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Could spinal stenosis affect the brain?

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Dr. Edward Hellman
Orthopedic Surgery
2 doctors agree

In brief: Not typically

Spinal stenosis is a narrowing or pinching if the nerve canal, it can usually affect things spine related, but not really brain related.

In brief: Not typically

Spinal stenosis is a narrowing or pinching if the nerve canal, it can usually affect things spine related, but not really brain related.
Dr. Edward Hellman
Dr. Edward Hellman
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Dr. Mark Weston
Orthopedic Surgery - Spine
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Not lumbar

The meds you take for it may.

In brief: Not lumbar

The meds you take for it may.
Dr. Mark Weston
Dr. Mark Weston
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Dr. Kevin Vaught
Neurosurgery

In brief: No

It will not.

In brief: No

It will not.
Dr. Kevin Vaught
Dr. Kevin Vaught
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Dr. Thomas Dowling
Orthopedic Surgery - Spine

In brief: No

Spinal stenosis is a diagnosis related to the spinal canal and the neural elements found within when there is too narrow a canal causing pressure on these neural structures and the brain is not one of those structures found outside its own bony cover, the skull's cranium.

In brief: No

Spinal stenosis is a diagnosis related to the spinal canal and the neural elements found within when there is too narrow a canal causing pressure on these neural structures and the brain is not one of those structures found outside its own bony cover, the skull's cranium.
Dr. Thomas Dowling
Dr. Thomas Dowling
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