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A 25-year-old male asked:

i have mild loss of cervical lordosis.my symptoms are imbalance and poor coordination...brain mri was clear.what could be the cause of these symptoms?

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Dr. Joseph Accurso
Radiology 29 years experience
Ear Dysfunction: Please keep going to your health care provider. This could be related to inner ear dysfunction (labyrinthitis), but other diseases are also possible. A consultation with a neurologist may be helpful. Loss of cervical lordosis can relate to muscle spasm, among other causes.
Dr. Douglas Linville II
Orthopedic Spine Surgery 30 years experience
Myelopathy?: Ataxia, or a staggering walk akin to being drunk without alcohol is symptom. Coordination problems--trouble writing, buttoning buttons, discerning coins in your pocket. Spastic reflexes or muscle twitches. Weakness in hands, numbness like stockings and gloves. May be caused by cervical stenosis or herniated disk. Cervical MRI would be diagnostic.

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