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Have degenerative disc disease, scoliosis and ruptured disc with herniation. Pain in the back, headache, nausea. Treatment?

I have degenerative disk disease scoliosis 4 ruptured disk 5th is herniated I have pain on left side it radiates down my top back to my hip from my hip to my leg on side back and front to knee and down to foot I am now not able to stand up straight I have a bad head ach its stabbing and I can barely walk on my left leg it hurt to put weight or pressure on and I cant hold my pee or poo I feel like evety time I try to walk I will pass out very nauseated please tell me something I have a 5yr old and 2month old
Asked On : Sun, 21 Apr 2013
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Neurologist 's  Response
Nov 2013

Thank you for posting your query.

Your symptoms are related to the herniated disc at L4-5 region.

For pain relief, you could take pregabalin or gabapentin capsules.

Bed rest is also required if the disc prolapse is severe. In addition, you should avoid bending forwards and lifting heavy weights.

If these measures do not help, epidural injections may be required.

Please get back if you require any additional information.

Best wishes,

Dr Sudhir Kumar MD (Internal Medicine), DM (Neurology)

Senior Consultant Neurologist

Apollo Hospitals, Hyderabad,

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Answered: Tue, 23 Apr 2013
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