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Riverhead, NY
A 25-year-old member asked:

I just had a mri done and my results where t2 vertebral body indicating a compression fracture. ive been experiencing pins and needles that run down my legs and weakness too and chest pains. is this something that i may need surgery to fix?

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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 51 years experience
Need to examine: What is the underlying cause that has caused a fracture of a vertebra at your age? You will need to be evaluated by a neurologist and an orthopedic surgeon. Wish you good health!
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