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Do NSAIDs hamper herniated disc resorption?

NSAIDs are routinely prescribed to treat symptoms of a herniated disc (Mayfield Clinic): Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) (NSAIDs), such as aspirin, naproxen (Alleve, Naprosyn), ...
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How does a herniated spinal disk correct itself?

Looking at the picture below, nothing in the herniated disc seems to be able to correct itself over time. Yet, the article I took the picture from says that surgical treatment is used only if the pain ...
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How to differentially diagnose continuing sciatic pain given this existing information?

Pains along the sciatic nerve apparently have numerous possible causes (18 of them according to this article). Now, given the following facts, what would be appropriate differential-diagnostic ...
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