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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
51 years experience Neurology
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
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Larry Armstrong
26 years experience Neurosurgery
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.
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A 54-year-old female asked:
Dr. William Gaya
28 years experience Neurology
Myelitis: Multiple sclerosis can present with a partial transverse myelitis; neuromyelitis optica; viral post infectious or acute transverse myelitis; sarcoido ... Read More
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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sudhir Bansal
74 years experience Endocrinology
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
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A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Eric Weisman
35 years experience Neurology
Transverse myelitis: With chronic involvement one sees urinary retention and spasticity with sensory deficits below the level of involvement.
A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gil Tepper
34 years experience Orthopedic Spine Surgery
Mri is better: Probably this is true. However and MRI i of the brain may be more sensitive. Either way a spinal tap would be confirmatory.
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Philip Chao
37 years experience Radiology
You should ask your : Doctor. The spinal cord can be damaged in many ways. You will have sensory changes, loss of motor and bladder and bowel function if the injury is se ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Not a good sign: Tumor spreading to bone is not a good sign though treatment may be able to provide control for some time. Please provide support to your mother.
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
51 years experience Neurology
Variable, but: Typical results of a stroke affecting brainstem and rostral structures, could see focal weakness over unilateral arm and leg, with possible problem wi ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
51 years experience Neurology
Likely: The chemo has very likely induced a remission, and that is certainly positive. One might hope that this is on the road to full control, and maybe per ... Read More

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