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L3, l4, l5 herniated discs causing numbness

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Dr. Saumya Mittal MD

Hi, I have a question about a herniated disc in my back (L5 - S1) MRI confirmed about a year ago. I ... there is... up to 25%. Is that normal? Is it possible to have a herniated... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Saumya Mittal ( Diabetologist)
Dr. Sudhir Kumar MD

--initial EMG/NCS showed l5-S1 radiulopathy (they did lumbar mri as well which didn't correlate to EMG ...I herniated 2 discs in thoracic spine, T10-T11, T-11-t12 (it was quite bad legs went numb,... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Sudhir Kumar ( Orthopaedic Surgeon)
Dr. Praveen Tayal MD

I have a recurrent herniated disc at L3-4 and L5-S1. My doctor said the L3-4 is "massive". I have had an ESI and a selective nerve block . The nerve block was 1 1/2... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Praveen Tayal ( Orthopaedic Surgeon)
Dr.  Chobufo Ditah MD

I have a bulging herniated disc at l4/5 and a bulging disc at l5 s1. Inflamation has been detected in the thecal sca in that region. I experience numbness, stiffness in my... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Chobufo Ditah ( General & Family Physician)
Dr. R.V.Sirisha Rani MD

I have herniated discs at C6 and L5. Diagnosed by PE, MRIs and Cat scans. I have numbness and pain in my hands and feet and weakness in arms & legs. Also have autoimmune disease (... View answer

Answered by : Dr. R.V.Sirisha Rani ( General & Family Physician)

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Dr. Pradeep Vitta MD

I have a herniated dis in L5S1. First symptoms were pain down my right leg and numbness in my right foot. With PT and an injection the symptoms resolved. I now have almost constant low back pain.... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Pradeep Vitta ( General & Family Physician)
Dr.  Gopal Goel MD

the past 3 weeks I have experienced sudden complete numbness and rubbery feeling in same L-4 or L-5 area of the spine itself -- so complete numbness that I have to support... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Gopal Goel ( Orthopaedic Surgeon)
Dr.  Mukesh Chugh MD

I have a herniated disc in L5 and have had this for 11 years. But, now I suffer from every time I lay down or sit in a reclined position, my entire left side of my body is tingly and... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Mukesh Chugh ( Orthopaedic Surgeon)
Dr. Sridhar Reddy MD

Was diagnosed with left parasagittal and paraforaminal disc herniations at L4-L5 and L5-S1 resulting in mild left neural foraminal encroachment; mild right paraforaminal disc bulge... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Sridhar Reddy ( General & Family Physician)
Dr.  Saurabh Gupta MD

last Sept, had herniated disc repair at L5-S1 in Jan, ortho surgeon said he had to yank hard on nerve ... to toes and some pain in left side of back and leg now with numbness in back of... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Saurabh Gupta ( Orthopaedic Surgeon)

Mobile Questions and Answers

Dr.  T Chandrakant MD

Hi. He treatment depends upon the amount of pressure as seen on MRI, physical signs of weakness, severity of pain and associated findings. If the Medicines , rest, physiotherapy do not help to alleviate the symptoms and...

Dr. Heera Lal Poonia MD

Dear, it may affect your sexual function too. Please visit a neurosurgeon urgently. Hit a thanks. Regards

Dr. Shanthi.E MD

You cannot treat it yourself. Use an abdominal belt to stabilize the same. Surgery would be required if the pain is severe.