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A 42-year-old female asked:

L5-s1 central disc protrusion encroaches both s1 nerve roots. l4-5 disc protrusion indents thecal sac. right neural frontal narrowing at l4-5 l5-s1?

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Dr. Jovita Anyanwu
Internal Medicine 31 years experience
Radicular symptoms?: The report shows some spinal stenosis. However treatment is guided by your symptoms and respons to therapy.Pain management, pt and surgical management if conservative treatment fails.
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Dr. Lali Sekhon
Neurosurgery 33 years experience
Sciatica: Everyone is different. You may get no pain, leg pain or back pain. Talk to whomever ordered the scan about the next steps.
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Dr. Gregg Friedman
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Gregg L. Friedman MD Psychiatrist agrees
Apr 7, 2013
Last updated Jul 2, 2018

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