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Can spinal disk herniation cause gastrointestinal problem?
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Dr. Will Moorehead
Orthopedic Surgery - Spine
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In brief: Yes
Certain lumbar disc herniations can result in the lose of bowel control.
When this occurs it is a major emergent problem and requires emergent surgery.

In brief: Yes
Certain lumbar disc herniations can result in the lose of bowel control.
When this occurs it is a major emergent problem and requires emergent surgery.
Dr. Will Moorehead
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