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Mild diffuse posterior protrusion mildly indenting the discs, Desiccation of L4-L5/ L5-S1. Shall I go ahead with the 4 small injections as Dr said?

Mild diffuse posterior protrusion mildly indenting the discs, Desiccation of L4-L5/ L5-S1. Shall I go ahead with the 4 small injections as Dr said?

Mri findings : These findings you describe are considered normal findings in May patients or may be related to genetics After the age of 40, 80 percent of the population has degenerative discs with buldging and disc dessication. Also, recent studies on identical twins have shown that degenerative disc disease is highly genetic in nature ...Read more

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Does reverse of cervical lordosis and disk desiccation cause migraines? And or also digestive problems?

Does reverse of cervical lordosis and disk desiccation cause migraines? And or also digestive problems?

No: These conditions are not typical causes of migraine. Headaches may occur but I would suggest you get evaluated by a headache specialist before ascribing your headaches to these findings on your X Ray of spine. ...Read more

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30 year-old woman with a 4-year history of numbness in the upper body, and arms and legs, with undiagnostic imaging studies, but carries diagnos.....?

30 year-old woman with a 4-year history of numbness in the upper body, and arms and legs, with undiagnostic imaging studies, but carries diagnos.....?

Lutes and minerals : Needs to check your electrolytes and minerals and heavy metals. Patient with crohn have a lot of abnormalities in electrolytes and minerals like potassium and calcium and magnesium and Zink to name few . These abnormalities can cause numbness and muscle pain and fatigue ...Read more

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I have l4l5 l5s1 disc desiccation could this be causing elevated temperatures?

I have l4l5 l5s1 disc desiccation could this be causing elevated temperatures?

No: Disc desiccation is a natural process of aging, unfortunately. No relationship to body temperature ...Read more

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At C2-3 there is a desiccation and posterior bulging of the intervertebral disc, causing impingement of the anterior thecal space. Same at C4-5. ?

At C2-3 there is a desiccation and posterior bulging of the intervertebral disc, causing impingement of the anterior thecal space.  Same at C4-5. ?

Age appropriate: Not concerning without neurologic symptoms , most likely age appropriate asymptomatic changes 30 percent chance of causing no symptoms take care assuming this is the cause if neck pain these are expected mild changes at 84 confirms a healthy structural neck ...Read more

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What does desiccation of the disc without loss of disc height mean?

What does desiccation of the disc without loss of disc height mean?

Normal aging: Dedication means drying out. There is a central pulp in the disc which tends to dry up as we age. It is really the way most discs look on MRI as people get older. Fortunately it has not started to lose height yet but it probably will over time. We call this degenerative disc disease. ...Read more

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What does diffuse disc desiccation mean?

What does diffuse disc desiccation mean?

Might be age: The term is saying that multiple discs (presumably in your back/neck) are dried out and decreased in size. This happens to everyone as you age and the question is whether it is more than normal. ...Read more

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What is mild disc desiccation?

What is mild disc desiccation?

Disc dehydrated: It is mild dehydration of the disc, suggesting damage to the blood supply of the disc and foretelling a decay cycle and aging of the disc. In and of itself, not important to worry about unless associated with severe symptoms, then needs proper consideration and evaluation. ...Read more