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Low back pain, bulging discs and surgery - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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User :   hi my soon to be hubad has a bulging discs in his back and all the doctors give him pain pills that dont do eney thing for him can he have surguy for the disk in his back and do you know of eney doctors out here in denver co that will do it
Doctor :   hi
User :   hey
Doctor :  
ok
Doctor :  
what symptoms does your husband have?
Doctor :  
how did the back pain start?
User :   he has a can you have surgery to fix bulging discs
Doctor :  
was MRI done for him? how many disc bulges are shown in it?
Doctor :  
the surgery depends on the severity of the disease
Doctor :  
if the bulges are more and impinging on the nerve roots
Doctor :  
then first, conservative methods should be tried along with physiotherapy
User :   he did it in high school and they did a mri with the dye and he has had strod shots
Doctor :  
to relieve symptoms
Doctor :  
if these fail to relieve his symptoms, then surgery should be considered
User :   he has had physio therapy all ready
Doctor :  
ok
User :   do you know of eney doctors in denver co that he can go to that will do the surgery
Doctor :  
ok
Doctor :  
just give me few moments, ill will help you in this
Doctor :  
YOu can consult Dr. XXXXXXXX Ghiselli, MD, Board-certified, fellowship-trained spine surgeon
Doctor :   in Denver Spine center

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