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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Geoffrey Rutledge answered
40 years experience in Internal Medicine
5th cervical vertebr: C5 refers to the fifth vertebra in the neck. The first vertebra is at the base of the skull, so the fifth is in the middle of the neck. Injuries to th ... Read More
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Dr. Richard Guyer answered
45 years experience in Orthopedic Spine Surgery
A defect in vertebra: This refers to a defect in the bone that connects the upper and lower facet joint of a vertebra. It is thought that most these arise as stress fractu ... Read More
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Dr. Kornelis Poelstra answered
23 years experience in Orthopedic Spine Surgery
C5 pars defect: Are you sure it is c5? L5 (lower back) is much more common... Just checking. If it is indeed c5, there is neck pain and possible instability that may ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Hi doctors, was just wondering what is c5/c6 prolapse with canal stenosis and bilateral radiculopathy?
A 40-year-old member asked:
I have lost of normal t2 disc signal intensity is especially at c4-5, c5-6 and c6-7, what exactly does that mean?
A 28-year-old female asked:
What's can this cause? A small broad-based bulging annulus at c5-c6 which causes mild-to-moderate impression on the anterior thecal sac describe above
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I like to work out 5 to 6 days a week. I was just diagnosed with a bulging disc at c5. Is there any type of work out I can be doing.
A female asked:
I just had a C5/C6 and C6/C7 fusion 5 days ago. Will it be safe for me to lay in sun beds 2 weeks after this surgery?
A 63-year-old female asked:
I have arthritis in my neck with osteophytes on C5 C6 C7 will these grow and are they dangerous? Thank you
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Dr. Peter Kurzweil answered
49 years experience in Internal Medicine
No, but must dx & rx: Whipples disease is a very rare condition, often found in middle age men, that is also called lipodystrophy. It a bacterial-caused disease that leads ... Read More
A 34-year-old male asked:
Very painful muscle pain in my whole left side of my back caused by lordosis/kyplosis, l5-s1 bulging disc, and c5-c6 bulging disc..Is it fixable?
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What it means?"mri results:there's maintenance of cervical lordosis. At level c5-c6 minimal disc bulge. Is cervical lordosis normal in my case?
A 54-year-old male asked:
Can multiple surgeries under general anesthesia for radiofrequency on c2, c3, c4, c5, c6, bilateral affect my kidneyfunction? Recent blood high bun/crtn.
A 61-year-old female asked:
Healthy 54 yo woman sched 4 ACDF C5-6. Blood low 6.8 MPV & high 42 PTT. Prothromb w/INR: INR 1.0 Ratio; Prothromb 10.7 secs. Will this delay surgery?
A 56-year-old member asked:
I had a fushion done (c5, c6) 4 months ago. The burning, pinching, pain has increased since then, is this normal?
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