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l5 s1 narrowing symptoms

A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edward Hellman
29 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Follow up: Certainly would recommend follow up with your surgeon for exam and X-ray, that is about the time a non Union might start becoming symptomatic, so you ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
52 years experience Rheumatology
Osteoarthritis: It means you have osteoarthritis of the area of the lumbosacral spine.
A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Milam
24 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Disc narrowing: Disc narrowing is a natural aging process. It is just like wrinkles and gray hair. If you live long enough, it will happen to 100% of people. It is no ... Read More
A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bahman Omrani
17 years experience Pain Management
Little : As our radiology colleagues love to say, "clinical correlation is recommended"; not knowing what your symptoms or physical exam is like, these results ... Read More
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Romano
9 years experience Internal Medicine
Back problems : Loss of the L5/S1 disc space is extremely common and exists with different degrees. I have seen thousands of people with it, and the vast majority hav ... Read More
A 41-year-old male asked:
Dr. Laurence Badgley
53 years experience General Practice
Second opinion ?: 41 y male w. MVA in 90's & "pain ever since" & now has Degenerative Disk Disease, DDD, which is not reliably a pain generator; as medical lit. ... Read More
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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Eric Weisman
36 years experience Neurology
Abdominal: strengthening exercises. Beach body programs like Hip Hop Abs use tilt tuck and tighten method. This actually works well to stabilize your lumbar spin ... Read More
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A 45-year-old male asked:
Dr. Eric Weisman
36 years experience Neurology
None or: sciatica. Usually the back pain resolves with time. Sometimes there is muscle weakness or loss. May have numbness in the L5 or S1 nerve root distribut ... Read More
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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Lin
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Here are some ...: Hi! KiranNirma18, I assumed your pain is simultaneous in both testicles. If so, it's reasonable to say such pain is not related with infection / infla ... Read More
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A 53-year-old female asked:
Dr. Scott Hacking
18 years experience Family Medicine
MRI: Another way to describe this finding is a "pinched nerve". See a orthopedic doctor to consider ESI (epidural steroid injection)

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