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Do i need a surgery for degenerative disc disease at L4-L5 level?

hi i have signifcant degenerative disc disease at l4-l5 with diffuse annular causing moderate central lateral recess and foraminal stenosis without signficant nerve root compression.signficant degenerative disc disease l5 -s1 with diffuse annular bulge eccentric to the left with associateed left l5 nerve root 15mm uterine fibroid.im 48 yrs old i work as a housekeeper do you suggest surgery ?
Tue, 5 Nov 2019
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Hello,

I would explain that surgery would be an option of all the drugs have not shown any efficacy. Anyway, before going o surgery, I would recommend steroid injection in this region, in order to help against the pain.

Hope I have answered your query. Let me know if I can assist you further.

Regards,
Dr. Ilir Sharka, Cardiologist
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Do i need a surgery for degenerative disc disease at L4-L5 level?

Hello, I would explain that surgery would be an option of all the drugs have not shown any efficacy. Anyway, before going o surgery, I would recommend steroid injection in this region, in order to help against the pain. Hope I have answered your query. Let me know if I can assist you further. Regards, Dr. Ilir Sharka, Cardiologist