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Will a herniated disk (l3 and 4) cause kidney problems?

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Dr. George Klauber
Pediatrics - Urology
1 doctor agrees

In brief: No

Only similarity can be back pain.
@ are not related and thus does not cause kidney problems.

In brief: No

Only similarity can be back pain.
@ are not related and thus does not cause kidney problems.
Dr. George Klauber
Dr. George Klauber
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Dr. Thomas Dowling
Orthopedic Surgery - Spine

In brief: No

It will not cause kidney problems but about 1% of disc herniations can lead to a cauda equina syndrome which could affect bladder and bowel control and it is a true surgical emergency.

In brief: No

It will not cause kidney problems but about 1% of disc herniations can lead to a cauda equina syndrome which could affect bladder and bowel control and it is a true surgical emergency.
Dr. Thomas Dowling
Dr. Thomas Dowling
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