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I Lift My Baby Up Often Will This Make My Herniated Discs Worse
Herniated disc : If physical therapy for the herniated disc makes the pain worse then stop it. Ask your physician for another nonoperative measure such as a cortisone shot with a pain management physician. If you exhaust all the nonoperative measures and the pain is limiting you in your daily activities then surgery may be indicated. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I have herniated discs, lumber. I am getting worse, supposed to have surgery. When I have a bm, i get an intense pain in my back. Is this emergent?
I was in car accident 1.5 yrsago. I had MRI and found multiple herniated discs worse was 5mm. Just had another MRI and found disc is now 8mm what hpn?
Normal: Normal disease progression or different slice that showed a true extent of disease or measurement error between observers. ...Read more
What can be done for 60yo with intolerable pain associated with worsening scoliosis, herniated discs, osteoporosis beyond nsaids, pt, water exercises?
my mri found 5 herniated discs and a tear in my thecal sac. Pain just keeps getting worse, and i now i shooting nerve pain, headaches and blurryness.
Spine evaluation: It sounds like you had imaging ordered by a specialist. I encourage you to follow up with a specialist in spine surgery for a full history and physical exam. Your physician will evaluate the spinal imaging you had performed and also evaluate you for conditions such as spinal stenosis and possible problems with cerebrospinal fluid circulation and your headaches and neurological symptoms. Good luck. ...Read more
Hla-b27 negative.Worsening back pain, herniated discs &arthritis changes in back shown on 2 MRI 2 yrs apart. Could I have anklydosing spondy w/ neg. ?
Ankylosing Spondylit: The majority of as patients, including 95 percent of white patients, express the hla-b27 antigen and high levels of immunoglobulin a (iga) in the blood. The onset of the disease is typically between 15 and 25 years of age. In short the answer is yes you can have it with a negative hla-b27 but this is very rare compared to discogenic pain from the back. Also, your si joints are not involved? ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have l4&5 herniated discs, I have a new sysmtom, my hands and feet r numb and tingling. What does that mean is it getting worse.?
Probably unrelated: If you have symptoms in the upper extremities, they are not related to l4-5 disk problems. ...Read more
Herniated discs l4/l5, l5/s1, bilateral sacroillitis x5 years, chronic back pain and worsening leg weakness. Sick of pt, now what?
Sick of PT: Unfortunately, with your issues exercise is an important factor. Swimming is best as it can be low impact while keeping the joints moving. Si joints can be made numb with raiofrequency performed by a qualified pain doc and can last upto a year or more. Herniated discs too can be treated with minimally invasive techniques, esp if they are contained (the outer rim is intact). ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Varies: Pain from a herniated disc can be severe with symptoms of pain, numbness, tingling and weakness in the back, buttocks, upper leg and lower leg. On the other end of the spectrum, there can be little or no pain to a herniated disc. Be sure to see your doctor if you are suspicious of a herniated disc. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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