My anus is tingling due to my bad lower back do I have cauda equina syndrome?

Yes. yes, this can be a symptom of cauda equina syndrome, along with numbness and tingling down the back of legs, low back pain and incontinence of urine and/or bowels. Any of these symtpoms can happen. have you had an MRI of low bakc? If you have this, surgery is a must.

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I am 6 mths post op from Lamonectomy L5 S1 with cauda equina syndrome. Still in debilitating pain in low back but now in left hip. The Dr. Is no help?

Cauda equina. It is sometimes difficult to treat the pain of this condition. How is your mobility, and bowel and bladder function? If pain is the remaining problem, there will usually be some benefit to working with a pain specialist. There are many treatments that can help. Some of them are medicines, some of them are not. Since you have had the symptoms for months, this would be a good place for advice. Read more...

I am 24 years old, my nerve damaged due to cauda equina syndrome, did surgery but still bladder not emptying. Will my bladder get its function back?

See a urologist. Hard to predict eventual outcomes, as nerve-bladder function is quite sensitive. However, urodynamic studies might provide insight as to the status of recovering nerve fibres. Also, there are meds available to assist urinary function. Possible that you may improve over a few months as healing proceeds. Read more...

Not sure why this happened, but doctor says I have cauda equina syndrome. Am trying to figure out what it is before I tell my boss.?

It could be very bad. Cauda equine syndrome is a rare disorder that usually is a surgical emergency. Ces affects a bundle of nerve roots called cauda equina (latin for horse's tail). These nerves are located at the lower end of the spinal cord in the lumbar spine. In patients with cauda equina syndrome, something compresses on the spinal nerve roots. Good luck.Thanks. Read more...
Let me help. A bunion is an abnormal, bony bump that forms on the joint at the base of your big toe. Bunions form when your big toe pushes up against your other toes, forcing your big toe joint in the opposite direction, away from normal profile of your foot. Over time, the abnormal position enlarges your big toe joint, further crowding your other toes and causing pain. Read more...
Painwhen you set. Injuring the coccyx can give rise to a condition called coccydynia.[12] [13] a number of tumors are known to involve the coccyx.; this could pain when set some when you walk also when defecate, or having constipation. Read more...

I think I have cauda equina syndrome but I haven't been diagnosed. How woul di know?

Perhaps. You may experience neurogenic claudication, where, while walking one or both legs go numb or weak, typically without pain. Or you may experience problems starting a urinary stream, or perhaps you have low back pain with certain positions. If you have leg weakness, numbness, tingling, bladder or bowel problems, see your doctor and get diagnosed. Read more...

What happens once you have cauda equina syndrome?

Problems. With cauda equina syndrome, there is usually a severe compression of the lower lumbar spinal canal which leads to progressive weakness of one or both legs, loss of bowel and/or bladder control, and sensory changes (often in the groin region). If acutely diagnosed, it is a surgical emergency usually requiring a laminectomy. Chronic cases (over 48 hours) may also require surgery. Read more...
Depends on cause. The prognosis of such a syndrome all depends on what is causing the issues. It may need surgical intervention, medication management, all depending on the physiologic etiology of the syndrome in question. Read more...

Can you tell me long-term effects of cauda equina syndrome?

If uncorrected. It can lead to paralysis due to either progression of cause of pressure or prolonged pressure on the nerves in that area. Read more...