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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
Neurology 52 years experience
Transverse Myelitis : Describes spinal cord inflammation which can cause leg weakness and/or numbness, bladder or bowel problems, and difficulty with gait. Causes include ... Read More
Dr. James Goodrich
Neurosurgery 39 years experience
Inflammation : Definition of inflammation of the spinal cord could be a very long list of causes. But in short inflammation is some sort of irritation to the cord th... Read More

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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Larry Armstrong
Neurosurgery 27 years experience
Yes: It can even lead to death. It can lead to paralysis, weakness, numbness and tingling, and many other problems. Sometimes full recovery is possible.
A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. William Gaya
Neurology 29 years experience
Myelitis: Multiple sclerosis can present with a partial transverse myelitis; neuromyelitis optica; viral post infectious or acute transverse myelitis; sarcoido... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sudhir Bansal
Endocrinology 75 years experience
MS myelitis: Two lesions in the spine are very strongly suggestive of ms absence of brain lesion does not rule out ms check with a good neurologist so u can be tre... Read More
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Eric Weisman
Neurology 36 years experience
Transverse myelitis: With chronic involvement one sees urinary retention and spasticity with sensory deficits below the level of involvement.
A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Shawn Saunders
Pharmacology 21 years experience
Nerve Pain: If it is indeed nerve pain, it will be difficult to control with otc medication. I would suggest a physician assessment to address your pain appropria... Read More
A 24-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michele Arnold
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 22 years experience
4 major ones: Treating spinal cord injury is more about minimizing the amount of damage at the time of injury: Methylprednisolone may have some benefit, but studies... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Goldie
Pediatric Neurology 48 years experience
Baclofen: Muscle spasms and spastic tone is the most complication of spinal injury. Baclofen has been the gold standard along with the benzodiazepines such as ... Read More
A 40-year-old male asked:
Dr. Alvin Lin
Geriatrics 30 years experience
For what?: It's not clear to me what medication you're asking about. An immunosuppressant because of your kidney transplant? Or something for pain control? If la... Read More
A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
Neurology 52 years experience
Lyrica (pregabalin): The drug Lyrica (pregabalin) was recently approve to treat the pain of spinal cord trauma, and likely would help in transverse myelitis also. One app... Read More

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