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Right paracentral disc protrusion c5 c6

A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kenneth Reichert
Neurosurgery 36 years experience
Disk herniation: The disc material between the 5th and 6th cervical spine has a partial disruption on the right side of the spinal canal. Unless this herniation is cau... Read More

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A 48-year-old male asked:
Dr. Tracy Lovell
Internal Medicine - rheumatology 22 years experience
See below: You could consider physical therapy, pain management for injection, or seeing neurosurgery for a surgerical evaluation.
Dr. Ronald Krauser
A Verified Doctoranswered
Rheumatology 53 years experience
See details: Visual changes would not be related to cervical spine disease. The cervical spine issues may respond to physical therapy and meds.
Dr. Foead Geula
A Verified Doctoranswered
18 years experience
Integrative care: A herniated disc can cause neck pain as well as headache. Visual blurring is not a typical symptom and warrants evaluation by an opthomalogist.
A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
A Verified Doctoranswered
Rheumatology 53 years experience
No: A strain is related to muscle or connective tissue. A disc protrusion is secondary to arthritis or a herniation.
Dr. Jan Szatkowski
Orthopedic Surgery 17 years experience
Short answer is No: I would recommend getting evaluating by an orthopedic or spine surgeon.
A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Berryman
Obstetrics and Gynecology 55 years experience
Any degree of "spinal canal stenosis" can compromise and affect neural transmission, causing resultant pain in neck and shoulder movement. "Osteophyt... Read More
A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hiep Le
Dr. Hiep Leanswered
Nephrology and Dialysis 43 years experience
If possible, please see a neurosurgeon or a spine orthopedist to discuss the MRI findings and your symptoms. The disc protrusion at T6-7 seems to corr... Read More
A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
A Verified Doctoranswered
Rheumatology 53 years experience
Nothing: These are very minor abnormalities. You should direct this question as well to the doctor who ordered the mri.
A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Atif Haque
Orthopedic Spine Surgery 19 years experience
Continue living: In the absence of symptoms, you should continue to stay active. Nothing sounds bad enough to need intervention. Use your common sense with activity.
A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dean Giannone
Internal Medicine 26 years experience
Neck pain.: It would be wise at this point to pursue a physical therapy evaluation and course of treatment. You may want to visit with a Spine specialist as well... Read More
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Enrique Wulff
46 years experience
Thanks for asking!: Most likely symptoms are coming from cervical radiculopathies... Swelling and cold sensation are more autonomic but may be part of it.
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dan Watson
Specializes in Psychiatry
Disc protusion: The question of "moderate" depends on your level of pain. Apparently, this protrusion is most likely the cause of the pain in your upper right arm. Ot... Read More
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