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What is indenting spinal cord and exiting nerve root in the neck

A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tso Chen
Dr. Tso Chenanswered
Internal Medicine 16 years experience
MRI: You likely will need a MRI of the neck spine after an initial evaluation with your doctor. Sometimes, a nerve conduction test may also be needed if t... Read More
Dr. Dariush Saghafi
Neurology 33 years experience
Not likely SC: Your best diagnostic studies for imaging the spinal cord, spinal nerves and associated nerve roots as well as function of the cord or spinal nerves th... Read More

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A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
Neurology 52 years experience
Clarification: Sounds like you possess lumbar spondylosis and degenerative disc disease, and indeed there may be some degree of lumbar root compression. (Spinal cord... Read More
A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gary Wang
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 40 years experience
Groin pain: Nerve root block is a good choice to stop the pain pattern. However, just trauma induced nerve pull is hard to explain your long time symptoms. You h... Read More
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
Internal Medicine 61 years experience
Proctalgia fugax: Your episodes are quite characteristic of proctalgia fugax which is a sudden, severe spasm of the levator muscle in the anorectal area. It is like a c... Read More
A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Steven Simon
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Get EMG: It would seem that you have a cord compression, but you need an EMG/NCS (muscle and nerve study) to determine how serious the cord compression is vs a... Read More
A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Namey
Rheumatology 48 years experience
No.: Routine neck x-rays ca: 1. See if you have spurs. 2. See disc space narrowing. 3. Can see if the nerve root openings are smaller than normal because o... Read More
A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Stuart Hickerson
Family Medicine 32 years experience
Yed: This type of spinal injury is possible. However a neuropraxia or stretching is more common.
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Bicos
Orthopedic Surgery 22 years experience
Yes: That can be an issue for the pain. If a nerve is pinched, then it can refer pain to other areas of the body. I would see a spine specialist.
A 55-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
Internal Medicine 61 years experience
MS: Your symptoms are concerning for multiple sclerosis, but no hyperintense lesions to suggest characteristic plaques were seen. It's best to rely on you... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marlis Gonzalez fernandez
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 13 years experience
No: I am not sure what you mean but neck "pops" are not necessary. I have never heard of a person having a spinal cord injury by just moving their head a... Read More

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