The disc herniation if causing severe symptoms or any neurological deficit then the surgical option should be considered.
In mild degree of herniation not causing severe symptoms or deficit, the pain killers drugs and precaution by using lumbar belt and avoiding heavy weight lifting is helpful in controlling the symptoms.
You should have the mri
scan done and consult the neurosurgeon for the available treatment
options.If the symptoms are mild you may avoid the surgery for the time being.