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protrusion in central with left subarticular zone base extending to the r central and left foraminal zone

A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stuart Hickerson
32 years experience Family Medicine
Disc: If you are symptomatic with this you will likely need therapy of some type. I hope your are seeing a neurologist or neurosurgeon for this problem.
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Chukwuka Okafor
16 years experience Orthopedic Spine Surgery
Suggests you may: have had surgery for a left L5-S1 herniated disc, and your new MRI still shows disc protrusion in the area close to your prior herniated disc -- hence ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rajendra Tripathi
45 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Recurrence of disc: This means you had surgery where they took out the herniated portion of l5-s1 disc that was pinching oh your right s1 nerve. After the surgery somehow ... Read More
Dr. Qamar Khan
17 years experience Pain Management
Disc Problems...: Looks like by the verbage you gave, you've had a previous MRI before suggesting that the disc herniation has recurred or stuck around. "Central" just ... Read More
A 53-year-old female asked:
Dr. Atif Haque
18 years experience Neurosurgery
Dont worry: This sounds like a mild MRI finding that would not need any specific treatment--like surgery.
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A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Moshe Lewis
25 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Changes in the spine: As gravity wields its unwavering downward and compressive force against the soft tissue components of our spine many of us begin to experience the MRI ... Read More
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A 44-year-old male asked:
Dr. Edgar Mendizabal
55 years experience Internal Medicine
Nothing : If you have no pain
A 52-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mark Fisher
34 years experience Neurology
Please repost: Presumably you didn't just wander into an MRI facility & decide to make an impulse purchase. Your doctor ordered an MRI for a reason. Please clari ... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Gabor
33 years experience Diagnostic Radiology
MRI : Speak with your doctor about whether this finding might be causing your symptoms, and go from there. It may or may not be.
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eddie Cheng
Specializes in Family Medicine
Depends on symptoms: The options are 1) nothing if a symptomatic, 2) conservative including symptomatic relief, with nsaid, physical therapy, proper sitting posture, and 3 ... Read More
A 53-year-old female asked:
Dr. William Haehl
46 years experience Family Medicine
Impingement of nerve: It sounds like you have impingement on Lumbar nerve from combination of arthritis and bulging disc (the referred to mass from both of those). You cou ... Read More

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