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Im suffering with ddd my l 4 my l 5 is bulging I've also have been dignosed with fibro im experiencing extreme swelling and my right side is numb ?
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Dr. David Hardin
Wound care
2 doctors agree
In brief: Something else
L4&5 wouldn't cause numbness above your waste neither that.
Nor fibro would cause extreme swelling you need more evaluation see doctor.

In brief: Something else
L4&5 wouldn't cause numbness above your waste neither that.
Nor fibro would cause extreme swelling you need more evaluation see doctor.
Dr. David Hardin
Dr. David Hardin
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Dr. Gregg Friedman
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Dr. Einar Ottestad
Pain Management
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Evaluation
I'm unsure what is the question.
Bulging discs can be normal as one ages depending on how big and where the bulge is located. Swelling, bowel or bladder changes, weakness, and numbness requires a proper history and physical by an md possibly followed by imaging.

In brief: Evaluation
I'm unsure what is the question.
Bulging discs can be normal as one ages depending on how big and where the bulge is located. Swelling, bowel or bladder changes, weakness, and numbness requires a proper history and physical by an md possibly followed by imaging.
Dr. Einar Ottestad
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Dr. Peter Glusker
Neurology
In brief: Bulging discs
Most people in middle to old age have bulging discs, with no clinical importance.
"right side is numb" ....? Do you mean arm, or leg, or trunk? I would suggest seeing your family doctor and/or a neurologist.

In brief: Bulging discs
Most people in middle to old age have bulging discs, with no clinical importance.
"right side is numb" ....? Do you mean arm, or leg, or trunk? I would suggest seeing your family doctor and/or a neurologist.
Dr. Peter Glusker
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