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Explain mri: l5-s1 mild discogenic disease, spondylosis, a diffuse posterior bulge and a broad based hnp compressing thecal sac at both s1 nerve exit

Explain mri: l5-s1 mild discogenic disease, spondylosis, a diffuse posterior bulge and a broad based hnp compressing thecal sac at both s1 nerve exit

MRI : Your MRI findings suggest degenerative disk disease in your lower back, with some indication there may be compression of one of the nerves that would cause pain in your leg. However, the meaning and importance of these findings depends entirely on the symptoms you are having. What is important is if your symptoms are resolving with rest and anti-inflammatory medicines. ...Read more

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5 mm anterolisthesis of L5 on s1, discogenic disease at l4-l5 and l5-s1, arthritic changes of the facets joints at l4l5, l5-s1, mild flattening L4 l2?

5 mm anterolisthesis of L5 on s1, discogenic disease at l4-l5 and l5-s1, arthritic changes of the facets joints at l4l5, l5-s1, mild flattening L4 l2?

Degenerative Disease: What you are describing are arthritic changes in the lumbar spine, what question are you asking, as I am unclear as to what you want to ask! ...Read more

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What is discogenic pain & is it worth notifying my benefit people? I am struggling with everyday tasks; short walks cause alot of pain.

What is discogenic pain & is it worth notifying my benefit people? I am struggling with everyday tasks; short walks cause alot of pain.

Discogenic pain: hello ~ it means pain emanating from the intervertebral discs in the spinal column. I have seen this described by radiologists when no other explanation for the backache is found on Xray, MRI. its flattening of discs. A diagnosis that questions the rationality of doctor and patient. If you have on-going backache, please ask to see a qualified (Board Cert) back doc thanks ...Read more

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What is discogenic syndrome?

What is discogenic syndrome?

Disc pain: This refers to pain that originate from a disc. The pain may be that of referred pain, ie, lower back, buttock, posterior thigh, groin pain. It may also take the form of radicular pain, ie, pain that radiates down an extremity conforming to a specific nerve root distribution. ...Read more

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Discogenic changes l5-s1 causing neuroforaminal stenosis. Is there cure for such condition?

Discogenic changes l5-s1 causing neuroforaminal stenosis. Is there cure for such condition?

No cure: All depend upon what symptoms you have from the stenosis.There is not specific cure, this is usually due to degenerative process of the spine and as such you treat the. Symptoms that could be as simple as physical therapy and some times as complicated as a surgycal procedure in summary thereis not a cure but palliative measures to treat the symptoms. ...Read more

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In the last couple of months I have had discogenic pinched nerve in my neck that is not healing and started biting tongue and stutterin g?

In the last couple of months I have had discogenic pinched nerve in my neck that is not healing and started biting tongue and stutterin g?

See pain management: Nerve impingement can be caused by nerve being sandwiched between two spinal bones, pressed by a bulging disc. It can cause muscle spasm and back pain and burning pain. This condition must be professionally managed. See an interventional pain management specialist for definitive diagnosis and management. Take care. ...Read more

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What does Minimal discogenic marrow signal abnormalities superior endplate C6 and C7 mean on a MRI of neck report?

What does Minimal discogenic marrow signal abnormalities superior endplate C6 and C7 mean on a MRI of neck report?

End plate changes: It is a manifestation of degenerative disc disease/arthritis that involves the part of the vertebral body bone that sits against the disc(called the end plate). A relatively common finding in the spectrum of degenerative disc disease. ...Read more

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Lower back pain What is a focal DDD at L5-S1 w/ adjacent discogenic marrow changes and a R superimposed central subarticular disc extrusion?

 Lower back pain  What is a focal DDD at L5-S1 w/ adjacent discogenic marrow changes and a R superimposed central subarticular disc extrusion?

DDD: After the age of 35, the water and protein content of the cartilage of the body changes. This may cause the gradual deterioration of the disc between the vertebrae is referred to as Degenerative Disc Disease. Usually a combination of treatments is used to help manage the disorder. Most patients treated with non-surgical treatments, but in some cases surgery is necessary. ...Read more

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Mri on neck shows increased uptake with c5-6 disc space and rt sided c3-4 facet joint discogenic and facet degeneration. T3-4 facet joint uptake? Help

A grain of salt...: There is not a very good correlation between MRI findings and symptoms. 'Uptake' suggests the use of contrast that highlights inflammation. I suggest you consult with a psiatrist or practicing osteopath experienced in both MRI interpretation and physical medicine. ...Read more

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What causes 5th disease?

What causes 5th disease?

Parvovirus B19: Fifth disease, also known as erythema infectiosum, is a common infection caused by parvovirus b19. The virus causes fever, muscle aches and headache for about 7-10 days, then produces the characteristic "slapped cheek" appearing rash on the face. This rash can be itchy and spread to the trunk, arms and legs. ...Read more

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What causes Gaucher's disease?

What causes Gaucher's disease?

Inherited: Gaucher's disease GD is an inherited / genetic metabolic disorder that causes an enzyme deficiency. This deficiency disables the process that allows for the breakdown of a class of compounds called glycolipids causing them to accumulate in abnormal concentration in various organs resulting in damage to these organs. ...Read more

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What are basic causes of any disease?

What are basic causes of any disease?

Too Vague: There are many, many types of diseases. Some caused by infection, some by body stresses, some emotional, and some by genetic defects. This question is too broad. ...Read more

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Scheuermann's disease, how is this caused?

Scheuermann's disease, how is this caused?

Not known: Although many theories have been proposed, cause of Scheuermann's disease is unknown. Currently under investigation are roles of juvenile osteoporosis, hereditary factors, biomechanical factors, and variety of other causes ...Read more

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Causes of chrons disease?

Causes of chrons disease?

Not known yet: The cause seems to be a combination of genetics (different immune defects) and environmental triggers. The subtypes of crohn's disease may also have different immune defects, and for this reason people may respond differently to treatments. Though much more is known now about cd, we still don't know the cause. But stress and some foods can make it worse. Decreasing stressors can help a lot. ...Read more

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What causes Chagas disease?

What causes Chagas disease?

Chagas' disease: It is an organism called trypanosoma cruzi. Read the Wiki: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chagas_disease ...Read more

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What cause Crohn's disease ?

What cause Crohn's disease ?

Life: Immune disease, immune deficiencys, genetics, possile with stress added. See a good gastroenterologist. Inflammatory bowel disease must be treated as soon as diagnosed! ...Read more

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Could hamsters cause disease?

Could hamsters cause disease?

Hamster zoonosis: Hamsters can directly or indirectly transmit Rabies, Tularemia, Salmonellosis, Lymphocytic choriomeningitis virus, Dermatophytosis (ringworm, dermatomycosis), Rodentolepiasis and Hymenolepiasis (tapeworms). ...Read more

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What causes meniere's disease?

What causes meniere's disease?

Wish I knew: Any kind of insult to the inner ear might do it, but no single problem predictably causes meneire's. In many cases a viral inner ear infection damages an area of the inner ear that leads to a change in how electrolytes are handled in those tissues. That leads to accumulation of fluid in the inner ear, which leads to the spells and hearing loss. Allergy can play a role. ...Read more

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