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I recently had a cerival mri. Impression:large disc protrusion at c5-6, severe stenosis. Is this myelomalacia?

No. No, diagnosing myelomalacia on MRI requires signal abnormality within the cord itself, which you don't describe. Chronic compression of the spinal cord could eventually lead to myelomalacia, however. Read more...
See specialist . Time to see a spine specialist to be thoroughly evaluated. Myelomalacia is a area of signal change on an MRI that represents an injury to the spinal cord. This can be caused by a large disc herniation. Check out Spine-health.com. Read more...
No. Myelomalacia is when there is thinning of the spinal cord and can be cause by a protruding disc. A protruding disc may be compressing the spinal cord. Check with your doctor and review the MRI with your doctor. If you don't have any symptoms associated with the protrusion, then, the only worry would be if you injure your neck, then there is a higher likelihood of cord injury. Read more...

What to do if I had a cerival mri. Impression:large disc protrusion at c5-6, severe stenosis. Possible myelomalacia?

See a spine surgeon . Based on your MRI report, you should see a spine surgeon soon. You likely need surgery. Check out Spine-health.com. Good luck. Read more...
Herniated disc. Not to worry but you should visit a neurosurgeon in the next week for evaluation and treatment. Myelomalacia is swelling or bruising of the spinal cord from the herniated disc. Do not do repetitive lifting and bending (housework/yardwork) until a neurosurgeon sees you because the weakness and numbness could worsen with these activities. Avoid contact sports or jarring exercises (running) too. Read more...