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left lateral recess narrowing

A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Olav Jaren
19 years experience Neurology
L5 radiculopathy: This sounds like an MRI report. There is anatomical evidence of the left L5 nerve root being irritated. This may cause numbness of the lateral lower ... Read More
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A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Grindstaff
38 years experience Addiction Medicine
You may benefit: from a transforaminal epidural steroid injection you should be evaluated by a physician trained in interventional pain treatments
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A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Gabor
33 years experience Diagnostic Radiology
Are you: referring to a spine MRI? The lateral recesses are regions along the sides of the spinal canal through which nerve roots run after exiting the dural ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bradford Romans
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A neuroforamin: is a small opening in the spine where a nerve root passes through. A mild to moderate narrowing of this opening means it is possible to have a “pinche ... Read More
A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Juchau
33 years experience Family Medicine
Worsening pain: requires evaluation, especially if there is no injury. Get seen right away.
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marc Tressler
Specializes in Orthopedic Surgery
See spine specialist: I would get an evaluation from a spine surgeon, either orthopaedic or neurosurgeon. They can evaluate you properly and treat you with either therapy, ... Read More
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
52 years experience Rheumatology
See details: It means there are osteoarthritic changes in that area which could be compressing the nerve root.
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Douglas Green
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Wow....: The only way to see this is by bronchoscopy or surgery..... Your should ask the doctor performing the study. Petechia are usually not good and can ... Read More
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A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Susan Arnoult
25 years experience Family Medicine
Narrowing: It means that the holes in the spinal column where the nerves come out and go to the body are narrowed. Usually the radiologist will mention whether ... Read More
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A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Brad Douglas
24 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
See below: This means the placenta is in a good position and not covering the os.

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