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I have 6 hemangiomas in my spine. The one at t9 is invasive covering over 99% of my disk. Should I get anything done to it. I get mixed answers. ?

I have 6 hemangiomas in my spine. The one at t9 is invasive covering over 99% of my disk. Should I get anything done to it. I get mixed answers. ?

Sorry: You alone can decide whether you want to do what a doctor suggests. Your doctor can suggest, but the decision and responsibility is yours alone. Hope this helps! ...Read more

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Neurofibroma, swannoma. Large, on spine. Thoracic T8 T9. Infringing. How dangerous?

Neurofibroma, swannoma. Large, on spine. Thoracic T8 T9. Infringing. How dangerous?

Serious: If it is impinging on the spinal cord at that level (T8-9) it needs surgical evaluation. Further growth could cause sensory symptoms, motor loss or even paralysis. Thanks for trusting HealthTap! ...Read more

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Mri of t spine yesterday. Show mild disc height loss at t9-t10. Sm schmorl node involving inferior veterbel body. Warrant pain under right shoulder?

Mri of t spine yesterday. Show mild disc height loss at t9-t10. Sm schmorl node involving inferior veterbel body. Warrant pain under right shoulder?

Not likely: This level (t9-10) would tend to give pain a little lower than that. Look at this map, it shows you where the nerves "hook" to in the skin. http://www.backpain-guide.com/chapter_fig_folders/ch06_path_folder/ch06_images/06-4%20radiculopathy.jpg. ...Read more

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Had CT of spine noted lesion at t9 so had MRI w/o contrast now they want to repeat study w/ contrast and do MRI of my brain. Why might they do this?

Had CT of spine noted lesion at t9 so had MRI w/o contrast now they want to repeat study w/ contrast and do MRI of my brain. Why might they do this?

Additional locales: Whenever an imaging study is done on a part of the body and then a repeat study is requested to be done on another part of the body there is usually a suspicion that additional lesions or entities that were found on the screening study can be found elsewhere. The physician who ordered the study in the first place would be your best resource to find out the exact answer. ...Read more

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Lots of pain in T10-12 in back and rib next to spine when inhaling and any slightest movement. CT bilateral nueral foraminal stenosis at T9-10. ?

Lots of pain in T10-12 in back and rib next to spine when inhaling and any slightest movement. CT bilateral nueral foraminal stenosis at T9-10. ?

Constriction.: Your condition may constrict the passages of the right and left T9 nerve roots. This may be the cause of your symptoms. Conservative measures are best recommended for this condition in the thoracic spine. Other considerations include local tissue reactions, discogenic pain, spasms, myofascial pain, circulatory issues, "facet" syndrome, and ligament, muscle and other soft tissue problems. See PM&R. ...Read more

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I have moderate effacement and compression of anterior surface of cord at c-4-c6 . Also disc ht loss at t9-10 . Would this cause up back pain for 1 yr?

I have moderate effacement and compression of anterior surface of cord at c-4-c6 . Also disc ht loss at t9-10 . Would this cause up back pain for 1 yr?

See below: The cervical issue might cause arm pain. The thoracic issue might cause mid to lower back pain. I would suggest seeing a pain specialist who can make decisions on treatment based on your mri, pain complaints, and examination. ...Read more

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I have degenerative disc disease from c1 thru t9, and fibromyalgia. What could I do?

I have degenerative disc disease from c1 thru t9, and fibromyalgia. What could I do?

Another doctor: ? what treatments are for DDD & fibromyalgia (FM) in 38 yo. DDD merely radiologic descriptor &, as applied to 38 yo, not pain generator. Find another physician, preferably Osteopath. FM cause is multifactorial soft tissue injuries requiring several non-toxic natural therapies, including weight loss & exercise (aquatherapy, gentle yoga, walking), to reconstitute proper soft tissue function & cure. ...Read more

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