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thecal sac compression

what exactly does thecal sac compression mean if the mri states changes in degenerative disease with moderate annular disk bulge producing thecal sac compression.
2. minimal annular disk bulging L2-3,L3-4,AND L5-S1 any response will be helpful becuz of my age no doctor will help me i am only 24 and have had these problems for about 4 yrs and also is it normal for me to loose feeling in my l hand and it tingles all the time non-stop
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Hi,

I guess I'm in a similar situation. My MRI states the following:

"Dorsal bulge of D2-3 disc mildly compressing the thecal sac.
Schmorl's nodes from D8 to L4 level."

I'm the same as you and thus all the doctors I have consulted don't take the symptoms seriously.

My symptoms are:

All my joints hurt, get tired easily, shooting pains along the legs and arms, The thoracic region of the spine pains a lot, etc.

Please let me know if you come across any solution.

Many thanks.

Kaveen.

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