Top answers from doctors based on your search:
Disclaimer

lumbosacral root lesions

A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Lundin
27 years experience Neurosurgery
Potentially : If you mean by "clumping" is tethering of your spinal cord then yes, progressive lower extremity weakness can occur without treatment. Arachnoiditis w ... Read More
2
2 thanks

90,000 U.S. doctors in 147 specialties are here to answer your questions or offer you advice, prescriptions, and more. Get help now:

Ask doctors free
Personalized answers
Free
Talk to a doctor
24/7 visits
$15 per month
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ihab Ibrahim
29 years experience Pain Management
Pain doc: Should be able to help. An interventional pain doc can offer you some simple, safe relief from the pain you must feel. Find a pain fellowship program ... Read More
1
1 thank
Dr. Kevin Vaught
28 years experience Neurosurgery
See specialist: I would suggest that you see a spine specialist to learn what your best options are. Good luck.
Dr. Qamar Khan
17 years experience Pain Management
Back Pain Options: This back pain as you suggested is the result of an irritated nerve or facet joints or other injury typically in the lumbar spine (low back) which are ... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ki-Hon Lin
25 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Anatomy: There is a right sided protruding disc between the L5 and S1 vertebrae which is pressing on the right S1 nerve. Typically this will cause pain and/or ... Read More
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kenneth Reichert
35 years experience Neurosurgery
Lumbar MRI findings: The explanation means early degeneration is causing compression of the spinal fluid sack, but is not putting pressure on the nerves. The results woul ... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Diane Minich
37 years experience Family Medicine
Discuss with: Your orthopedic doctor who has been treating you and knows your history. If you have not seen a back orthopedic doctor you nee to see one.
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
Not a matter for : Self diagnosis. You should discuss the resuilts of the imgaing studies with your doctor and come to a joint decision about repeat lumbar puncture. Ms ... Read More
1
1 thank
A female asked:
Dr. Michael Gabor
33 years experience Diagnostic Radiology
Can't form: an opinion without further details.It is very common to find incidental benign lesions(for example hemangiomas) within vertebral bodies on MRI which h ... Read More
A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edward Smith
54 years experience Neurosurgery
White blobs not all : Ms. Other conditions can cause white areas on MRI including autoimmune disorders (one of the worst being devic's disease) viral & post-viral problems ... Read More
3
3 thanks
A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Talk with your: doctor about acupuncture. It won't heal the underlying cause of your radiculopathy but may reduce pain and improve range of motion. take care.
1
1 thank
A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Edwin Schuller
45 years experience Family Medicine
MRI: You may well need an MRI to evaluate that prominently narrowed disc at l2-3 if it's symptomatic. At a baseline you need a thorough evaluation to check ... Read More
1
1 thank

90,000 U.S. doctors in 147 specialties are here to answer your questions or offer you advice, prescriptions, and more. Get help now:

Ask doctors free
Personalized answers
Free
Talk to a doctor
24/7 visits
$15 per month