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My spinal disk connecting neck to head has a slight congenital thinness. Should i be concerned about a mild chronic neck pain?

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Dr. Thomas Dowling
Orthopedic Surgery - Spine

In brief: No as disc space

Narrowing is a sign of us aging in terms of the spine which has been demonstrated to begin as early as 10 years of age with males showing signs on x-rays at an earlier age than females with smoking accelerating these changes as well as trauma and genetic basis.
Don't sweat over the minor pain

In brief: No as disc space

Narrowing is a sign of us aging in terms of the spine which has been demonstrated to begin as early as 10 years of age with males showing signs on x-rays at an earlier age than females with smoking accelerating these changes as well as trauma and genetic basis.
Don't sweat over the minor pain
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