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A 48-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jennifer Chu
49 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Stomach bleed: Please get to be seen immediately by the family dr. Or go to the nearest emergency room immediately. You need to be treated for a possible stomach ul ... Read More
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Dr. Jonathan Kirschner
15 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Abdominal bleed: Call your doctor or go to the ed immediately.
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A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Shari Jackson
20 years experience Radiology
Medial branch block: Mbb stands for medial branch block. The medial branch is a small branch of the spinal nerves that supplies sensation to the facet joints, which are t ... Read More
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A 49-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Houghton
Specializes in Internal Medicine and Pediatrics
Movement possible: Spondylolisthesis is when vertebrae move relative to each other. So it's possible to see it on one film &not another. Also 5mm is small amount &am ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Chintan Sampat
17 years experience Orthopedic Spine Surgery
Core exercises: Most physical therapists and fitness trainers recommend lumbar traction, stretching, and strengthening of the core muscles (in the back and abdominal ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Qamar Khan
16 years experience Pain Management
Spine Pain Options: This chronic pain in the distribution as you suggested is the result of an irritated nerve or facet joints or other injury typically in the lumbar spi ... Read More
A 45-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
51 years experience Neurology
Degenerative disc: As we age we do develop gradual degenerative disc disease, a "wear and tear", and not unique to see desiccation or drying out of disc structure, which ... Read More
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Bolesta
39 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Probably not much: Modern diskectomy only removes the part of the disk that is ruptured (herniated, slipped) and a small amount of the disk in the area of the rupture. ... Read More
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A 63-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ki-Hon Lin
24 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Spine degeneration: You may already know this, but degeneration simply refers to aging changes in the spine which occur in all of us - disc narrowing and dessication, spi ... Read More
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