Lumbar Spinal Stenosis (cont.)
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What Increases Your Risk
The risk of having lumbar spinal stenosis increases if you:
When To Call a Doctor
Call your doctor now or seek immediate medical care if:
Lumbar spinal stenosis usually gets worse gradually over months to years. If you have symptoms that come on suddenly, you may have another serious condition and should call your doctor.
If you begin to regularly have leg pain when walking and standing, call your doctor.
Who to see
The following health professionals can diagnose and treat spinal stenosis:
Specialists who can treat spinal stenosis include the following:
To prepare for your appointment, see the topic Making the Most of Your Appointment.
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