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MRI report showing disc desiccation noted on L4 L5 levels, paracentral disc protrusion. Worried

My MRI report states that Disc Desiccation noted at L4 -L5 and L5 and S1 Levels. and Central and bilateral Paracentral Disc Protrusion noted at L4 -L5 and L5 and S1 Levels causing thecal compression with narrowing of bilateral lateral recess /neural foramina and impingement over bilateral exiting nerve roots at L4 -L5 and right exiting nerve root at L5 and S! level.

pls help me to understand my MRI report. i m very worried about my position .please tell me the medication so it ca be completely cured.
Asked On : Sat, 20 Apr 2013
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Mri shows nerve root pressure due to disc protrusion, You should be having root pains as well as pain radiating to legs .Brace for lower back, avoid forard bending and lifting of weight,take anti-inlammatory/analgesics,do back strengthening exercise. If pain increases over a period of time interfering with routine activity and unbearable, you may have to undergo laminectomy/discetomy surgery. Seems it is tolerable now so you may remain on conservative treatment till otherwise.
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