A condition in which the soft core of a disk in the spine pops out of its hard capsule. It tends to squeeze out the back of the disk, and can press on the spine or nerves leaving the spine, causing pain, numbness or weakness in the legs.
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A disease calculator that uses hundreds of thousands of
patient records to estimate probability of disease. You
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