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thoracic or lumbosacral neuritis or radiculitis unspecified

A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Chukwuka Okafor
16 years experience Orthopedic Spine Surgery
Back pain/leg pain: Lumbago implies low back pain. Neuritis, implies inflammation of the nerves and radiculitis implies inflammation of spinal nerve roots. With neuri ... Read More
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A 51-year-old female asked:
Dr. Leo Germin
42 years experience Neurology
See below: It depends on the nature of the condition. Mri of the ls spine and EMG might be helpful for determination of the severety of the process. Based on ... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
44 years experience Cardiology
Possibly: Which lead(s) is/are involved and the depth of T wave inversion are important variables. Some T waves are labile and may invert without significance. ... Read More
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Dr. Darrell Herrington
34 years experience Family Medicine
Not likely.: See a cardiologist for evaluation -- even subtle EKG changes may indicate underlying problems.
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Dr. Anita Prakash
29 years experience Cardiology
Yes possibly: It is well documented that there is a whole gamut of ST/T changes that can occur in the setting of CNS injury, ranging from subtle ST Changes, sinus a ... Read More
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A 60-year-old female asked:
Dr. Steven Giannotta
49 years experience Neurosurgery
Exercizes: There are two therapies for neurogenic claudication. Many patients who religiously perform the daily stretching and back strenghthening exercizes, ge ... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
52 years experience Neurology
Generic: If a nerve is pinched in the lower back, by a ruptured disc, this is termed radiculopathy. If the nerve root is merely irritated or inflamed, this wo ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Chaim Colen
19 years experience Neurosurgery
Brachial Neuritis: Brachial neuritis is when there is inflamation or irritation to a nerve or nerve root. The inciting agent can be a disc herniation infection or somet ... Read More
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Weston
31 years experience Orthopedic Spine Surgery
Nomenclature: To me neuritis means nerve inflamation outside the spine radiculitis is inflamation of the nerve roots within the spine radiculopathy is the dysfuncti ... Read More
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A male asked:
Dr. John cuong Doan
18 years experience Family Medicine
See a neurosurgeon: for either injection to decrease inflammation and/or pain, physical therapy, or surgical options to reduce the impingement/entrapment effects or fix t ... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Douglas Chang
21 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
yes: The neuritis just refers to irritation of the spinal nerves, which can be from herniated disk, bone spur, post operative scar tissue, doctor caused tr ... Read More
A 51-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
52 years experience Neurology
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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