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Dr. Chukwuka Okafor
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What is lumbago? Also, thoracic or lumbosacral neuritis or radiculitis?

Dr. Chukwuka Okafor
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What is lumbago? Also, thoracic or lumbosacral neuritis or radiculitis?

Back pain/leg pain: Lumbago implies low back pain. Neuritis, implies inflammation of the nerves and radiculitis implies inflammation of spinal nerve roots. With neuritis and radiculitis you will have leg pain or burning sensation. ...Read more

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Neuritis (Definition)

Neuritis describes any condition where there is inflammation of a nerve or nerves, which may cause weakness, ...Read more


Dr. Leo Germin
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What is the treatment of lumbosacral neuritis/radiculitis?

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What is the treatment of lumbosacral neuritis/radiculitis?

See below: It depends on the nature of the condition. Mri of the ls spine and EMG might be helpful for determination of the severety of the process. Based on the results treatment might include non steroidal otc medications, physical therapy, pain killers or consultation with pain management or spine specialist. However best solution is to see your doctor for advice. ...Read more

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Dr. Anita Prakash
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ECG comparison changes inverted T-wave. I had spinal injury before the 1st ECG cervical thoracic Lumbosacral neuritis. Is it Related to spine or CNS?

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ECG comparison changes inverted T-wave. I had spinal injury before the 1st ECG cervical thoracic Lumbosacral neuritis. Is it Related to spine or CNS?

Yes possibly: It is well documented that there is a whole gamut of ST/T changes that can occur in the setting of CNS injury, ranging from subtle ST Changes, sinus arrhythmia/sinus tachycardia, etc. IF you have risk factors for CAD, and are having chest pain/pressure, then see a cradiologist sooner than later. ...Read more

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Dr. Steven Giannotta
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I have lumbosacral spondylosis without myelopathy, spinal stenosis other than cervical, lumbar region with neurogenic claudication and thoracic radiculitis. What should I do?

Dr. Steven Giannotta
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I have lumbosacral spondylosis without myelopathy, spinal stenosis other than cervical, lumbar region with neurogenic claudication and thoracic radiculitis. What should I do?

Exercizes: There are two therapies for neurogenic claudication. Many patients who religiously perform the daily stretching and back strenghthening exercizes, get relief. For those who don't decompressive surgery can improve quality of life. Good luck. ...Read more

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Dr. Bennett Machanic
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Hi doctors, can you tell me what is lumbrosacral neuritis/radiculitis?

Dr. Bennett Machanic
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Hi doctors, can you tell me what is lumbrosacral neuritis/radiculitis?

Generic: If a nerve is pinched in the lower back, by a ruptured disc, this is termed radiculopathy. If the nerve root is merely irritated or inflamed, this would be radiculitis. Neuritis would refer to peripheral nerve in the leg, a more distal process. ...Read more

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Dr. Soren Singel
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What is brachial neuritis or radiculitis?

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Inflammation: Inflammation or infection of the nerve structures of the arm and nerve roots. ...Read more

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Dr. Mark Weston
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Can you explain what are neuritis, radiculitis, radiculopathy, sciatica and cauda equina?

Dr. Mark Weston
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Ill try: These are all similar terms neuritis is inflamation of a peripheral nervec radiculitis is inflation of a nerve rootr adiculopathy is chacteristic pain pattetn from a radiculitis siatica is ageneral term that describesva chacteristic pain in buttocks and leg often caused by a radiculits or neuritis of siatic nerve. Cauda equina is the name of the large group of nerves that comes off spinal cord tip. ...Read more

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Dr. John cuong Doan
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I had neck injury 2014 pain at time 8/10 now 3-4/10 Brachial neuritis radiculitis.pinched nerves in neck. MRI done 2015 I relate to injury advise ?

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 I had neck injury 2014 pain at time 8/10 now 3-4/10 Brachial neuritis radiculitis.pinched nerves in neck. MRI done 2015 I relate to injury  advise ?

See a neurosurgeon: for either injection to decrease inflammation and/or pain, physical therapy, or surgical options to reduce the impingement/entrapment effects or fix the underlying source. Hope this helps and thank you for trusting in HealthTap. ...Read more

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Dr. Bennett Machanic
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Definition of lumbosacral neuritis?

Dr. Bennett Machanic
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See below: Neuritis means inflammation of a nerve, but we would not usually describe lumbosacral nerve problems by that term. Might instead use radiculitis or radiculopathy. Not sure of what context this was introduced, but perhaps this refers to pain radiating from your spine down a leg. If occurring after back surgery, perhaps post-op scarring or arachnoiditis. ...Read more

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Dr. Qamar Khan
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Can you have lumbosacral neuritis without herniated disk?

Dr. Qamar Khan
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Can you have lumbosacral neuritis without herniated disk?

A lot of terms: Neuritis/Radiculitis are synonyms suggesting sciatica pain but without significant exam findings. You can have tears in the disc causing chemical inflammation rather than mechanical irritation. Radiculopathy is a term for sciatica that causes, numbness, weakness and reflex changes on exam. Sciatica is term for all of the above but generally includes back and leg pain. ...Read more

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