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Is surgery needed for c4-5acute hern. w/migration & moderate stenosis & cord pressure? c5-7 already fused. Thx.

Is surgery needed for c4-5acute hern. w/migration & moderate stenosis & cord pressure? c5-7 already fused. Thx.

Not usually: Recommend you see a neurologist herniated disc since I don't do surgery they're less likely to recommend surgery surgery is not mandatory ...Read more

Dr. Deborah Smith
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Intrauterine Insemination (Definition)

Intrauterine insemination (iui) is where fresh or frozen partner or donor sperm is prepared or 'washed' to increase the sperm quality then gently injected through your cervix after a speculum exam, like a pap smear exam. It should be painless or cause mild cramping only. Iui helps with mild to moderate sperm problems. Iui preparations should have at least 2 million moving ...Read more


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Can tampon (mostly) or douching (rarely) caused hydrosalphinx? I don't have any std, never miscarry, never had surgery, iui, or trauma in pelvic area.

Can tampon (mostly) or douching (rarely) caused hydrosalphinx? I don't have any std, never miscarry, never had surgery, iui, or trauma in pelvic area.

No: Tampons and douching cannot cause hydrosalpinx. Hydrosalpinx is commonly caused by an old infection in the fallopian tubes. These infections may be caused by a sexually transmitted disease (pid). Other causes include previous surgery (particularly surgeries on the tube) or severe adhesions of your pelvis. ...Read more

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Ive had s disc extrusion at c3-c/4 that was small in2012 and large indenting cord in 2014 with severe stenosis chances it will heal without surgery?

Ive had s disc extrusion at c3-c/4 that was small in2012 and large indenting cord in 2014 with severe stenosis chances it will heal without surgery?

Ask to see the image: I suggest you ask the surgeon to show you the old and new images so that you can see the "obvious" difference between the old and new images. If the disc is indeed compressing your cord and you have cord compression symptoms (numbness, weakness, unsteadiness, bowel/bladder symptoms, etc) then you will need surgery. Many times the read on the MRI is exaggerated and it is important to compare pics ...Read more

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Lumbar stenosis surgery safety?

Lumbar stenosis surgery safety?

Very safe: Most of these surgeries are done on an out patient basis w/ the patient returning to work w/in few days. These surgeries are done on a minimally invasive fashion w/ typically excellent results. ...Read more

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Is spine stenosis curable without surgery?

Is spine stenosis curable without surgery?

Technically yes but: People are born with a small, medium or large spinal canal. Spinal stenosis is when the canal is too narrow for nerves resulting in compression. Canals narrow with time due to degeneration. By age 60, 20% have by imaging stenosis but not necessarily symptoms. Other causes are: congenital v acquired due to - fracture, herniation, tumor, fat, instability. Most are treated without surgery. ...Read more

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What kinds of surgery are used for spinal stenosis? 

What kinds of surgery are used for spinal stenosis? 

Decompressive ones: You need to open up the spinal canal to free the nerve tissues. This can be done directly and in some cases indirectly when correcting deformities and disc height. Typical surgeries include: laminectomy with or without a fusion, laminoplasty, anterior cervical discetomies or corpectomies with fusion, xlif procedures and other types of similar surgeries done minimally invasive. ...Read more

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Stricture (Definition)

A stricture is an anatomic narrowing of any structure in the body with a lumen. Depending on the organ, the underlying causes can be traumatic, ...Read more


Dr. Sewa Legha
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Iui (Definition)

Intrauterine insemination is when the sperm is washed and is subsequently placed in the uterus with a small catheter so that it's closer to the egg ...Read more