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Mild bilateral neuroforaminal stenosis

A 50-year-old male asked:
Dr. Pietro Seni
47 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Transforaminal epidu: May try transforaminal epidural inyections(see a pain physician)along with some NSAIDs,however if not better surgery to decompress the foraminal steno ... Read More
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A 50-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edward Hellman
29 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Varies: The findings on the MRI are pretty mild. A congenital fusion does not usually cause symptoms in and of itself, nor would the stenosis at that level. ... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Gaya
29 years experience Neurology
Radiculopathy: Depends on the severity and the cause of the stenosis. Conservative therapy with analgesic treatment for pain and therapy with massage and stretching ... Read More
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A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edward Hellman
29 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
"Pinched nerve": Stenosis is the medical term for narrowing. Spinal stenosis refers to a narrowing of the spinal canal that transmits the nerves, including the neural ... Read More
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A 51-year-old female asked:
Dr. Zeyad Morcos
22 years experience Neurology
Consult: You need to seat with your neurologist or neurosurgeon, have neurological exam and review the actual pictures together. This MRI descriptoin is not ra ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pietro Seni
47 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
No cure: All depend upon what symptoms you have from the stenosis.There is not specific cure, this is usually due to degenerative process of the spine and as s ... Read More
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A 51-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marc Goldhagen
33 years experience Occupational Medicine
It's good news: The space where the nerve goes is narrowed but there is no pressure on the nerves so no need for surgery.
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A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Francisco R. Rodriguez
9 years experience Urology
Nephrolithiasis: You have a very serious problem. You need to see a urologist who together with a hematologist can help you. If your right kidney has good function, a ... Read More
A male asked:
Dr. Djamchid Lotfi
58 years experience Neurology
Read on !: MRI changes in neck and back are almost universal and do not need any particular treatment The clinical picture is more important and if severe or p ... Read More
A male asked:
Dr. Patrick Connerly
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No. yes maybe: The dessication and mild bulge are quite common and rarely cause symptoms. The foraminal stenosis is of more concern. This will cause pain if the st ... Read More

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