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Doctor insights on: Causes Of Polyradiculopathy

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What does polyradiculopathy mean?

What does polyradiculopathy  mean?

Nerve root: Radiculopathy means abnormal function of a nerve root, such as coming from neck or lower back. Poly- refers to multiple levels. The term may be associated with stenosis or narrowing at certain areas of the spine, but also, if multiple herniated discs are present. ...Read more

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Polyradiculopathy or myelopathy. What does that mean?

Polyradiculopathy or myelopathy. What does that mean?

Different things: A myleopathy is a neurologic issue usually related to spinal cord compression either from within the cord like a tumor or syringomyelia or due to external reasons like a disc herniaion or spinal stenosis. Sometimes there are cord changes that are present and remain chronic even though the problem causing it was fixed. A polyradiculopathy is when multiple nerve roots are involved. ...Read more

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What do peripheral nerve, polyradiculopathy or myelopathy mean?

What do peripheral nerve, polyradiculopathy or myelopathy mean?

See below: Peripheral nerves are outside the spine, going to muscles, skin, other tissues in the trunk, arms and legs. Polyradiculopathy is irritation of two or more spinal nerves. Myelopathy is malfunction of the spinal cord. ...Read more

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What do these terms mean? 'Peripheral nerve, polyradiculopathy or myelopathy'?

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What do these terms mean? 'Peripheral nerve, polyradiculopathy or myelopathy'?

Myelopathy: Peripheral nerves connect the brain & spinal cord to the body, can be motor or sensory. Polyradiculopathy is damage to several nerve roots which cause neurologic symptoms such as pain. Myelopathy is spinal cord abnormality such as injury or inflammation (Myelitis). ...Read more

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The doctor says my problem is uncertain, with possbilities being either 'peripheral nerve, polyradiculopathy or myelopathy.' What does that mean?

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The doctor says my problem is uncertain, with possbilities being either 'peripheral nerve, polyradiculopathy or myelopathy.' What does that mean?

Nerves: Peripheral nerve is involvement of one nerve in body. Polyradiculopathy is diffuse nerve root involvement such as Diabetes, Myelopathy is Spinal cord involvement. ...Read more

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What cause bp?

What cause bp?

BP definition.: The blood pressure is the resistance to blood flow through the body. The higher number is the resistance when the heart pumps, and the lower number is the resistance when the heart relaxes and fills. High BP can lead to problems with the heart, kidneys, eyes, blood vessels and brain. 95% of the time, there's no one specific cause perhaps other than genetics. ...Read more

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What cause add?

What cause add?

Many things: The cause of adhd symptoms are many, allergies, low blood sugar, learning problems, nutritional deficiencies to name a few. Everyone deserves a thorough medical evaluation to look for these causes. ...Read more

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What cause add?

What cause add?

Not known.: It used to be thought it came from slight brain damage during pregnancy, but no longer. Perhaps it's an adaptive trait for very threatening environments left over from earlier evolution. Maybe, too, that's why it's so common. ...Read more

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What causes add?

What causes add?

Don't really know: The actual cause of adhd is really unknown. Spect scans have been able to show abnormalities in the frontal lobe of those with adhd, but this doesn't explain cause. It is believed to be a chemical, rather than purely a behavioral disorder. Theories on cause are endless from diet, genetics, vitamin deficiency, toxin exposure, fetus development, etc. ...Read more

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What causes crf?

What causes crf?

Chronic renal fail: Causes of chronic renal failure can include: polycystic kidney disease, chronic urinary tract obstruction, diabetes, hypertension, glomerulonephritis & reflux of urine back into kidneys. ...Read more