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Explain mri: l5-s1 mild discogenic disease, spondylosis, a diffuse posterior bulge and a broad based hnp compressing thecal sac at both s1 nerve exit

Explain mri: l5-s1 mild discogenic disease, spondylosis, a diffuse posterior bulge and a broad based hnp compressing thecal sac at both s1 nerve exit

MRI : Your MRI findings suggest degenerative disk disease in your lower back, with some indication there may be compression of one of the nerves that would cause pain in your leg. However, the meaning and importance of these findings depends entirely on the symptoms you are having. What is important is if your symptoms are resolving with rest and anti-inflammatory medicines. ...Read more

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5 mm anterolisthesis of L5 on s1, discogenic disease at l4-l5 and l5-s1, arthritic changes of the facets joints at l4l5, l5-s1, mild flattening L4 l2?

5 mm anterolisthesis of L5 on s1, discogenic disease at l4-l5 and l5-s1, arthritic changes of the facets joints at l4l5, l5-s1, mild flattening L4 l2?

Degenerative Disease: What you are describing are arthritic changes in the lumbar spine, what question are you asking, as I am unclear as to what you want to ask! ...Read more

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What is discogenic syndrome?

What is discogenic syndrome?

Disc pain: This refers to pain that originate from a disc. The pain may be that of referred pain, ie, lower back, buttock, posterior thigh, groin pain. It may also take the form of radicular pain, ie, pain that radiates down an extremity conforming to a specific nerve root distribution. ...Read more

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What is discogenic pain & is it worth notifying my benefit people? I am struggling with everyday tasks; short walks cause alot of pain.

What is discogenic pain & is it worth notifying my benefit people? I am struggling with everyday tasks; short walks cause alot of pain.

Discogenic pain: Hello ~ it means pain emanating from the intervertebral discs in the spinal column. I have seen this described by radiologists when no other explanation for the backache is found on Xray, MRI. it's flattening of discs. A diagnosis that questions the rationality of doctor and patient. If you have ongoing backache, please ask to see a qualified (Board Cert) back doc thanks ...Read more

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Discogenic changes l5-s1 causing neuroforaminal stenosis. Is there cure for such condition?

Discogenic changes l5-s1 causing neuroforaminal stenosis. Is there cure for such condition?

No cure: All depend upon what symptoms you have from the stenosis. There is not specific cure, this is usually due to degenerative process of the spine and as such you treat the. Symptoms that could be as simple as physical therapy and some times as complicated as a surgycal procedure in summary thereis not a cure but palliative measures to treat the symptoms. ...Read more

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In the last couple of months I have had discogenic pinched nerve in my neck that is not healing and started biting tongue and stutterin g?

In the last couple of months I have had discogenic pinched nerve in my neck that is not healing and started biting tongue and stutterin g?

See pain management: Nerve impingement can be caused by nerve being sandwiched between two spinal bones, pressed by a bulging disc. It can cause muscle spasm and back pain and burning pain. This condition must be professionally managed. See an interventional pain management specialist for definitive diagnosis and management. Take care. ...Read more

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What does Minimal discogenic marrow signal abnormalities superior endplate C6 and C7 mean on an MRI of neck report?

What does Minimal discogenic marrow signal abnormalities superior endplate C6 and C7 mean on an MRI of neck report?

End plate changes: It is a manifestation of degenerative disc disease/arthritis that involves the part of the vertebral body bone that sits against the disc(called the end plate). A relatively common finding in the spectrum of degenerative disc disease. ...Read more

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Lower back pain What is a focal DDD at L5-S1 w/ adjacent discogenic marrow changes and an R superimposed central subarticular disc extrusion?

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Lower back pain What is a focal DDD at L5-S1 w/ adjacent discogenic marrow changes and an R superimposed central subarticular disc extrusion?

DDD: After the age of 35, the water and protein content of the cartilage of the body changes. This may cause the gradual deterioration of the disc between the vertebrae is referred to as Degenerative Disc Disease. Usually a combination of treatments is used to help manage the disorder. Most patients treated with non-surgical treatments, but in some cases surgery is necessary. ...Read more

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Mri on neck shows increased uptake with c5-6 disc space and rt sided c3-4 facet joint discogenic and facet degeneration. T3-4 facet joint uptake? Help

A grain of salt...: There is not a very good correlation between MRI findings and symptoms. 'Uptake' suggests the use of contrast that highlights inflammation. I suggest you consult with a psiatrist or practicing osteopath experienced in both MRI interpretation and physical medicine. ...Read more

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What are some degenerative diseases?

What are some degenerative diseases?

Many: Osteoarthritis for one is age and trauma related wear and tear of the cartilage in joints. There are many others including macular degeneration of the retina, etc. ...Read more

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Can degenerative dise disease be reversed?

