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Could spinal stenosis in lumbar spine cause bluish color feet?

Could spinal stenosis in lumbar spine cause bluish color feet?

No: The symptoms of spinal stenosis can sometimes mimic those of vascular disease (clogging of blood vessels). I would see your doctor and get this checked out right away. Patients with vascular disease in the legs may also have it in the heart (leading to the potential for a heart attack)>. ...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


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Can lower back issues like compressed ,bulging disks, or Spondylosis of the lumbar spine cause numbness in the soles of your feet?

Can lower back issues like compressed ,bulging disks, or Spondylosis of the lumbar spine cause numbness in the soles of your feet?

Yes, but: Stop guessing and see your doctor, as you could be correct if you are compressing bilateral S-1 roots, but instead, you could have peripheral neuropathy or even tarsal tunnel syndrome. ...Read more

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Will cervical spinal senosis cause numbness/weakness in both arms?

Will cervical spinal senosis cause numbness/weakness in both arms?

Depends: Cervical stenosis can certainly cause numbness and weakness. It is important to have your images reviewed to establish if treatment is necessary. What determines symptoms is the degree and location of the narrowing. ...Read more

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MRIreadsC3-4 disc herniation stenosis with ap of 0.7cm? indention on spinal cord. Could this cause left leg weakness from the hips down

MRIreadsC3-4 disc herniation stenosis with ap of 0.7cm? indention on spinal cord.  Could this cause left leg weakness from the hips down

Potentially: If spinal cord becomes severe enough, it can start to affect the legs, although there are other potential causes. Either way, I would be seen in follow up immediately. ...Read more

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Can spinal stenosis cause calf pains in the legs?

Can spinal stenosis cause calf pains in the legs?

Yes: Spinal stenosis typically manifests as leg pain mostly when walking. However, clogged blood vessels can cause the same symptom. To know the difference, you need to get an MRI and have a doctor examine the blood vessels of your legs. ...Read more

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Could a lumbar disc herniation cause tingling/throbbing sensations in the back and neck?

Could a lumbar disc herniation cause tingling/throbbing sensations in the back and neck?

Only in low back: Lumbar disc does not cause any neck symptoms. In the low back it can depending on which nerve roots it pinches in the back. ...Read more

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Can a severely narrowed bilateral neural foramina cause skin burning sensation in feet & legs? MRI says there is this narrowing.

Can a severely narrowed bilateral neural foramina cause skin burning sensation in feet & legs? MRI says there is this narrowing.

Possible: Depends on level of narrowing - would have to involve multiple levels to cause this. Important thing is to rule out other medical conditions that can be potentially more serious like untreated diabetes, vascular disease, low vitamin levels, kidney/liver disease, medication side effects etc. Doctor can rule these out and then if left with diagnosis of narrow foramina that may need neurosurgery eval ...Read more

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Does bulging discs and 1 ruptured disc in the lumbar sacral area cause difficulty in urination?

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Does bulging discs and 1 ruptured disc in the lumbar sacral area cause difficulty in urination?

Depends: Though extremely rare, a severely bulged disk can cause urinary problems that is almost always associated with numbess in the genitals and buttocks. With these types of symptoms, medical evaluation should be sought immediately. ...Read more

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What could cause a annular tear in lumbar spine l5?

What could cause a annular tear in lumbar spine l5?

Annular tear: The disk is made of two types of cartilage: a softer inner nucleus pulposis and a fibrous stiffer annulus fibrosis. As we age, the connective tissue of the body dries out and becomes stiffer, producing wrinkles and bulges in our skin- parts of our body sag and bulge as we age, including disks. Annular fissures or tears are asymptomatic cracks in disks, a weak spot where a disk might herniate. ...Read more

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Prominent disc space narrowing and mild degenerative changes throughout lumbar spine for some years. Could spinal decompression cure, what is best?

Prominent disc space narrowing and mild degenerative changes throughout lumbar spine for some years. Could spinal decompression cure, what is best?

No cure: These MRI findings are frequently asymptomatic.You can try decompression no evidence it provides permanent changes perserve normal healthy backmusculature by avoiding posterior back surgery. ...Read more

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Can sciatica cause numbness in food? Have odd numb patch in one foot.had normal neck and brain mri. Have neck kyphosis with cervical stenosis

Yes it can: Spinal stenosis if bad enough can cause numbness but also foot drop . And location is important. It is best to have this investigated early so these symptoms can be reversed. The longer nerve compression symptoms persist the less likely they reverse ...Read more

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Stenosis (Definition)

Constriction or narrowing of something - duct, artery, passage way such as the outlet of the stomach into the small ...Read more


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Spinal Stenosis (Definition)

A condition in which there is a narrowing of the spaces within the spine, which can put pressure ...Read more