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Cervical neck spondylosis

A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kevin Vaught
27 years experience Neurosurgery
Imaging : An MRI of the cervical spine can answer your question. Check out spine-health.Com.

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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jian Shen
Dr. Jian Shen answered
8 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
X-rays and symptoms: Start with a visit to your pcp, get x-rays and/or mris.
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jefferson Chen
33 years experience Neurosurgery
Radiology: Certainly symptoms of neck pain or radiating pain to the arms or hands may give you some indication of cervical spondlylosis. However, x-rays, CT scan ... Read More
A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. LUIS IRIZARRY
27 years experience Family Medicine
Cervical pain: Depends on prior medications, x-rays, ct or MRI studies.
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Buchsbaum
30 years experience Radiation Oncology
It can.: Yes. The field of view (fov) of a spine image is often not complete so if one suspects this, a better MRI and perhaps a ct or pet/ct is general used. ... Read More
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A 54-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
48 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Find the reason: Then we could talk about the treatment, what the doctor told you, how the x-ray and other test? Let me know.
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
43 years experience Cardiology
Can be!: More likely from disk herniation or arthritic spur.
A 60-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Michalski
35 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Radiculopathy: Typically you will feel referred, burning, radicular pain in a dermatomal distribution, depending upon which nerve root is being compressed.
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Adam Lewis
34 years experience Neurosurgery
Vertigo: Yes. While not common, cervical spondylosis with spinal cord compression can cause vertigo. The position of the occipital condyles in relation to the ... Read More
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A 70-year-old female asked:
Dr. Saptarshi Bandyopadhyay
20 years experience Hospital-based practice
Many type of spondyl: There r many types of spondylosis, or misalignment of the vertebra, & many causes so it is hard to say w/o a full eval. Lordosis (backwards), kyph ... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Larry Armstrong
26 years experience Neurosurgery
Not curable: Since cervical spondylosis is arthritis changes in the cervical spine, it cannot be cured. It is a normal degenerative process as we age.
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
Yes and no: Scoliosis and osteoarthritis, including degenerative discs, are related. Fibromyalgia is not directly related to the other issues.
A 61-year-old female asked:
Dr. Pavel Conovalciuc
22 years experience Family Medicine
No: Cervical spondylosis has nothing to do with the lumbar one. Both can co-exist, though, but none is caused by the presence of the other.
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Douglas Linville II
29 years experience Orthopedic Spine Surgery
Encroachment: Any condition limiting space for the nerves causes encroachment. A herniated disc would cause encroachment. A bone spur would also cause. Encroachment ... Read More
A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. Craig Morton
17 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Age: These are all common findings that can be found on cervical MRI in patients over 40. Usually related to aging and the natural degenerative process. ... Read More
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A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Clarence Grim
56 years experience Endocrinology
Disc in neck: Yes
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Greer
43 years experience Family Medicine
Yes: A muscle , if resisted, will fatigue-and relax.
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Dowling
39 years experience Orthopedic Spine Surgery
Stay young !!!: Pain issues can result from these aging related changes can be managed usually with nonoperative means such as lifestyle changes like not smoking and ... Read More
A 65-year-old male asked:
Dr. Walter Husar
32 years experience Neurology
Yes, it can: Based on the information provided -- intervertebral disc disorder with myelopathy in the cervical region can cause bladder dysfunction as the spinal c ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Shin Beh
Dr. Shin Beh answered
8 years experience Neurology
Possible: If the disc is pressing on a nerve root or part of the spinal cord, it could cause weakness and/or numbness in the arm.
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A 65-year-old male asked:
Dr. Thomas Dowling
39 years experience Orthopedic Spine Surgery
Cord compression due: To disc issue in the neck region usually with degenerative disc disease ; a small spinal canal diameter. Prior history of neck injury can accelerate ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Chukwuka Okafor
15 years experience Orthopedic Spine Surgery
It does not cure: it, it is however one of the conservative management treatments that help get one asymptomatic when cervical spondylosis becomes symptomatic. By stabi ... Read More
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A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Edgard Janer
Specializes in Rheumatology
It could!: When poor posture is not corrected, it could lead to this forward curvature!,, is this occurring to a male or a female? Old, do they have osteoporosis ... Read More
A male asked:
Dr. Charles Harvey
33 years experience Neurosurgery
Pinched nerve: Cervical spondylosis is arthritis in the neck. Foraminal stenosis means narrowing of the space where the nerves exit the spinal canal, in this case c ... Read More
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