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Can A Herniated Disc Cause Gerd
How do I know if I have chest pain? I have a herniated disc, and GERD and I can't ever tell if its actual chest pain or symptoms from my back/gerd.
Herniated th disca. And gerd both can cause chest pain. It often is adeep pain, inside your. Bidy. Muscle pains are often more superficial. You did not say how you got the herniated disc, many are caused by trama causing other soft tissue injury which also can cause chest pain.
If your conditions are treated properly those pains should be contolled. ...Read more
Wear and tear can cause degeneration in the vertebral column, and cause discs to deteriorate. The supportive basket, nucleus fibrosis develops small tears. A bulge is minimal perhaps a few millimeters, and is clinically insignificant, but additional disc displacement such as protrusion or herniation may compress ...Read more
How can I tell if I have cardiac issues or its from my herniated disc, and gerd? I have both issues but sonetimes I get palpitations and winded.
It is very hard for:
You to tell the differences but I am going to give some guide lines
gerd. Usually associated with intake of food, happen after you eat or when going to bed, usually improved by anti acid.
Disc symptoms are usually associated with activity and spread in certain direction depend were the disc is.
Cardiac issues also associated with activates and cause rapid heart beat and may cause rapid breathing. ...Read more
Similar, yes: A ruptured disc which is focalized to right or left will result in focal muscle spasm over the paraspinals. This localized muscle tightness creates asymmetrical net back flexion and extension where the back and pelvic relationships are literally torqued inappropriately, and can create a feeling of rotation, but usually the pain is the focus. ...Read more
Possible: The nerve supply of the testicle is such that herniation of an upper lumbar disc could theoretically lead to referred pain into the testicle. The making of such a diagnosis would require careful history taking and physical examination by a skillful clinician. There are several other possibilities that need to be taken into consideration. ...Read more
If U mean the-: -thumb, index & middle finger. & the symptoms R all in the hand, a more likely cause @ 17 is carpal tunnel. Get in 2 C a fellowship trained hand surgeon. If not 1 near by, C an orthopedic surgeon. ...Read more
May be in throat: If you have an herniated disc in the cervical spine you may hurt in the throat, but not in the ears. ...Read more
Can a herniated disc cause widespread skin itching, crawling, and stinging that is causing insomnia? I am about to go insane!
Unlikely: It is unusual for herniated disc to cause these symptoms. You should see your primary care doc and get evaluated. ...Read more
Can cervical spondylosis or a pinched nerve or a herniated disc cause a discomfort or pain to the touch at the back of the head? If yes, why?
Can a herniated disc cause bilateral leg pain (burning, tingling) mostly front of legs after exertion (walking fast, uphill, climbing stairs, etc.)?
Absolutely: Yes, although there are other potential causes as well. A detailed exam and review of your studies will likely yield the correct diagnosis and treatment options. ...Read more
No: Sciatica is really a misnomer. Most causes of leg pain are more appropriately called radiculopathy, because the compression occurs in the spinal canal and the sciatic nerve doesn't form until much lower in the body. Other causes "sciatic" pain include, spinal stenosis, tumors, pyriformis syndrome, pelvic pathology, neuropathy, and cervical spine pathology. ...Read more
No: There should not be any pain your thoracic spine from a lumbar herniated disc. If you have degenerative changes at lumbar levels, you may have them at your thoracic as well. One caveat, and a very rare one, is if you had enough of a herniation in upper lumbar areas to damage the cord and cause a syrinx. However, this would have been seen on MRI and you'd have more symptoms. Incontinence? Yes=er. ...Read more
pelvic rotation can cause an asymmetric load on the iliolumbar ligament and effect the pressure on the disc. ...Read more
Physical exam: Backache due to muscular spasm usually is localised to the affected area with spasm clinically evident herniated disc usually causes pain radiating along the pinched nerve affected usually down one leg EMG of the lower extremities and MRI of the lumbar spine may be necessary in some cases to settle the diagnosis. ...Read more
Ifsciatica is caused by herniated disc, can a cortisone shot fix the problem? Or is it just a temporary pain relief? What are ways to fix it?
I have a herniated disc in my lb. It causes severe pain when I stand up or sit. Painful when walking but not bad when lying down. Is that positive?
Sure: Sitting worse than standing. Lying down best. That is usually what happens with a herniated lower back disc. ...Read more
Pressure and: Movements of the spine. Generally speaking the more you twisting and bend at the waist while holding a heavy object the more likely you will result in a bulging or herniated disc due to the pressure inflicted on the area of the spine. ...Read more
Aging, injury: Disc bulges are normal variants & not an issue that should cause a problem. This occurs with disc loading as well. A disc herniation is an actual disruption of the disc's coating layers allowing disc material to move out of a normal position. This is a more frequent finding as we age as the disc degenerates which is accelerated by obesity & smoking. Overloading a disc's weight capacity=herniation. ...Read more
Spine Pain Options: This chronic pain in the distribution as you suggested is the result of an irritated nerve or facet joints or other injury typically in the lumbar spine (low back) which are caused by herniated disks, spinal stenosis or degenerative disc disease, etc requiring further evaluation by a spine specialist and may be candidate for facet injections/radiofrequency ablation and epidural steroid injection. ...Read more
The term torn as you: Are using it would imply a tear of the outer coating of a disc known as an annular tear. This is different from a disc herniation which occurs when a piece of a core of the disc called the nucleus polposusmoves through the annular tear. Boh can cause painor can be painless, incidental findings on a mri. These tears canbe the result of norms. Disc aging or can be traumatic in nature. Most heal. ...Read more
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