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spondylosis

Please explain the MRI (spinal) findings: MILD LUMBAR SPONDYLOSIS. POSTERIOR DISC BULGES, WITH MILD THECAL SAC INDENTATIONS.FLAVAL HYPERTROPHY. BILATERAL FACET JOINT EFFUSION. NO EVIDENT INTRADURAL LESION, SPINAL CANAL OR NEUROFORAMINAL STENOSIS.
                                                                                                                          THANK YOU,
                                                                                                                        LINDA O. DELOS REYES
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Hi, Thank you for your question. I think your symptoms may be due to nerve irritation in the cervical (neck) spine because of cervical disc bulge. This pain may be referred and perceived as occurring in the back of head & shoulders (as electric sensation)- LHERMITTES SIGN, arms or chest, rather than just the neck. Other symptoms may include vertigo, nausea (dizziness) and stiffness. It will be best that you consult a neurologist who would like to prescribe Pain killers, steroid and muscle relaxants. Other treatments could be cervical orthosis such as a soft cervical collar or stiffer neck brace to restrict neck movement till you get complete recovery. In addition, cervical traction may also be suggested by the doctor, if condition is severe. Hope this helps.

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