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Will severe compromise in the spinal canal L3 & 4 and l45 cause numbness in legs and buttucks?

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Dr. Zachariah George
Neurosurgery

In brief: Yes

It can cause leg numbness as well as lumbar claudication symptoms.

In brief: Yes

It can cause leg numbness as well as lumbar claudication symptoms.
Dr. Zachariah George
Dr. Zachariah George
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In brief: Yes

Sounds like you have multi-level disease and perhaps a functional or anatomic spinal stenosis.
You may experience symptoms when doing exertional activities, and the process can gradually and steadily progress due to wear and tear. The numbness is an initial problem, but further issues could include pain, weakness, urinary inability. Contact a spinal surgeon and see what can be done.

In brief: Yes

Sounds like you have multi-level disease and perhaps a functional or anatomic spinal stenosis.
You may experience symptoms when doing exertional activities, and the process can gradually and steadily progress due to wear and tear. The numbness is an initial problem, but further issues could include pain, weakness, urinary inability. Contact a spinal surgeon and see what can be done.
Dr. Bennett Machanic
Dr. Bennett Machanic
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Dr. Yash Khanna
Family Medicine

In brief: Yes it can

Yes it can.

In brief: Yes it can

Yes it can.
Dr. Yash Khanna
Dr. Yash Khanna
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