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MRI found mild dehydration with diffuse annular bulge with posterior central protrusion. Now?

dear sir , i am 34 year old working as drawing office in my MRI report it was found that 1. Intervertebral disc at l5-s1 level shows mild dehydration with diffuse annular bulge with posterior central protrusion showing mild caudal migration with mild compression on the thecal dura centrally and mild attenuation of bilateral canals. 2. Intervertebral disc at l4-5 level shows diffuse annular bulge. kindly suggest me a treatment for the above.
Asked On : Wed, 12 Sep 2012
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hello welcome to HCM
The mild dehydration is normal age ralated process.
The anular bulge at interverteral disc are degenarative process. the trearment of this condition is not always necessary. first of all modify your working conditions like sitting posture and plan for proper exercise. If you have severe pain then discectomy(removal of disc) can be done(in extreme cases).
The newer technique known as Ozone thepary is alternative but is is costly and available at few places.
Thanking you.
Answered: Mon, 17 Sep 2012
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