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Can spinal stenosis lead to short term memory loss?

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Dr. Danny Proffitt
Family Medicine
1 doctor agrees

In brief: No

It just doesn't work that way.
You may think you are going to lose your mind due to the pain and you may lose your mind taking the medications used to treat the pain of spinal stenosis but, no, it does not lead to short term memory loss.

In brief: No

It just doesn't work that way.
You may think you are going to lose your mind due to the pain and you may lose your mind taking the medications used to treat the pain of spinal stenosis but, no, it does not lead to short term memory loss.
Dr. Danny Proffitt
Dr. Danny Proffitt
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Dr. Thomas Dowling
Orthopedic Surgery - Spine

In brief: No

This condition has no bearing on your brain function.
It tends to occur with advancing age as can age related changes to the brain.

In brief: No

This condition has no bearing on your brain function.
It tends to occur with advancing age as can age related changes to the brain.
Dr. Thomas Dowling
Dr. Thomas Dowling
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