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Lumbar dislocation, frequent urination, treatment - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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How can I help you?
User :   hi doctor
Doctor :   Hello

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You can proceed with your query
User :   i have a tingling feeling and numbness of the left side on my lower back
Doctor :   Ok
User :   its been going on for 2 years
User :   went to the doctor
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User :   got my blood tested
User :   and urine
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User :   and everything came back negative
Doctor :   Well thats good
User :   but a long time ago i went to have an mri done on my spine
User :   and they found there is a small dislocated disk
Doctor :  
Yes I was about to ask that
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User :   around my L - spine
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User :   could that be causiing me to feel the tingling feelings?
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the dislocated disc
User :   if i touch the effected area with my hand
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causes pressure on the nerve roots in the area
User :   the feeling goes away
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which is responsible for the sensations
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like pain and numbness
User :   would it cause me to urinate more often?
User :   because i do it more frequently now
Doctor :   Yes
Doctor :   Bladder control comes under Lumbar spine
User :   i see
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User :   ok thank you doctor
Doctor :  
So this will be the causal factor for urinary problems as well
User :   wat is the best method
User :   to cure this problem
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it can has 2 lines of treatment
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Conservative and surgical
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It depends on the extent of dislocation
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First conservative treatment is approached
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Depending on the response to the conservative measure

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next line of treatment is planned accordingly
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