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Treatment For Pinch Verve C6 C7
Bulging disc at C6 C7 - disc dessication @c5 C6 diagnosed by MRI still in constant pain and spasm, how long to heal?
Variable: Bulging discs are almost always normal at your age - they are a normal part of aging. Conservative treatment usually does well for treatment of neck pain (especially if you've had trauma, such as a car accident) - including physical therapy, progressive activity, and anti-inflammatory medications. Further treatment, if necessary, can include spinal injections. Talk to your physician. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Dr faust 1 tbsp manuka honey 16+ by mouth can be cause rashes in 6 year old? Thanks for all the advice & support.
Pollen allergy?: Manuka honey is tested and must have manuka pollen: the bees feed on one particular type of flower in new zealand and australia. If someone gets a rash whenever they eat this honey it would make me think of a pollen allergy or a an allergy to one of the unique phytochemicals found naturally in that honey. If you want to keep giving that honey, you may want to consult with an allergist. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Depends: The pathology will dictate what is required. It may be an anterior cervical discectomy and fusion at c6-7. It could also be a posterior cervical laminectomy/ foraminotomy. Or it might not be any surgery at all it all depends on the underlying problem and response to non-operative treatment. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
? For a neurosurgeon : is it possible for a 3mm centralized herniation at L5 s1 to refer compression from thecal sac to pudendal causing vulvar pain?
Hi doctors, was just wondering what is cervical spondylosis and C5 - C6 and C6 -c7 disc shows diffuse circumferential bulge?
This means that you: Have arthritis setting in at a couple levels in your neck (spondylosis) at specific joints in your spine with possible inflammation from this irritation as well. The diffuse circumferential bulges suggest degenerative disc disease and flattening of your discs, from either past trauma or disc issues that are causing them to bulge beyond the vertebral bodies. Hope that helps! ...Read more
Treatment for cebv? My dr. Moved back to france. Treatment 1g of zovirax (acyclovir) IV for 5 days. Lasted 3 ys 100%. Repeated 3 ys. Need find dr. To do drip!
Thanks for answering my question about neck pain? Is traction usually good for disk compression? Please help
Yes: Traction is often helpful for compressive problems in the neck, but it is very important that a qualified physician who knows your condition prescribe it and that a qualified physical therapist instruct you on the proper technique in order to prevent damage. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Have lumbar nerve root damage numbness in leg, ,doctor put me on Cipro for bacterial infection in urine. ,is that a good medicine ?
Please repost: Please repost and explain the relationship in your thinking between lumbar nerve root damage and a urinary tract infection. I don't see the connection. Also, please include the answer you got to your question about ciprofloxacin from the doctor who prescribed the antibiotic; or, if you did not ask your doctor, please state why not. ...Read more
Had caudal epidural steroid injection (with ketamine) for CRPS left foot. Relief for 7 days- will dr consider 2nd injection for prolonged relief?
Having C7 t1 discectomy on 3/1/13, concern due swelling, mild pain and inflammation on lt ear( middle ear) my pcp cleared me for surgery. Is safe?
What is the proper dosage of ampicilin for a 21 y/o 100 lb female? For uti caused by anal bact in vagina. Can't find papers! Help!
My DR has me on triple therapy for h plyori for 1 week and then get retested. From what I've read treatment is for 2 weeks. Should l ask for 2weeks?
H pylori: Guidelines recommend 14 days. Go to uptodate.com and discuss with your Dr. ...Read more
I am 35 yr old female with mild ddd, bulging disc in C3 C4 c6, C7 and prominence cortical sulci. Is there treatment for the pain?
No: Horse radish will not have any effect upon a benign inflammatory growth originating in the lateral wall of the nose. ...Read more
23m s/p l5-s1 discectomy w/ daily moderate-severe back pain & radiculopathy both leg. What is my next treatment option? More epidural? Fusion surgery?
Is the only fix for recurrent hematuria in a 75 y.o. with BPH prostatectomy? bladder irrigation needed 2x in 7 wks. Can't have gen anesth. Options?
Does a caudal epidural steroid injection provide pain relief for compressed disks at l4/l5? For how long?
Possibly: The caudal space is a way of entering the epidural space at a lower level in the back, near the tailbone. Medications such as steroids injected there should be able to reach the l4-5 level. However, it's hard to predict exactly how much pain relief will be achieved or how long it will last. Consult an anesthesiologist or other physician with special training in pain management. Good luck! ...Read moreSee 5 more doctor answers