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I've been diagnosed with a herniated disc after severe pain for only 8 days but doctors are recommending immediate surgery due to leg weakness-advice?

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Dr. Foead Geula
Anesthesiology
2 doctors agree

In brief: good advice

If you have leg weakness in the setting of a herniated disc, urgent surgical intervention is usually warranted to prevent long term neurologic damage.

In brief: good advice

If you have leg weakness in the setting of a herniated disc, urgent surgical intervention is usually warranted to prevent long term neurologic damage.
Dr. Foead Geula
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Dr. Alan Jackson
Addiction Medicine
2 doctors agree

In brief: Doctors are correct

If you are having leg weakness , the nerve is being compromised and needs surgery to fix the impingement.

In brief: Doctors are correct

If you are having leg weakness , the nerve is being compromised and needs surgery to fix the impingement.
Dr. Alan Jackson
Dr. Alan Jackson
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