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What does diffuse disc desiccation mean?

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Dr. Steven Hill
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In brief: Might be age

The term is saying that multiple discs (presumably in your back/neck) are dried out and decreased in size.
This happens to everyone as you age and the question is whether it is more than normal.

In brief: Might be age

The term is saying that multiple discs (presumably in your back/neck) are dried out and decreased in size.
This happens to everyone as you age and the question is whether it is more than normal.
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