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Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Brain and Spine
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Practicing since : 2004
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Doctor :   Hi
User :   hello
Doctor :   I'm Dr.
User :   namaste
Doctor :   How can i help you?
User :   ok for the last few days right above my right buttocks has felt like its asleep numb and tingly also when i extend my arm from my elbow down i get an electrocuting pain. I have had epidurals with my nerves being hit both times
Doctor :   Ok
User :   my anesthesiologist both told me i had a twisted spine.
Doctor :   Ok
User :   i dont know if it has anything to do with it
Doctor :   From your history
Doctor :   it could be related to spine
User :   plz give me some advice i have no money to pay for a further chat or go to the doctor so i really need to know if its something i need to have checked out
Doctor :   Get a spinal MRI done
User :   could it be life threatening at all?
User :   are you still there
Doctor :   Yes
User :   oh
Doctor :   I meant i'm still here
User :   both times i had epidurals they hit a nerve somewhere a few times and it sent pain all over my right side of my back. do you think they could have done some nerve damage?
Doctor :   If the spinal disease is not treated the nerves affected will causes pain
User :   could you tell me the name of the condition it could be so i can do a little research myself
User :   to match up symptoms etc.
Doctor :   Probably a disc prolapse
Doctor :   Or injury
Doctor :   to the spine
Doctor :   Is there any thing else I can help you with?

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