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Lumbosacral junction pain

A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dan Fisher
Internal Medicine 29 years experience
40 year old back: This is a normal finding on an imaging study of the back in a 40 year old. It is possibly related to but not likely responsible for the pain in your b... Read More
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A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Julan Crane
Pediatrics 27 years experience
Back pain: You need an evaluation by a surgeon who specializes in back problems
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A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Gabor
Diagnostic Radiology 35 years experience
The facet: joints are small joints that articulate the posterior vertebra with one another. "Facet hypertrophy" means degenerative arthritis of these joints. The... Read More
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Herman Hammerstead
A Verified Doctoranswered
Trauma Surgery 52 years experience
Seek second opinion: Have a neurosurgeon or ortho spine surgeon review the case and see if you might be a candidate for lumbar lamenectomy
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A 51-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
Neurology 47 years experience
See below: Neuritis means inflammation of a nerve, but we would not usually describe lumbosacral nerve problems by that term. Might instead use radiculitis or r... Read More
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A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Roger Frankel
Neurosurgery 31 years experience
Arachnoiditis: Clumping of nerves in the lower spine is usually due to scarring known as arachnoiditis. Often there are no symptoms. If there are symptoms they can b... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Dennis Giannini
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 38 years experience
Pulling muscles: Lumbosacral refers to the low back region. Sprain and strain are sometimes used interchangeably, but these refer to overstretching ligaments in the ca... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Paxton Daniel
Radiology 34 years experience
Not needed: Acute lumbosacral injuries do not require MRI with contrast.
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. J. patrick Tokarz
Specializes in Family Medicine
Exercise: First.See your primary care provider to be sure of the proper diagnosis. Then be sure to take prescription exactly as prescribed. Stretching exercise... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Cole
Orthopedic Spine Surgery 34 years experience
I hope not: Arthritis is just wear and tear changes in a joint. Any joint. Every living mammal will have some form of arthritis from normal wear changes from li... Read More
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