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Suggest treatment for brittle vertebrae

is in her mid 70s, past cancer survivor with a partial lung removed, 90% of time on O2, but real issue last few years have been breaks in back. her back has broke 5 separate times each required surgery / fusion ...
 

Suggest treatment for carcinoid tumor on T6 vertebrae

carcinoid cannot find info. does radiation work on bone tumors. what to do about bone before surgery. removal from heart was asap. waited 4 weeks for appt. just told this tody. what kind of holdup will t6 ...
 

Suggest treatment for displaced vertebrae

My doctor called me today and informed me I have a front slippage of the vertebral L5-S1 area. He is going to refer me to a orthopedic surgeon. Does this mean I need to have spine surgery? What ...
 

Had hit on L5 vertebrae. Does the spinal cord decompression help but only temporarily?

removing the disc & explains it incurs others problems down the road and is a very delicate surgery. He ... by him today that the disc below L5 vertebrae has dramatically thinned down and the vertebrae has ...
 

Had hit on L5 vertebrae. Does the spinal cord decompression help but only temporarily? Concerned

removing the disc & explains it incurs others problems down the road and is a very delicate surgery. He ... by him today that the disc below L5 vertebrae has dramatically thinned down and the vertebrae has ...
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Done surgery to remove spinal tumor. MRI shows spots on vertebrae. Blood spots from surgery?

Hi I am asking on behalf of a friend. She had surgery over a year ago to remove a large tumour ... says it s cancer and now today her surgeon says the spots are just blood from the surgery. Could ...
 

What is the treatment and cost for the surgical removal of cyst in between vertebra and spinal column?

Hi, I was seen recently by Mr John McMahon at the Alfred Hospital and I have a cyst growing between two vertebra and into my spinal column. I am on a waiting list for surgery but I would like to know ...
 

History of surgery on vertebrae D4 for TB. Now positive PPD test. Meaning?

Hello, I have been diagnosed TB 4 years ago and i undergone surgery on vertebrae D4 which ... year back the implant was removed i been doing just fine since then but a week back i did PPD test ...
 

What is the treatment for chronic neck pain, headaches and cysts on vertebra?

ago. She complained of chronic neck pain and headaches. She has had 2 surgeries to remove cyst ... vertebra. She had a ct scan with contrast today . Any suggestions on regrowth of a thornwald cyst? ...
 

Had surgery for fracture of c1 vertebrae, have major problems with dizziness. Surgery side effect?

i have had surgery for a jeffersons fracture of c1 vertabrae the back side of the vertabrae was seperated from the spine . i was told he was gonna remove the bone and he didnt. i hear crunching ...
 

Is it safe to undergo laminectomy for benign meningioma in vertebrae?

Neurosurgeon, I have benign meningioma in vertebrae at c3with some c2-4 involvement . They say do ... is it to grow? What should I expect if get surgery? If not get surgery? ...
 

How could abnormal growth in vertebrae be reduced?

the issue with my calf. Is surgery, even minimal, my only choice? I have seen that there are no really good alternatives as far as medication or therapy. How could the abnormal growth in the vertebrae be reduced ...
 

Can arthroscopy lead to pain in the thoracic vertebra?

I have high back pain in my thoracic vertebra. I have sharp shooting pain and spasms. I pain ... surgery (femoral head impingement (arthroscopic). The pain occurred this morning after I bent down ...
 

Have crumbling vertebrae and bad discs. Recommended steroid injection or surgery. Suggestions?

and if they dont work it might mean surgery. I am slightly worried about either option can you help explain please ...
 

20 weeks pregnant, scan showed fetus with hemi vertebrae at thorasic spine and blocked vertebrae at lumbar spine. Risks involved?

MY wife is 20 weeks pregnant and the fetus has been diagnosed with hemi vertebrae at thorasic spine and blocked vertebrae at lumbar spine. All the other reports are normal and there is no nuerological problem ...
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how much time will it take to cure the compression of d 12 vertebra.
If the collapse/compression is less than 30%, it would heal on own in a few months. If it is more, then, surgery/kyphoplasty may be needed. Dr Sudhir Kumar MD DM
 
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communited vertical compression fracture of D12 vertebra body with retropulsion of the postero-superior fracture fragment lying in spinal canal n interlocking
hello Welcome to healthcare magic. Such fracture in your age may cause complications. First consult your orthopedic doctor, get the x ray done and take pain killers like Paracetamol or Ibuprofen with plenty of fluids and milk. If possible consult for any surgery required or not. Take care...
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