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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Chintan Sampat
17 years experience Orthopedic Spine Surgery
No: Memory loss may be indicative of a brain disorder. Spinal stenosis will not cause short term memory loss.
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Danny Proffitt
42 years experience Family Medicine
No: It just doesn't work that way. You may think you are going to lose your mind due to the pain and you may lose your mind taking the medications used t ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Danny Proffitt
42 years experience Family Medicine
No: It just doesn't work that way. You may think you are going to lose your mind due to the pain and you may lose your mind taking the medications used t ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Atif Haque
17 years experience Neurosurgery
Usually: The vast majority of my lumbar stenosis patients improve significantly following surgical decompression in terms of how far they can walk.
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Vasu Brown
33 years experience Integrative Medicine
No: Structural changes needs adjustment.
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lali Sekhon
31 years experience Neurosurgery
PT: If it's functional then exercises with therapy may improve posture. A true structural kyphosis/loss of lordosis is only fixed with surgery.
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A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
what is the question: You have not asked a question. What you have is osteoarthritis at l5-s1 of a moderate degree. If back pain is a significant issue you have several opt ... Read More
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A 45-year-old male asked:
Dr. Walter Husar
32 years experience Neurology
Need more info: In order to give you a more informed answer, i would need more information about what you mean when you say there is an abnormality in the cerebral co ... Read More
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A 55-year-old female asked:
Dr. Leila Hashemi
20 years experience Internal Medicine
MRI: please see a Neurosurgeon for possible surgery especially if you have numbness and weakness in your arms
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A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Andrew Reeves
29 years experience Neurology
Unlikely: All the things you suggest as causes are a) unlikely to be the cause of loss of height, and b) extremely unlikely to be caused by psych meds.
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A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Djamchid Lotfi
57 years experience Neurology
Unlikely!: The changes you describe are common and most probably insignificant advanced cervical spondylosis may cause changes in the circulation to the poste ... Read More
A 55-year-old male asked:
Dr. Scott Smith
29 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Depends: : Can be very problematic with leg and back pain requiring treatment. It is almost normal for all human beings to have some l5/s1 and l4/l5 facet arthr ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ankush Bansal
16 years experience Internal Medicine
Stroke: First possibility is stroke. That is most likely and a medical emergency. Call 911.
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. George Klauber
Specializes in Pediatric Urology
Nerve damage: Spinal cord injuries usually result in nerve injuries. Thus, nerves that travel to or from the bladder may become severed. The bladder muscle needs ne ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mary Efremov
42 years experience Internal Medicine
Complex problem: Brain damage from stroke, hemorrhage, trauma, drugs all can present like this including brain or associated structure infection.
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
51 years experience Neurology
Yes: Friedrich's ataxia, a form described in the 1860's, does cause a hypertrophic cardiomyopathy, classically. Some of the other forms may or may not inv ... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Weston
30 years experience Orthopedic Spine Surgery
Not lumbar: The meds you take for it may.
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A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Estrada Bernard
37 years experience Neurosurgery
Wear and tear: The description is of some typical degenerative changes of the cervical spine. The significance would be determined by a clinician doing the appropri ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Weston
30 years experience Orthopedic Spine Surgery
Yes: They often facilate worse with activitu improve with rest they tend to cycle ad the nerve swells rubs more then with rest it shrinks and fits better ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Atif Malik
22 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
?: What is the question?
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