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Can bulging disc at l5-s1 cause pain in the genitals?

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Dr. Robert Replogle
Neurosurgery

In brief: Unlikely

Nerve root most commonly compressed by a disc at l5-s1 is the s1 nerve root, less commonly the l5.
Compression of either nerve root would cause pain down the leg, not typically the genitals.

In brief: Unlikely

Nerve root most commonly compressed by a disc at l5-s1 is the s1 nerve root, less commonly the l5.
Compression of either nerve root would cause pain down the leg, not typically the genitals.
Dr. Robert Replogle
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