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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Goldman
55 years experience Rheumatology
Yes: But you need to integrate it with the clinical findings and status
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A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mark Fisher
34 years experience Neurology
Why the ER?: Intracranial hypertension is NOT an emergency. Using the ER as a walk-in clinic is a MISuse of the ER and ER staff. Why are you posting that question ... Read More
A 60-year-old male asked:
Dr. Mark Fisher
34 years experience Neurology
Puzzled: If there were impingement on the spinal cord, the report would say so. Presumably you didn't just wander into an MR center & make an impulse ... Read More
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A 50-year-old male asked:
Dr. Matt Wachsman
36 years experience Internal Medicine
Tricky: first, if there are signs of nerve damage (strength, sensation, changes in control of bowel or bladder) then surgery is indicated. Then.... 1-10% of t ... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Walter Husar
33 years experience Neurology
Can be: But a careful examination by a specialist can tease out the difference.
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Will Moorehead
52 years experience Orthopedic Spine Surgery
YES: Damage to the nerves that supply the perineum may result in penile numbness. It is well known that bicycle riding, which is an excellent aerobic exerc ... Read More
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ihab Ibrahim
29 years experience Pain Management
Still pinched nerve: What is missing is complete history and in your case, more importantly, your exam. An emg/ncs by Rehab Dr. or Neurologist may show which nerves. MRI p ... Read More
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Simmons
18 years experience Pediatric Neurology
Not very: The spinal cord is roughly 18 inches long and somewhere between 1/4 and 1/2 inch in diameter. It extends from the foramen magnum (the giant hole at t ... Read More
A 16-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Simmons
18 years experience Pediatric Neurology
Spinal fluid (CSF): Cerebrospinal fluid is produced deep in the brain and then flows down and out around the spinal cord, bathing the brain and cord in protective fluid. ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Kent
12 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Most often trauma: Trauma can either sever the nerves or cause enough inflammation and swelling that a section can die off, with same results. Other things, such autoimm ... Read More

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