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Leg pain with herniation
I have severe leg pain while walking. MRI shows herniation at L4/5 level and bulge at L5/S1 level with nerve canal dia 8mm. Will I be okay naturally or need surgery. Will the nerve get damaged ?? Kindly suggest I am 26 years old and symptoms are 3 weeks old.
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You may require surgery depending upon your symptoms...you can try conservative management if no improvements surgery would be better choice...Take frequent stretch breaks and drink lots of water...Discontinue using pillow while sleeping straight...Do not lift heavy objects, especially after bending down....Eat a healthy wholesome meal which should satisfy your minerals and proteins requirement...take over the counter pain medications.. Consult nearest orthopedic surgeon they will do the needful.
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