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Can cervical & lumbar radiculopathy happen together?

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Dr. Thomas Dowling answered

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Yes if you are so unlucky- more typicalky when disc problems rin in families or if you are out of shaoe and/ or a smoker.

Answered Jul 6, 2012

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Dr. Kevin Vaught answered

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Although quite uncommon for the two to occur at the same time, it can occur. Check out spine-health.Com.

Answered Sep 30, 2013

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Dr. Edward Hellman answered

Specializes in Orthopedic Surgery

Yes, you can have similar conditions in the neck and back, and about 20 percent of people with problems in one area will get problems in the other area as well.

Answered May 30, 2017

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