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Slipped disc problem. - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Excellent Posted in: Bones, Muscles and Joints
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Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   how can i help you
User :   hello
User :   i had visited this site a couple of weeks ago
User :   wasnt really helpful
Doctor :   What would be better for you?
User :   i just had an email sent to me with hospital costs...which was not what i was looking fr
Doctor :   If you can suggest we can add some
User :   i have a specific question to a problem of mine
User :   whats the latest in slipped disc surgery?
Doctor :   there are some endoscopic surgeries
Doctor :   coming up now
Doctor :   done in some highly specialsised centres
User :   is that the one which replaces the disc?
User :   with some artificial disc or sumthing
Doctor :   yes it has many procedures
Doctor :   depends on the pathology what procedure is beneficail
User :   ok
User :   i already have had a MLD on my l5 s1 ...not sure if they completely removed it or just the prolapsed bit
User :   now i guess hte l4 l5 is playing upa lot...
Doctor :   ok
User :   not sure if its DDD thtai have
User :   caue i sure do everything right
User :   execise, weight management, diet blah blah :)
Doctor :   i dint get youir last line
User :   rao
User :   disk degenerative disease
Doctor :   not that
Doctor :   ok i got it
Doctor :   YOu hae to continue with the doctors advice of exercise, diet and weigh managemet
Doctor :   many people ignore that
User :   yes i am
Doctor :   and they fall prey to these musculo skeletal diseases
User :   completely
Doctor :   Are you doing as advised by the phsiotherapost
User :   but its like each disc is popping out one afer an another
Doctor :   ok
User :   yes...infact im sure u would have realised...i helpa lot slipped disc patientsmyself
User :   not really sure why
User :   this is happ
Doctor :   oh
Doctor :   So how can i help you now?
Doctor :   I think we can advise you as much you want
Doctor :   and thats what we can do the best
Doctor :   are you there?
Doctor :   I have to close this window as there is no response from your side. Please get back if you need any medical advice.
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