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I have constant pain/pressure around the L4/L5-L5/S1 disc area, diagnosed MRI report says: Disc bulging with posterior vertebral body endplate osteoph?

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Dr. Peter Ihle
Orthopedic Surgery
2 doctors agree

In brief: Pain may not be-

-from the oeteophyte, because you don't say what level that finding is at or how many levels are involved.
The back pain i would assume front your age could very well be from degenerative disk disease of the lumbar spine. A bulging disk is another sign of degenerative disease. There are many treatments available so see your PCP for eval & referrals if needed.

In brief: Pain may not be-

-from the oeteophyte, because you don't say what level that finding is at or how many levels are involved.
The back pain i would assume front your age could very well be from degenerative disk disease of the lumbar spine. A bulging disk is another sign of degenerative disease. There are many treatments available so see your PCP for eval & referrals if needed.
Dr. Peter Ihle
Dr. Peter Ihle
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Dr. Christian Mayaud
Internal Medicine - Hospital-based practice

In brief: Common Problem

These days there are a wide-variety of treatment modalities to chose from that are effective.
I assume you are currently being evaluated by orthopedics and/or neurology.

In brief: Common Problem

These days there are a wide-variety of treatment modalities to chose from that are effective.
I assume you are currently being evaluated by orthopedics and/or neurology.
Dr. Christian Mayaud
Dr. Christian Mayaud
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