Doctor insights on: What does a bulging disc look like on mri
Spine Pain Options: This chronic pain in the distribution as you suggested is the result of an irritated nerve or facet joints or other injury typically in the lumbar spine (low back) which are caused by herniated disks, spinal stenosis or degenerative disc disease, etc requiring further evaluation by a spine specialist and may be candidate for facet injections/radiofrequency ablation and epidural steroid injection. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Mri or magnetic resonance imaging is one of the more recently developed imaging modalities available to physicians. It uses powerful magnets to generate images. There is no ionizing radiation which is a major advantage over many other modalities. Mri is the best imaging exam that we have for most soft tissue and joint related problems. There are radiologists ...Read more
I had a cervical MRI that showed c 5/6 bulging disc and spondlyosis. Also, it mentioned formaminal narrowing at c 2/3. What does the second mean?
Nerve canals: Every spinal level from first cervical to last lumbar has a nerve on each side that goes thru a bone canal to the body. The bone canal is a hole formed by the facet joints of the vertebrae. If this becomes narrowed by arthritis it can cause nerve pain and even damage. There are specific trays to determine amount of compromise. At your age you should see a doctor to discuss athletics and others. U. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I had a hard fall on my sacrum in 2012 but just got it checked out and MRI said I have a bulging disc above it. Did it never heal?
Well: At the time of the injury the blow must have been severe causing the lumbar spine area to be effected and injured. You should go to your doctor if you are having problems ...Read more
I have a lot of neck/shoulder pain. Neck rotation reduced. Sometime feels like head 2 heavy 4 neck 2 support. Mri show bulging disc x 3. Can do anything?
Will a healed herniated disc or bulging disc still show up in an mri? At times I can feel something moving in my lumber. To be specific I describe the feeling as separated movement, almost like two discs had moved either into place or out of place at the
Mri is a study that evaluates the anatomy of the body. Referring do a disc, I am assuming a herniated disc. If the disc has repaired and is no longer herniated, this will show one follow-up mri.
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I think there's a, bulging disc in my neck. Having an MRI soon, but my neck feels like it's pressing against my throat when I lay. How should i?
Any Other Symptoms?: Would you be able to describe your symptoms a little bit more? Is it difficult and/or painful to swallow? If yes, does is it matter if its fluids versus solid food? Do you have any other conditions like reflux (gerd), neurologic conditions or even anxiety problems? Are you taking any meds? It would be atypical for a disk or degenerative changes (since you are so young) to cause this sensation. ...Read more
Depends: Depends on if you have nerve symptoms. If you have only back pain or sciatica type pain but no weakness or numbness or bowel or bladder problems, then you don't have to, but may want to see one to discuss first non-surgical options of treatment and then if they do not work, then possible surgical options. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Back pain all the time now is time to hurt more in the center of my back? Had MRI done and have some bulging disc in my back. L5, s1.
Had a MRI done they suspect a bulging disc in my c spine. My question is if this in fact a bulging disc what can I do about pain. In neck& head?
My MRI showed bulging disc L5S1 and moderate neuroforaminal compromise worse on left side with possible impingment of both exiting L5 nerve roots?
My MRI report says that I have l5-s1 herniation and two doctors told me that I got a bulging disc when they checked my mri...I'm confused, help pls?
I have bulging disc at l4/l5 (based on mri) and pain in back and left leg. What can I do to put it back, to fix it and what shouldn't do? Thank you!
Wait a few days: Oftentimes, such pain goes away on its own after several days to several weeks. Studies show that those who have surgery on average are no better off after two years than those who don't.. If its unbearable or worsening, then see a doctor. Physical therapy can help in the short term, but best to just take it easy and don't lie down more than for sleeping, as it can make it worse. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Mri showed a bulging disc and a central annular tear at l5-s1.The disc area was black and tear was sealed over. Would a car accident have caused this?
Herniated disc: Herniated disc at l5-s1 are common. Car accident might cause it too. ...Read more
4 bulging disc in the neck. Could this be touching a nerve cause shoulder, arm and upper pain that was not seen on an mri? How can I find out if it is
I had an MRI in June and it showed bulging disc L5S1 and moderate neuroforaminal compromise with impingment of both exiting L5 nerve roots what to do?
I would encourage: You to sit down with your neurologist/ neurosurgeon to discuss your treatment options. We don't even know if you are symptomatic. We aren't in the position to provide you with the guidance you are requesting. Take care. ...Read more
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
Is pelvic traction a good option for releaving siatica pain and numbness, caused by a degenrative bulging disc (seen on MRI)?
I was diagnosed with cervical spondylosis almost 3 years ago. Now with second mri, diagnosed with cervical stenosis with bulging disc. How bad is it?
Mri showed bulging disc on curve of back few mnths ago, now not only is pain in leg/hip/low back, but spread to middle back, could it have herniated?
Wear and tear can cause degeneration in the vertebral column, and cause discs to deteriorate. The supportive basket, nucleus fibrosis develops small tears. A bulge is minimal perhaps a few millimeters, and is clinically insignificant, but additional disc displacement such as protrusion or herniation may compress ...Read more
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