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Fair Lawn, NJ
A 27-year-old female asked:

mild decreased signal in nucleus pulposus and bulging in t6-7. t7-8, t8-9, and t9-t10. does this cause my arm and leg weakness and tingling?

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Dr. Rick Pospisil
Specializes in Orthopedic Surgery
T spine : Unusual for bulging discs in thoracic area to produce leg numbness. Arm sxs can not be caused by thoracic spine discs issues as those nerves exit spinal cord above that level . Must look for other causes.

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Last updated Apr 8, 2016

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