Hi, My mom is 65 years old, never had any urine or bowl problems, 2 months back she started having Urinary and bowl Retention problems and she has mild L5-s1 central disc protrusion also what could be the reason? are these related to each other?
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replied November 1st, 2014
Hello and Welcome

I appreciate your concern

Yes these are most probably related and point towards Cauda equine syndrome. Get a neurosurgical consult for decompression surgery.

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