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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alonso Morales Medina
Specializes in Medicina Interna
See your doctor!: Persistence of symptoms after surgery requires immediate consult with your treating neurosurgeon!

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A 48-year-old female asked:
Dr. Thomas Dowling
39 years experience Orthopedic Spine Surgery
Need to assess : Possible sources of back pain which may be related to structural issues of spine in terms of facet joints or discs leading to mechanical instability - ... Read More
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A 38-year-old male asked:
Dr. Adam Lewis
34 years experience Neurosurgery
Back pain: Lumbar traction is used to relieve low back pain. The goal is to decompress pinched nerves and realign the joints and ligaments to relieve low back an ... Read More
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A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Zachariah George
14 years experience Neurosurgery
Depends: This depends on what your imaging reveals. Lumbar stenosis can cause back pain and pain into thighs which are worse with ambulation. Decompression c ... Read More
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A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Daniela Torres
Specializes in Medicina General
See below : I’m sorry to hear that, it could be a number of things however you should talk with your surgeon about them, we can’t diagnose anything of the sort of ... Read More
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. S. Smiley Thakur
30 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
Thin balloon: It is normal to have up to 2 cysts on a kidney. Cysts are outpouchings of the normal tubules that carry urine. A cyst is filled with urine. Patie ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bruce J. Stringer
46 years experience Radiology
I Don't Know: The term is extremely non-specific and very non-informative. It could mean anything or nothing. Sorry.
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Cain
35 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
A mistaken report: Atelectasis is airless lung tissue. It looks the same as pneumonia. The term is not used to describe a renal condition.
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. S. Smiley Thakur
30 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
Normal variant: The kidneys form by the fusion of lobules. Sometimes these are still prominent on ultrasound. More important is the function of the kidneys on labor ... Read More

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