Good that you have the basic query answered. But do let us know the result of lumbar puncture. Also your profile mentions about your profession as nurse and age 69. If it's true, then lets get the basic blood parameters chec..."
There is no other test except CCP test, which is more than 90% sensitive for RA positive patient. Tests like ESR and CRP proves the presence of an inflammatory condition inside the body. The inflammation can be due to oth..."
Crepitus on the neck is due to arthritis. It's more in your case as there has been a C3-5 fusion already done. The only thing presently required is MRI scan of the neck.
Reason of MRI scan is -
1) To know the bones and ..."
Since the X-Ray is perfect, this means there is no issue with the bones. Then what can be the cause? well the structures which are not visible on the X-Ray are the cause. They can be visualized by the MRI. Hence you need to ge..."
I m so sorry to hear about the injury, but i must say that you are a brave person and are dealing with this issue very nicely. Hippocampus injury can't be rectified, ie no one can make it go back to a stage, where it was , b..."
If the MRI is showing 50% ACL team then we can consider it to be correct, considering the symptoms you are facing presently. I am a great believer in "Diagnostic Arthroscopy" procedure as it helps to know, even the minute j..."
Well back pain can really make a person suffer a lot. Especially in the area of work. Your name suggests that your are a chef. So what i presume is that you spend a lot of time standing in the kitchen and doing lot of moveme..."
Allergy related events are commonly associated with itching. Hence i agree with you that it's not allergy related. Good part is that you are already done with the CT scan and it was normal. Hence i am re-assuring you that i..."
Well it appears to be -
1) Mild symptom of "Stroke" or
2) Sudden Posture related unwanted movements.
Since it has not affected any of your sensory as well as motor system, we should not be worrying too much. Hence, ple..."
As per the description, the problem appears to be a bit related to the anterolisthesis and the formainal narrowing.
Anterolisthesis means that the allignment of the 2 bones (L5-S1) has been lost and the S-1 has moved forw..."
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