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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. R. Scott Anderson
38 years experience Radiation Oncology
See below: That there is something, bone, disc material, tumor, something reducing the diameter on the spinal canal and causing pressure/compression of the spina ... Read More
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Dr. Chintan Sampat
17 years experience Orthopedic Spine Surgery
A "squeezed" cord: The spinal cord has less space available then normal due to compression by something (such as a disc herniation, arthritis, tumors, infections, etc.). ... Read More
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A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. R. Scott Anderson
38 years experience Radiation Oncology
See below: That there is something, bone, disc material, tumor, something reducing the diameter on the spinal canal and causing pressure/compression of the spina ... Read More
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Dr. Thomas Dowling
39 years experience Orthopedic Spine Surgery
It literally means : That there is something pressing on spinal cord in neck or cervical region that may or may not cause symptoms or physical findings. This compression ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Weston
30 years experience Orthopedic Spine Surgery
Cord edema: Cord compression can be relieved cord, edema is often caused by compression of the cord but some conditions cause cord edema without compression MS co ... Read More
Dr. Thomas Dowling
39 years experience Orthopedic Spine Surgery
Cord compression is: The actual pinching or crushing of the spinal cord that can lead to swelling or edema but one can have this edema or swelling without necessarily hav ... Read More
A 23-year-old member asked:
Dr. R. Scott Anderson
38 years experience Radiation Oncology
See below: That there is something, bone, disc material, tumor, something reducing the diameter on the spinal canal and causing pressure/compression of the spina ... Read More
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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Rupesh Parikh
25 years experience Medical Oncology
Could be dangerous : Spinal cord compression develops when the spinal cord is compressed by bone fragments from a vertebral fracture, a tumor, abscess, ruptured interverte ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Clarence Lyons
19 years experience Family Medicine
Talk to your doctor: Talk to your doctor and get their opinion. Or, get a second opinion.
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Weston
30 years experience Orthopedic Spine Surgery
Debateable: Unknown conflicting studies IV methyl pred after loading dose this has been debated early studies showed benefit in trauma but later studies showed r ... Read More
A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Fisher
31 years experience Dermatology
Facial Numbness: Causes of numbness in the face the facial nerve, which is cranial nerve vii, controls facial expression with 7 thousand individual nerve fibers to ... Read More
A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jalal Zuberi
44 years experience Pediatrics
Cord compression: With spinal stenosis resulting in cord compression, these neurological symptoms are quite common. You need to learn the right PT exercises to alleviat ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scott Glickman
18 years experience Neurosurgery
Surgery: Generally speaking, spinal cord compression requires surgical decompression. While there are different etiologies leading to compression (i.e. Disc h ... Read More

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