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4 disc bulges in neck with fora. stenosis, 3 disc bulges in low back with pinched nerv rt at L5-S1 and now I need a hip repl. Why at my age? No injur

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Dr. Thomas Dowling
Orthopedic Surgery - Spine

In brief: First disc bulges

are normal findings- not abnormal.
They do not cause any problems. Genetics may play a role in your need for hip surgery or you may have had an undiagnosed congenital or developmental issue with your hip. Lifestyle may play a role in terms of weight, exercise and tobacco use.

In brief: First disc bulges

are normal findings- not abnormal.
They do not cause any problems. Genetics may play a role in your need for hip surgery or you may have had an undiagnosed congenital or developmental issue with your hip. Lifestyle may play a role in terms of weight, exercise and tobacco use.
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