A 25-year-old female asked:
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i have scoliosis & l5-s1, does that cause back pain radiating up to neck w/ numbness & tingling in legs & arms?

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Dr. Nalinaksha Joshi
22 years experience Neurology
Possible: It depends on severity, location, extent and associated defect of spinal cord or nerves.
Answered on Apr 24, 2015
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Dr. Alexandre De Moura
30 years experience Orthopedic Spine Surgery
Yes and no: You need to be seen by an orthopaedic spine specialist. The l5/s1 does not affect your arms but it can affect your legs. You will requires x-rays and mri's of your spine.
Answered on Oct 4, 2016
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