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Two main characteristics: I would refer you to csfinfo.org for a thorough description of signs and symptoms. Basically, it comes in two forms: Chiari (or Arnold-Chiari) Malformation and Syringomyelia. Symptoms are different for each, but both include neurologic symptoms. Arnold-Chiari S congenital, whereas syringomyelia can be part of Arnold-Chiari Malformation, or can be caused by tumors, trauma, or infection.
Similar Pains: Sometimes the facet joint nerves can connect with the occipital nerve causing both. Sometimes they are separate issues altogether. Generally speaking extending and rotating your neck with cause facet pain syndrome and pressing on the back of your head may cause occipital neuralgia. See a pain specialist to help you determine the difference between the two.See 1 more doctor answer
I had a decompressive lamenectomy c3-c7 in 1996. Recently i've been diagnosed with post lamenectomy syndrome & cervical spinal stenosis. Lots of pain?
The: Anatomy have changed and progressed, giving you now pain, options may include surgery, injections or stimulator. Recommend pain management or surgeon consult, .
Is it normal not to bleed after curettage and whether it indicates some complications caused curettage as cervical stenosis or Asherman's syndrome?
Period : While some people may have bleeding spotting in the first few days after surgery it's not necessary to do so. Some bleeding would be perfectly normal but a lack of bleeding would be even better. What you're looking for this for a return of your normal menstrual cycle during the following month.See 1 more doctor answer
Myofascial Pain Syndrome and Cervical Spondylosis. Pain Mgmt is helpful but they are running out of ideas. Muscle relaxants aren't working. other Tx?
Tough : Myofascial pain is tough to treat and is all about maintenance. Good manual physical therapy within myofascial release is key. Cervical spondylosis is common as we age. Hopefully your pain management provider has offered or done some diagnostic blocks to help identify your pain. Ablation therapies could possibly help. Opioids are not very effective for myofascial pain.See 1 more doctor answer
Could straightening of the cervical lordosis and anterolesthesis be associated with ehlers-danlos syndrome?
No: Carapal tunnel refers to the "tunnel" through which the median nerve travels as it enters the hand at the wrist. This is a site of compression on the median nerve and is considered a focal entrapment neuropathy. Pinched nerves at the neck from bulging discs are a different location entirely.See 2 more doctor answers
Nerves are pinched: Thoracic outlet is the result of the big nerves and blood vessels in the neck and chest being pinched by the muscles and bones at the top of the rib cage as they exit towards the arms. A cervical rib is just one cause of this problem. It can be treated with physical therapy or surgery.
Could it be Klippel-feil syndrome? At 12yrs old, learned I have congenital (45degree) cervicothoracic scoliosis w/congenital cervical fusion.
What are the symptoms of having cervical radiculopathy and complex regional pain syndrome? Please help symptoms I have are burning and pins and needle
Focal vs diffuse: Radiculopathy is a pinched nerve in the spine and makes very specific symptoms in a specific dermatomal pattern. Crps affects a broader area such as an entire limb or two limbs, may have some of the same neurological symptoms of a radiculopathy, but also has sympathetic nervous system symptoms of color changes, swelling, and temperature changes. See your doctor if you think you have either.
My sis 24old has peutz-jeghers syndrome, she has to do pep-test but she is virgin,is there other way to check the cervix? blood or urine test? or MRI?
Pap options: Your sister is at VERY low risk for cervical disease, but PJ syndrome can have other neoplastic manifestations in the ovaries and bowel, so if the intent is to screen for those, then US, colonoscopy and other approaches are available. But pelvic exam is the low cost way to screen for ovarian enlargement.
Should i get a cervical epidural to r/o spine issues after getting diagnosis of thoracic outlet syndrome? Thinking I should get no relief in neck/shoulder...
No- epidural steroid: Injection is not a diagnostic test but a treatment . You need to have a physician who is knowledgable about both conditions evaluate you and the appropriate studies for both regions and determine the exact cause or causes of your symptoms. An orthopedic surgeon may be a good specialist to choose.See 2 more doctor answers
Pain Management #: Can a person with white coat syndrome that raises blood pressure a lot have an epidural cervical injection?
What's the difference symptom wise, of carpel tunnel syndrome and median nerve injury ? Can cervical rf procedure cause median nerve injury?
Could laser ablation of the cervix cause toxic shock syndrome? Would a sunburn like rash on the hips be indicative of tss?
Possible?: It's theoretically possible but i haven't heard of any such cases and wasn't able to find any case reports. A flat rash on some part of the body can be seen with tss but it's not common. If you're not feeling well and suspect you may have tss, it's best to go to an emergency room immediately.
I am scheduled for a epidural cervical injection at pain management office. I have white coat syndrome. Can I dispense with the blood pressure cuff?
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