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Inflammation of the spinal cord

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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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 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Larry Armstrong
Neurosurgery 27 years experience
Depends on disease: Myelitis- inflammation of the spinal cord is treated in several different ways depending on the reason for the inflammation. It could be treated with ... Read More
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
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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
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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 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Teicheira
Pain Management 36 years experience
see below: A spinal nerve (root) is a large nerve bundle that leaves the spine at regular intervals, right and left. Inflammation can occur anywhere in the body... Read More
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Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics 46 years experience
Problem xitng spine: Nerves branch off in bundles from the spinal cord & exit thru an opening between the vertebrae.This is the nerve root. The opening itself is subject t... Read More
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Dr. Aaron Haug
Neurology 14 years experience
Radiculitis.: Radiculitis refers to inflammation of the nerve root. A more general term for any problem with spinal nerve roots (including compression) is radiculop... Read More
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Dr. Aveshen Govender
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Yes: Yes. You should see a doctor. Exclude an opportunistic infection or other HIV related conditions

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