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Interpret-please.mild broad-based disc bulge L5-S1 may contact S1 nerve root emerging from dural sac. 2 nerve roots don't appear compressed.

Interpret-please.mild broad-based disc bulge L5-S1 may contact S1 nerve root emerging from dural sac. 2 nerve roots don't appear compressed.

Back pain: It means the person who got this done was complaining of back pain probably with some radiation down one of the legs or perhaps even both. Symptoms of numbness, tingling, or burning pain may also be part of this picture. The MRI report is suggesting there is a bulging disc, which is not a hernia, which may be causing irritation of nerve fibers while not physically squeezing them. ...Read more

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L5-s1 shows annular tear and a central protrusion touching both s1 roots and thecal sac.No effacement or deformity. Nerve roots exit normally.

L5-s1 shows annular tear and a central protrusion touching both s1 roots and thecal sac.No effacement or deformity. Nerve roots exit normally.

Your question is?: If the disc is worsening and causing weakness, muscular atrophy and/or numbness, and especially if initiation of urination is troublesome, need to have a spinal surgeon involved. Otherwise, conservative therapies may be successful. An EMG test may determine extent of nerve damage at this point and act as a baseline. ...Read more

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Can cherry angioma disappear?

Can cherry angioma disappear?

They can : They can disappear, but it is not something you can count on. Pulse dye laser or a yag laser will get rid of them for good. ...Read more

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My new molar crown, infected, root canalled by hole, temporary filling fall out, so went different dr, is filling method same, if root canalled or not?

My new molar crown, infected, root canalled by hole, temporary filling fall out, so went different dr, is filling method  same, if root canalled or not?

Is this the problem?: 1) you had a new crown placed on one of your molars (was this a replacement for a previous crown that failed?) 2) infection then occurred, they did a root canal treatment& placed a temp filling which fell out 3) you went to new dentist, this treatment is possible: remove current crown, build up tooth & place new crown. Or if the crown is intact with just a small hole, fill hole up with composite. ...Read more

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Can trigeminal nerve be damaged by unsuccessful root canal of upper teeth premolar?

Can trigeminal nerve be damaged by unsuccessful root canal of upper teeth premolar?

No: The Trigeminal nerve is not near your upper teeth. A branch called the maxillary division of the Trigeminal provides enervation to your upper teeth. It is very unlikely that the root canal treatment damaged the nerve. ...Read more

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L3/4 L4/5 disc bulges & facet joint deg L5/S1 indent spinal cord, disc contact nerve root lateral recess & facet joint deg Can body twist worsen this?

L3/4 L4/5 disc bulges & facet joint deg
 L5/S1 indent spinal cord, disc contact nerve root lateral recess & facet joint deg
Can body twist worsen this?

Clarification: Sounds like you possess lumbar spondylosis and degenerative disc disease, and indeed there may be some degree of lumbar root compression. (Spinal cord ends at L-1,2 and there is no effect on cord). Learn McKenzie exercise protocol, do it multiple times weekly, be cautious with heavy lifting, work with a good physical therapist, and learn proper body mechanics. ...Read more

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Old root canal are breaking?

Old root canal are breaking?

See your DDS: According to the literature published by the dental association posterior teeth with previous root canal treatment have a six times great risk of fracturing if not covered by a crown for various reasons. I suggest that all posterior teeth that have root canal be restored appropriately within 30 days of root canal completion to avoid breakage. See your DDS for help. ...Read more

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How painful are root canals?

How painful are root canals?

Comfort zone: The appropriate anesthesia depends on the complexity of the dental treatment and your own comfort zone. With the profound local anesthesia and IV sedation you will have no recall of the events of the root canal or experience any pain. Good luck. ...Read more

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Treatments options for l5/s1 disc extrusion that effaces the s1 nerve root along with mild anterposterial congenital spinal stenosis of the lumbar spi?

Treatments options for l5/s1 disc extrusion that effaces the s1 nerve root along with mild anterposterial congenital spinal stenosis of the lumbar spi?

You're the patient..: ...not the MRI. You didn't just wander into an MRI facility one day & make an impulse purchase. You saw a doctor with symptoms & signs and that's why an MRI was done. You need to repost with WHY you got the MRI. ...Read more

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Whitening toothpaste remove the discoloring from tea in my dentine exposed bottom incisor tooth?

Whitening toothpaste remove the discoloring from tea in my dentine exposed bottom incisor tooth?

Not likely: Exposed dentin and cementum (root) does not respond to whitening. The enamel does. To get a better cosmetic result, you will need to get a tooth colored restoration (filling). ...Read more

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If lower molar is very decayed,is it better to do root canal or remove it?how many roots are in it?asking coz did many root canals on other teeth

If lower molar is very decayed,is it better to do root canal or remove it?how many roots are in it?asking coz did many root canals on other teeth

More info needed: The restoration of this tooth really depends on how broken down it is. If the tooth is compromised to the point where it cannot support a crown, then it might be better to extract it and have an implant placed. ...Read more

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How remove pimple holes from face .Suggest any natural face pack like any fruits paste or veg paste?

How remove pimple holes from face .Suggest any natural face  pack like any fruits paste or veg paste?

Difficult : If you are descibing pitted scars or even "enlarged pores" both are hard to remediate scarring can be treated with dermabrasion or laser tx , enlarged pores are somtimes remedied by laser. ...Read more

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Calcium hydroxide filling instead of root canal in molar tooth, help is this bad?

Calcium hydroxide filling instead of root canal in molar tooth, help is this bad?

Helpful: Calcium hydroxide is used as an interim filling material until the final filling material is placed in the canals. Calcium hydroxide is used to kill any remaining bacteria in the canal until sealed. ...Read more

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Protruding disc l4-5 l5-s1 touching both s1 roots, indents thecal sac, neural narrowing. Will8 hours a day walking, standing, bending making it worse?

Protruding disc l4-5 l5-s1 touching both s1 roots, indents thecal sac, neural narrowing. Will8 hours a day walking, standing, bending making it worse?

Sciatica: It varies from person to person. Most people do fine standing. Some develop symptoms of pain when walking long distances. In some, pain is aggravated by sitiing. The natural course of this problem suggests it may get better with time and could get aggravated by heavy lifting bending or twisting. Physical therapy may be effective if also having spasms with it. ...Read more