No: It is human to wear and age gravity and entropy are constamts their abscense is supernatural. ...Read more

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Need a simple explaination for this. What is degenertive disk disease?

Need a simple explaination for this. What is degenertive disk disease?

This is simple: https://www.cedars-sinai.edu/Patients/Health-Conditions/Degenerative-Disc-Disease.aspx

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What are macular degenerative diseases?

What are macular degenerative diseases?

There are many: Causes of degeneration of the macula. In younger patients they are usually genetic mutations (e.g. North Carolina Macular Dystrophy), and later in life they are age related (e.g. Age Related Macular Degeneration) but a genetic predisposition is required, not everyone gets it. Since the macula is where 'central vision' is captured, when the macula degenerates, the visual acuity worsens. ...Read more

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Tell me about degenerative calcific av disease.

Tell me about degenerative calcific av disease.

Aortic stenosis: A common cause of aortic stenosis or blocked aortic valve. In normal 3 leaflet valves usually presents 65-75 yrs. In bicuspid valves it presents 10-15 yrs earlier. Majority of bicuspid valves develop calcific av disease. Why only some of normal valves do isn't clear. There is a relationship with turbulent blood flow. Also, it shares some risk factors to atherosclerosis. ...Read more

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What is degenerative spine disease? Is there a cure?

What is degenerative spine disease? Is there a cure?

Arthritis: We all get it sooner or later. It is like tires on a car. But unlike worn out tires, there is no cure for it. ...Read more

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What kind of condition is degenerative nerve disease?

What kind of condition is degenerative nerve disease?

Like Alheimer,s.: Degenerative nerve diseases can be serious or life-threatening. It depends on their type. Most of them have no cure. The goal of treatment is usually to improve symptoms, relieve pain and increase mobility. Some of those condition(parkinson's disease alzheimer's disease). ...Read more

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Is degenerative spine disease a disability? Please advise!

Is degenerative spine disease a disability? Please advise!

Hard to say: Depends on a lot and what you do for a living. Being disabled means you cannot do anything else as an occupation since the only ability you had was the one occupation you cannot hold anymore. Recommend never getting labeled "disabled" if possible. ...Read more

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What are some degenerative diseases of the nervous system?

What are some degenerative diseases of the nervous system?

Too many to list: However, a few include Alzheimer's, frontotemporal dementia, Parkinson's, Huntington's, spinocerebellar degenerations, motor neuron diseases, etc. Please note that the term degenerative is now considered archaic, as we have learned that many of our disorders have understood causes, and a no longer as mysterious as in years' past. ...Read more

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What are examples of degenerative diseases of the nervous system?

What are examples of degenerative diseases of the nervous system?

Degenerative dis's.: Parkinson's disease, Huntington's disease, Alzheimer's disease, Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, Friedreich's ataxia, Spino-cerebellar atrophy, Retinitis pigmentosa, Muscular dystrophy, among others. ...Read more

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What is degenarative spinal disease?

What is degenarative spinal disease?

Wear & tear: The end result of an active lifestyle combined with adverse genetics may include disc degeneration, bone spurs, arthritic spinal, (facet) joints, abnormal movement, nerve root compression, compression fractures, & just plain old pain. ...Read more

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Is neuropathy a degenerative disease?

Is neuropathy a degenerative disease?

Not classified as: Neuropathy represents nerve alteration or damage usually secondary to an underlying medical condition such as diabetes, leprosy, vitamin deficiency. Although occasionally there are some congenital hereditary neuropathies, and some autoimmune nerve disorders, these would not usually be classified as degenerative. It is usually very possible to uncover causation in most cases. ...Read more

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Is schizophrenia a degenerative disease?

Is schizophrenia a degenerative disease?

?: There is a lot of conflicting evidence out there — some studies say it is not degenerative and others say it is. At this point in time, we really don't know for sure. There are still a lot of unanswered questions out there regarding schizophrenia. ...Read more

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What does it mean if you have degenerative disease?

What does it mean if you have degenerative disease?

Your generally ove30: You human and generally over 30 and you have had an MRI you may or may not have symptoms. ...Read more

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What is degenerative disc disease?

What is degenerative disc disease?

DDD: In short, it is normal wear and tear of the vertebrae and discs without evidence of a more precise pathology such as neural impingement, inflammation, spondylolisthesis, dish, etc. ...Read more

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What is degenerative disk disease ?

What is degenerative disk disease
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Aging: There are disks in your spine between the bones, that function as a type of padding. As we get older they dehydrate to some degree (degenerate). As they do this they may also start to "bulge". Depending on the degree nd location, this can put pressure on nerve roots causing symptoms. ...Read more