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Have scoliosis and stabilized slipped disc. Have pinched nerves in leg. Diagnosed as non-specific urethritis. Due to disc problem?

i have scoliosis and a stablized sliped dsc and have had it fr years with no surgical intervention. basically i am experiencing pinch nerves that was effecting my right leg but after many years no more. what i am getting is what seems to be urethritis when my back is playing up. i dont have problems urinating or burning before or after. no discharge and docotors have described it as non specific urethritis. could it be my disk.
Asked On : Tue, 26 Feb 2013
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Thank you for your question to HCM.

A slipped disc is never a cause of urethritis. It would be more helpful if you describe your symptoms more elaborately. It is not clear from your description how a diagnosis of urethritis was made. Nerve compression from a herniated disc can sometimes lead to urinary incontinence and dribbling as well as numbness in the genital area. However a disc never causes urethritis.

Hope this is helpful. Take care.
Answered: Fri, 6 Sep 2013
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