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Bulging Disc C4 C5 C6
Wear and tear can cause degeneration in the vertebral column, and cause discs to deteriorate. The supportive basket, nucleus fibrosis develops small tears. A bulge is minimal perhaps a few millimeters, and is clinically insignificant, but additional disc displacement such as protrusion or herniation may compress ...Read more
I have myofascial pain in the neck with a bulging disk at C4 C5 C6 c7. Would this cause burning and numbness pain in the neck and down both arms?
MY MRI: C2-C3-C4 -C5 mild bilateral facet arthropathy,.Disc bulge C5-C6,L2-L3 mild uncovertebral hypertrophy ,spinal meningeal cyst S2-S3. lots pain?
Not enough info: Your MRI finding in the cervical, lumbar and thoracic spine sound like typical MRI findings in middle age individuals. Neck and back pain are very common in your age group and can be seen with and without these findings. What you described does not mean you should or should not have pain. Moreover, not knowing where your pain is, it makes it harder to help you. ...Read more
C4, c5, C6 are bulging. I have shooting pains, burning, general weakness in left arm. Both thumbs hurt to grip. 2 rt toes are numb. Is it all related?
Disc symptoms: The left arm symptoms may be related to the bulging discs, but the thumb symptoms are not. These may be caused by arthritis of the base of the thumbs. The numb toes may be related to nerve impingement in the foot. A neurologist would shed more light on your symptoms. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have a disc buldge in my neck c4, c5, c6. I am in intence discomfort for the last 3 years. I tried out all treatments nothing worked out. Please help?
See below.: If you are having arm symptoms including pain, weakness, and numbness you may be a candidate for an injection. Physical therapy can also be beneficial especially for neck pain. As a last resort, surgery can be beneficial for some patients especially if nerves are being compressed. I would consult with a spine specialist to discuss your specific case. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
C4-c5, c5-c6 disc replacement surgery. Interbody cage fusion cause adjacent discs to degenerate but using mobi-c will not. True?
Maybe: A theoretical advantage of artificial disk replacement is reduction in risk of other disks degenerating. Fusion is associated with this problem, but it is only one factor. Disk replacements in the neck do well, but may not always prevent disk problems at other levels. Ongoing research looking at long term outcomes are needed to answer this question. Early results are promising. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What are the long term effects of doing a interbody cage fusion after discectomy for my c4-c5, c5-c6 total disc replacement? Any better methods?
Adjacent segment de: While motion preservation is at least theoretically superior to fusion you have discovered that it does not always work. When that happens the decision has to be the choice of doing nothing or doing a fusion. Only your surgeon along with you can provide the answer to this question. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Mri spine suggests slight loss of signal from interertebral discs at c4-c5 and c5-c6 suggest degenerative change, minimal lossof signal at c2-c3.
Your very young: For these findings! any history of trauma? ...Read more
I suffered a c4 c5 c5 c6 and t7 t8 disc protrusion. the workmans comp Dr is instant that a protrusion and a strain are the same. Is this accurate?
I have thoracic spondylosis with schmorl’s nodule on lower endplate T1&upper end T12. And degenerative disc diseases at C4-C5,C5-C6&L5-S1.pls help
needed/ This sounds like the spine of an older person not a 40 year old unless there has been heavy duty lifting as a part of the history! Schorls nodules are not really significant but the degenerative disc disease should be evaluated by Spine Specialist.
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C4-c5, c5-c6 total disc replacement using 2 mobic-c. Will mobile device get dislodged or crack? Will it cause paralysis/ nerve damage if this happens?
Mobi-C: This is a relatively brand new device, and it is the first and only artificial disc on the market approved for two-level surgery. The data from the company shows good results. Realize, however, that the mechanism of stabilization for this device is very different from others that have been on the market a lot longer. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
6 months ago, MRI shows herniated discs c4-c5, c5-c6. Now, no tingling down r arm but still neck, shoulder n upper back pain almost daily. What to do?
Neck pain: The neck pain can be caused by muscle strain, spinal stenosis, ruptured disc, nerve impingement ... The pain in the shoulder and upper back might be a refer pain. I recommend you seeking help from a health care provider (pain management doctor, physiatrist, neurologist, spine surgeon...) you might benefit from a comprehensive evaluation. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Bulging disc at C6 C7 - disc dessication @c5 C6 diagnosed by MRI still in constant pain and spasm, how long to heal?
Variable: Bulging discs are almost always normal at your age - they are a normal part of aging. Conservative treatment usually does well for treatment of neck pain (especially if you've had trauma, such as a car accident) - including physical therapy, progressive activity, and anti-inflammatory medications. Further treatment, if necessary, can include spinal injections. Talk to your physician. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Recent xray shows early degenerative disk disease c4-c5, c5-c6 and not the t5-t6? At 23 should i be concerned and should i be seeking neuro consult?
Ongoing pain in neck and trapped nerve. After having a mri and xray it has been confirmed bulging disc between c5 c6. Surgery next option?
Cervical spine surge: Surgery should be your last option. More than 90% of damaged discs heal by themselves over time. For ongoing nerve pain and neck pain , you should get a cervical epidural steroid injection done by a qualified and experienced pain physician under x-ray guidance. Also start physical therapy as soon as you can to relieve muscular spasm. ...Read more
Very painful muscle pain in my whole left side of my back caused by lordosis/kyplosis, l5-s1 bulging disc, and c5-c6 bulging disc..Is it fixable?
Should I have a breast reduction due to c5/c6 bulging disc pain and back pain, even though my BMI is 35.5?
Maybe: Best to get specific advice from a board certified plastic surgeon. Surgical risks are definitely increased with higher BMI, but if you are otherwise in good general health and a breast reduction is likely to reduce pain, you might be a candidate. With a BMI of 35.5, the surgeon will likely also ask you to lose weight before surgery. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
16 yrs ago MRI showed 2 bulging disc at C5-C6 C6-C7. Now CT scan only shows bone spurs C5-C-6 C6-C7. Is this typical? Reason I’m asking CT low quality
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