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Dr. Andrew Rynne
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What causes disc bulge and shortness of breath?

i am a 20 year old female i was diagnosed with loss of normal cervical lordosis and a minimal disc bulge at c4-5 and c5-6 levels last year. one year later the pain is worst and lately i have been having a shortness of breath problem where i have to take a deep breath and sometimes i have a vertigo feeling. please explain my problem to me i dont understand it
Fri, 20 Oct 2017
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Hello dear , hi

Welcome to
I have evaluated your query thoroughly .

* Causes of disc bulge may be
- trauma - undue angulations or blunt injury - ligament issues of
cervical region - others .

* Causes of symptoms are
- neuropathy and radiculopathy from the compression of nerve
roots exiting from the foramina .

* Needs detailed evaluation with the MRI for further precise
management .

Hope this clears your query .

Welcome for any further guidance .
Regards dear take care .
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