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bilateral lateral recess stenosis

A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Adam Lewis
35 years experience Neurosurgery
Spinal stenosis: No. This is a mild form of arthritis in the low back. Like gray hair and wrinkles arthritis is a part of aging. While there is no cure, you can slow i ... Read More

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A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Thomas Erdmann
30 years experience Family Medicine
Maybe surgery: Depending on the severity of the stenosis and your symptoms, surgery, or possibly steroid injection, would be the likely treatment if you have already ... Read More
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Dr. Ari Ben-Yishay
35 years experience Orthopedic Spine Surgery
Depends: If pain is mostly down the leg(s), an epidural steroid injection could help....Surgery last resort. If its just low back pain, then physical therapy, ... Read More
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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mark Weston
31 years experience Orthopedic Spine Surgery
Nerve crowding: Your nerve crowding is caused by multiple common benign degenerative changes in your back
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Dr. Nolan Segal
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Yes: You can often relieve symptoms with therapy, or injections. Surgery can be limited to a decompression only without fusion.
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kenny Chuu
12 years experience Internal Medicine
No: Hi Strictly speaking, "congenital" means that you were born with it. However, I would say if you were born with congenital lateral recess stenosis and ... Read More
A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Thomas Dowling
40 years experience Orthopedic Spine Surgery
Theybare both a : Narrowing of the spinal canal leading to compression of neural tissue with spinal stenosis being a more global term usually reflecting a narrowing of ... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
52 years experience Neurology
Several: Focal low back pain that radiates down the leg to the sole of the foot, and is worsened by straining, coughing, sneezing, and may awaken at nite. The ... Read More
A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jefferson Chen
34 years experience Neurosurgery
Several options: There are a few options for treatment. You mentioned physical therapy. That certainly is effective a substantial % of the time.Other options include p ... Read More
A 66-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ipe Kalathoor
17 years experience Internal Medicine
Back pain : What it means is that the disc between the vertebral body is herniating to the left side. This herniating disc sometimes compress on the nerves causi ... Read More
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A male asked:
Dr. Foster Carr
33 years experience General Practice
Other way around: The stenosis at L5 could cause the symptoms of hamstring pain and sexual dysfunction.
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