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What the treatment of septic cervical discitis?

What the treatment of septic cervical discitis?

See below: This is one of those problems where a visit to your doctor is necessary to figure out what's going on. Only after a thorough evaluation, including examination and possibly labs and other tests, can your doctor correctly diagnose you and treat you effectively. ...Read more

Discitis (Definition)

When a disc, anywhere along the vertebral column gets infected, the term discitis may be applied. This too is a general term not really focusing on the type of infection or causation, but have seen following surgery, and also with drug ...Read more


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How common is discitis?

Not rare: As an id physician, i see 3 or 4 per year on average. ...Read more

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How can I treat discitis?

Be seen: The definition of discitis is an infection of the disc not just inflammation. You need to be seen by your physician for this. You can also see an acupuncturist/chinese medicine practitioner because that will help relieve pain and chinese herbs can augment what your regular physician suggests. ...Read more

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I want to know about discitis?

I want to know about discitis?

?: What do you want to know? It is an infection of the spine. ...Read more

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What do you recommend for discitis?

Infectious discitis: Treated in hospital with rest antibiotics paincontrol discitis is usually a diagnosis obtained in a hospital. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: discitis?

Inflamed disc: When a disc, anywhere along the vertebral column gets infected, the term discitis may be applied. This too is a general term not really focusing on the type of infection or causation, but have seen following surgery, and also with drug addicts who inject intravenously. ...Read more

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What does the operation for discitis involve?

Usually a : Decompression with an irrigation and debridement or removal of the infected material followed by a fusion which can be done via several approaches depending on the location of infection and the condition of the patient and what otherg types of procedures the patient has had to date and their underlying health and condition. ...Read more

Cervical (Definition)

Cervical relates to the first seven vertebra of the spine. It is related it the neck. Also it refers to the muscular opening/exit of ...Read more