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Are there usually many symptoms when you have bulging disk?

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Dr. Scott Glickman
Neurosurgery
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In brief: Variable

Some people are completely asymptomatic from disc bulges.
Some people experience profound pain (radiculitis) and motor and sensory loss (radiculopathy). Back pain is variable as well but usually affects people with acute herniated discs due to annular tears and chemical secretion.

In brief: Variable

Some people are completely asymptomatic from disc bulges.
Some people experience profound pain (radiculitis) and motor and sensory loss (radiculopathy). Back pain is variable as well but usually affects people with acute herniated discs due to annular tears and chemical secretion.
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Dr. Atif Haque
Neurosurgery
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In brief: Usually

Disc problems can manifest as pain, either in the spine or the extremities, weakness, numbness, tingling, difficulty walking, or bowel/bladder problems.

In brief: Usually

Disc problems can manifest as pain, either in the spine or the extremities, weakness, numbness, tingling, difficulty walking, or bowel/bladder problems.
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