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Disk herniation

Disk herniation: Introduction

Disk herniation: A herniated (also called a slipped or ruptured) disc is a fragment of the disc nucleus which is pushed out of the annulus, into the spinal canal through a tear or rupture. Discs that become herniated are usually in an early stage of degeneration. See detailed information below for a list of 3 causes of Disk herniation, Symptom Checker, including diseases and drug side effect causes.

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Causes of Disk herniation:

The following medical conditions are some of the possible causes of Disk herniation. There are likely to be other possible causes, so ask your doctor about your symptoms.

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Common Causes of Disk herniation

Disk herniation: Symptom Checker

Listed below are some combinations of symptoms associated with Disk herniation, as listed in our database. Visit the Symptom Checker, to add and remove symptoms and research your condition.

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Disk herniation Treatments

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Stories from Users for Disk herniation

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Disk herniation: Comorbid Symptoms

Some of the comorbid or associated medical symptoms for Disk herniation may include these symptoms:

Causes of General Symptom Types

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Causes of Similar Symptoms to Disk herniation

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Detailed list of causes of Disk herniation

The list below shows some of the causes of Disk herniation mentioned in various sources:

How Common are these Causes of Disk herniation?

This information refers to the general prevalence and incidence of these diseases, not to how likely they are to be the actual cause of Disk herniation. Of the 3 causes of Disk herniation that we have listed, we have the following prevalence/incidence information:

  • 2 causes are "very common" diseases
  • 0 causes are "common" diseases
  • 0 causes are "uncommon" diseases
  • 0 causes are "rare" diseases
  • 0 causes are "very rare" diseases
  • 1 causes have no prevalence information.

Conditions listing medical symptoms: Disk herniation:

The following list of conditions have 'Disk herniation' or similar listed as a symptom in our database. This computer-generated list may be inaccurate or incomplete. Always seek prompt professional medical advice about the cause of any symptom.

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Classifications of Disk herniation:

Medical Conditions associated with Disk herniation:

Spine symptoms (821 causes), Skeletal symptoms (4109 causes), Bone symptoms (2907 causes), Musculoskeletal symptoms (6264 causes), Back symptoms (1093 causes), Swelling symptoms (3730 causes)

Symptoms related to Disk herniation:

Injury, Spinal stenosis, Trauma

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