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Slipped disc

Two disc bulges L5 L6 compressing n a nerve. Pain in left leg (back of leg) . Can't stretch left hamstring. Problem in sitting for too long, can't bend forward and sit crossed legs
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Harisha N L
3 yrs. of exp | Bangalore | General Physician

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Ensure that you maintain an appropriate posture while working or sitting or walking....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 spine surgeon or neuro surgeon they will do the needful.
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Dr. Bhavneet Singh
12 yrs. of exp | Amritsar | Pain Management Specialist
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Start stretching exercises and if than still pain persist get clinical examination by some pain specialist
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Dr. Harsha
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bulged disc  cannot  be relocated by any means.... If you rest for some days you can avoid bulged disc pressing  nerve root there by reduce symptoms....  If the prolapse is mild doctor  will advice you physiotherapy, if it doesn't  work and pain in severe surgery  is the final option... kindly consult a  neurosurgeon...you might need an MRI scan also.
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Dr. Anil B Sheth
36 yrs. of exp | Ahmedabad | General Physician
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There is no L 6.it shud be L 4 n L 5. U r too young to have bulging disc.so get plain X ray LS spine AP n lat. n consult an ortho specialist , n if he advises get MRI also to get proper treatment.
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Dr Agam Gargiya
Ahmedabad | Pain Management Specialist
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For how many days you have the pain? Disc bulge pinching the nerves can be treated by interventional pain management. Need to see the MRI for precise treatment
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