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How Serious Is It To Have Spinal Stenosis With Degenerated Disc
Depends: Can be very or not at all. Depends on the degree of stenosis and whether it is central or at the opening where the nerves exit the spinal canal (called the neuroforamen.) after age 23 most of us have some degenerative disc on imaging. It doesn't predict your level of pain. If you take 100 forty year old americans with no back pain at all, at least 30 of them will have "bulging discs" on mri. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Just diag congenital spinal stenosis.Bulging disc at c2-3, c3-4, c4-5, c65-6. Hern disc at c6-7, t10-11, l4-5. How serious is it short and long term?
Depends on symptoms: Congenital stenosis is narrowing of the space for the spinal cord in your neck that you were born with. If you have no nerve symptoms (numbness, tingling, weakness, hand clumsiness, unsteady walking) just be careful; avoid situations that could lead to injuring your neck (and spinal cord): climbing ladders, running yellow lights, having obstacles around to trip over. If you do have these see a doc. ...Read more
I have lumbar spinal stenosis and a herniated disc. I'm having pins and needles mixed with numbness all over both of my legs. Is this serious?
Certainly is. If not: Treated it can cause permanent damage to the nerves, on one or both sides. See a spinal surgeon who'll advise what's best for you. ...Read more
I am experiencing severe rib cage pain. I have mutiple level disc disease greatest at c5,6, spinal stenosis, osteoarthritis and other conditions. I a?
28 year old female with spinal stenosis, 2 lumbar disc herniations and severe sciatica accompanied with conjoined lumbosacral nerve roots, need help!?
What are the treatment options for spinal stenosis and bulging disc? I have had an MRI and a pg done. The doctor doesn't want surgery. I am in severe pain.
I had back surgery back in december. A lumbar decompression due to spinal stenosis at l4-l5 level. I also have a bulging disc at the same level that they did a microdisectomy on. I continue to have severe burning pain down my right leg all the way to my
Need further workup: May be due to continued nerve entrapment in terms of residual spinal stenosis, a recurrent disc herniation, scar tissue development about the nerve or neuropathic pain related to the nerve not fully recovering from the prior compression &/or related to its manipulation during your surgery or a combination of these. A MRI with contrast is best diagnostic test for this & possibly an emg/ncv test. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I have 5 disk with moderate to severe spinal stenosis failed physical therapy what should I do next can this paralyze me ?
Spinal stenosis : While paralysis would be especially rare, you can have significant loss of function with severe spinal stenosis. In some people, epidural steroid injections can help relieve pain. However, with multilevel severe spinal stenosis, I suggest seeing a spinal surgeon to evaluate and discuss options for your care. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Does severe spinal stenosis in C5 with disk bulge and radiculopathy in arms go away by itself, or does it require an operation?
Can severe spinal stenosis in C5 with disk bulge and radiculopathy in arms go away without surgery?
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