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Thoracic Spine X Ray
Mid spine pain for 3 months. Only when bending forward. Thoracic spine X-ray shows no abnormalities. Now, what could it be?
Thoracic spine pain: Pain while bending forward is due to either the discs or stretching the muscles ( more likely at your age) . X-rays only show the bony structure. Only an MRI can show the discs properly. Try some stretching exercises gently but if the pain persists beyond 4-6 days, get proper evaluation. ...Read more
I recently had my yearly X-ray and when the result came out it says I have a slight levoscoliosis of the thoracic spine. What could be possible remedy?
The fact this is a : Slight finding indicates that there should be no indication to treat but possibly suggest a MRI as it is a left type curve which could suggest a neurologic cause. Once that is ruled out, then just periodic evaluation is all that would be needed. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I had an X-ray for middle back pain. It came back with dextroconvexity of the thoracic spine. What does this mean and could it be the cause?
Scoliosis: Dextroconvexity is a description of a curvature of the thoracic spine (scoliosis) where the convex portion is on the right. This findings may or may not be related to your pain. Muscle spasm can cause this curvature or this may be something that has developed over time. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Had chest X-ray for middle back pain. It came back as dextroconvexity of the thoracic spine. What does this mean and could it be the cause?
I have middle back pain. If it were caused by a tumor either from the lungs or elsewhere, would it have shown up on an X-ray of the thoracic spine?
I've chronic back pain.X-ray shows several schmorl's node in thoracic spine.Chiropractor prescribed 5000IU of vit D3 to be taken daily. Is it safe?
19 y/o, normal EKG ECG and chest x ray taken 4 months ago. Could slight chest pain radiating to left arm be do to heart problems or thoracic spine ?
Chest pain: There are many causes of chest pain, the heart is one, intestinal gas and thoracic musculoskeletal pains are very common, anxiety and panic attacks likewise are frequent causes. You should always ask the doctors who see you what they think is the problem you came for and what to do about it. ...Read more