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Nerve Test On Back
The brain and spinal cord communicates with what is occurring in the internal organs and limbs by nerve fibers where are like electrical wires with insulation (myelin) and the "copper" (axon). Within brain and spinal cord these nerves connect to other nerves via synapses on both axons and dendrites. A nerve can carry information regarding sensations, and ...Read more
Tingling/numbness type feeling in my back. On occasion my toes will numb on lt foot back pain but no leg pain? Have wedge shown on mri
Are dull lower back pain lower back pain and itchy buttock a sign of herpes?also a tingle up to my neck. Like its on spine The exposure was6 weeks ago
Low back + distal lt. leg pain. MRI negative but EMG/NCS says pinched nerves L4-L5 and S1. What can cause this?
Nerve impingement: can be caused by being sandwiched between two spinal bones, pressed by a bulging. It can cause muscle spasm and back pain. Prevention treatment is always recommended. This condition must be professionally managed. See interventional pain management specialist for definitive diagnosis and management. It is the same as a pinched nerve. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Pain radiating from neck down right side into arm, back and legXray, two MRI's on shoulder MRI of neck and an EMG still yet to find the cause of pain?
Consider: Possible inflammatory problem, or maybe a nerve issue involving small fibres, which will not be picked up by your prior studies. Did EMG study brachial plexus?? Were blood tests helpful? Did you see a rheumatologist or a neurologist. Does Fabry's disease run in your family? A few random thots, to run by your doctors. ...Read more
Am being treated for bulging disc pressing on sciatic nerve pain shoots back to front then down inner thigh to knee can this cause rash on inner thigh?
Unusual: It would be unusual for a disk to create a sciatic nerve neuropathy, but more of a root problem, which seems to correlate to your symptoms more. However, a rash would be unusual to be caused by such a nerve problem. Please see your physician to be sure it is assessed and evaluated. ...Read more
Why would a pinched nerve on the left side cause pain in the right scapula? On going for 7 months now.
I had an MRI of my lumbar back and it came back normal. Does that mean my pain is not related to the sciatic nerve? Would an MRI show sciatic pain?
Had nerve condition test and muscle test said no nerve damage but muscle damage in L-5 back and left leg do not understand leg numb tingling months?
Is an emg test necessary if the MRI shows c4, C5 and C6 nerves pinched. Have c4, C5 and C6 ruptured disc in neck with C4 C5 and C6 pinched nerves on right side and C6 nerve pinched on left side. Have had bone scan, and CT and now doctor is wanting emg.
Deep burning in forearm. Negativefor pinched nerve on mri. Comes and goes. Doesn't feel muscular. What could it be?
Would spinal tumor show up on xray.Nearly constant back pain.Doc doesnt seem concerned.Say's it's just impinged nerve. Xray show compressed low spine?
Often yes: The most common tumors in the spine are cancers that have metastasized from other primary sites. They can appear as either dense (blastic) or clear (lytic) lesions on the X-Ray. In rare cases, nerve, bone marrow or, bony tumors can arise in the spine itself. At age 22, other musculoskeletal problems are far more common as cause of low back pain. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I have low back pain & down the back of my lt leg to my knee. An MRI showed occult sacral meningocele. Could this be the cause?
These typically are: Incidental or accidental findings on some patients' mri's as they occur usually without any symptoms except in older patients with bone density loss and when large can cause bone erosion sometimes leading to a sacral fracture but otherwise of no consequence and most likely unrelated to your symptoms. See a spine specialist for a specific evaluation. ...Read more
Could the radiologist and doctor missed the pars fracture on the mri? It's been 6 months, was unilateral now hurts on both sides. He was a spine doc.
If my menstrual cycle came on the 11th, left on the 16th, then came back on the 25th and left on the 27th, what could be the problem?
Not normal: Make sure u are not pregnant, u need a reilaible preg test, if u were my pt in coral springs, fl , i would do a quant bhcg preg blood preg test and do an exam and an ultrasound to start. ...Read more