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What are the symptoms of herniated nucleus pulposus?

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Dr. Jonathan Hyde
Orthopedic Surgery - Spine
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In brief: Neurologic

The symptoms of a lumbar herniated nucleus pulposus includes uni- or bi-lateral leg pain, can include back pain, possible weakness in the leg(s), and a numb sensation.
Severe cases may include bowel/bladder difficulties, loss of perianal sensation, and paralysis.

In brief: Neurologic

The symptoms of a lumbar herniated nucleus pulposus includes uni- or bi-lateral leg pain, can include back pain, possible weakness in the leg(s), and a numb sensation.
Severe cases may include bowel/bladder difficulties, loss of perianal sensation, and paralysis.
Dr. Jonathan Hyde
Dr. Jonathan Hyde
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Dr. Larry Armstrong
Neurosurgery

In brief: Herniated Disks:

These cause pain, numbness, tingling, and weakness when severe.
Approx 40% of the population have a herniated disk and no symptoms from it. There may be no symptoms or there may be severe pain with muscle weakness.

In brief: Herniated Disks:

These cause pain, numbness, tingling, and weakness when severe.
Approx 40% of the population have a herniated disk and no symptoms from it. There may be no symptoms or there may be severe pain with muscle weakness.
Dr. Larry Armstrong
Dr. Larry Armstrong
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