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Extreme Sports Laminectomy
My 80 yo. otherwise healthy uncle underwent a cervical laminectomy 3mos ago due to extreme radiculopathy, gets v. frequent nausea now. What to do??
80 yo. uncle had cervical laminectomy in Apr due to extreme radiculopathy, gets nausea for 3 hrs, thrice or more times a week. GP's tablets dnt help??
80 yo diabetic uncle had a cervical laminectomy 3mos ago due to extreme numbness, gets v. frequent nausea now, altho he's only on vitamin tablets??
I have extreme pain in the right sacral joint area. I have had laminectomy of l3-4, 4-5, and later spinal fusion of the same, then a spinal implant.
Varies: There are many potential causes and if it is severe enough to require more treatment, then it is critical to determine the exact diagnosis. The appropriate treatment will hinge on making the correct diagnosis. A detailed histroy, exam and appropraite tests can usually detect the specific cause for your pain. I would encourage you to be thoroughly evaluated. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Had a cervical operation c3- C7 laminectomy and fusion and titanium feel light headed plus extreme heart burn could this be caused by operation?
I need to know what color Scsr Tissue would be on an MRi done with no contrast! I had a double laminectomy 6 mo ago, at L 4-5 & L 5/S 1.
Contrast needed to: tell scar tissue from other tissues, unfortunately. The truthful answer to your question is "gray". Scar tissue is a relatively bland gray on all sequences of a noncontrast MR. That is why contrast is recommended in patients who've had surgery. If you have MR on CD, I can review at HealthTap Concierge, healthtap.com/saurbornmd, but I may not be able to answer your question without contrast images. ...Read more
Let me explain: All surgery have risk in general and some have particular risk because the locations. Be sure to ask the doctor about that and how many complications he had before with this surgery. Thousands of laminectomies done in the usa every year there are about 1-3 % possible complications. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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