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What are the symptoms of prolapsed disc?

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Posted on Mon, 18 Jul 2016
Question: What are the symptoms off a prolapsed disc in your back.the pain is running down the outside off my knee .I can't stand up straight
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Answered by Dr. Naveen Kumar Sharma (16 minutes later)
Brief Answer:
Prolapsed disc causes back pain with leg pain

Detailed Answer:
Hello, I have studied your case. You have following symptoms in disc prolapse.
1 . history of weight lifting, traveling for long hours or prolonged sitting.
2.back pain which going in to leg
3.tingling and numbness in whole leg.
4.weakness in leg.
You need to get MRI to confirm the diagnosis. Tablet pregabalin m is effective in early stage along with physiotherapy.
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Dr. Naveen Kumar Sharma

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Brief Answer: Prolapsed disc causes back pain with leg pain Detailed Answer: Hello, I have studied your case. You have following symptoms in disc prolapse. 1 . history of weight lifting, traveling for long hours or prolonged sitting. 2.back pain which going in to leg 3.tingling and numbness in whole leg. 4.weakness in leg. You need to get MRI to confirm the diagnosis. Tablet pregabalin m is effective in early stage along with physiotherapy. Thanks