominal discomfort are not typically associated with disc problems at all.
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