A member asked:

Had an mri of my cervical spine done. results says mild disc bulge that abuts the right ventral surface of the thecal sac. does this mean i have spinal cord compression ?

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Dr. Bennett Machanic answered

Specializes in Neurology

Your description of the MRI depicts a minor disc abnormality which does not compress the spinal cord or emerging nerve roots, and indeed would be quite unlikely to cause any profound symptoms or signs. Certainly, not a need for surgery or injections based upon your report.

Answered Mar 25, 2022

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