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Will you die from syringomyelia? Is it possible that even though i'm experiences symptoms due to syringomyelia but drs won't do surgery due to risks?

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In brief: No it will not

Syringomyelia usually arises from a congenital abnormality or can be brought on by trauma.
It's an abnormal expansion of the canal in the center of your spinal cord and will not kill you. It's most commonly treated symptomatically and surgery is usually not required unless secondary complications occur. Well wishes.

In brief: No it will not

Syringomyelia usually arises from a congenital abnormality or can be brought on by trauma.
It's an abnormal expansion of the canal in the center of your spinal cord and will not kill you. It's most commonly treated symptomatically and surgery is usually not required unless secondary complications occur. Well wishes.
Dr. Donald McCarren
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Dr. Steven Giannotta
Surgery can help the severe symptoms such as weakness and loss of balance, but it is not a fatal condition.
Dr. Abhineet Chowdhary
Neurosurgery

In brief: Unlikely

Syringomyelia will not kill you unless it due to a global condition called hydrocephalus or the result of a tumor (in which case the tumor is more dangerous).
If it is from trauma or the way you born it is most likely not going to progress.

In brief: Unlikely

Syringomyelia will not kill you unless it due to a global condition called hydrocephalus or the result of a tumor (in which case the tumor is more dangerous).
If it is from trauma or the way you born it is most likely not going to progress.
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