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Diagnosed with cervical and lumbar disc injury. Scheduled for bilateral lumbar fract injections. Have slight murmur and inflammation of the chest. Advice?

i was just diagnosed with cervical and lumbar disc injury. Im scheduled for Bilateral lumbar Fract injections next week. im concerned about my heart due to the fact that i have a slight murmur and inflammation of the chest wall(medical term starts with a c, dont know how to spell it sorry) My question is Should I be concerned? got to the page where theres a fee for the first question. will re-ask when i have money. off work right now
Asked On : Sun, 24 Mar 2013
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Neurologist 's  Response
Nov 2013

Thank you for posting your query.

I feel there is no need to worry regarding your procedure- bilateral lumbar facet injections.

Inflammation of the chest wall- do you mean costo chondritis. Again, it is a minor issue and there is no need to worry.

You will feel much better after the procedure.

Please get back if you require any additional information.

Best wishes,

Dr Sudhir Kumar MD (Internal Medicine), DM (Neurology)

Senior Consultant Neurologist

Apollo Hospitals, Hyderabad,

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Answered: Tue, 26 Mar 2013
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