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What does my MRI scan test report indicate?

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Posted on Sat, 28 May 2016
Question: Good Evening Doctor,

I am enclosing the MRI scan report and request you to advise on the same please
Present problem:-
When ever I have morning walk, normally I get the leg pain, especially my left leg. The pain will start from foot till waist and if I stop walking for few days, the pain will disappear. as I am a diabetic I need to walk, but unable. Please advise me sir

Thanks and best regards
Suresh Babu
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Answered by Dr. Pavan Kumar Gupta (2 hours later)
Brief answer.....get yourself evaluated and examined by a spinal surgeon
Detailed answer....
Hello,
Thanks for the query.
I have read your query and understand your problems.
I have read your complaints and seen your MRI spine report.
It clearly tells that you have huge bulging of disc between L4 and L5 and between L5 and S1. This bulging of disc is compressing your exiting nerves from there resulting in pain in leg. Prima facie it appears that you would need surgery to remove that bulged disc so that compression on the nerves be removed,however best would be to consult a spinal surgeon for  proper examination and evaluation.
There is nothing to fear from the surgery,if surgeon also advises, as the surgical procedure can be easily done by endoscopy also called as MIS ( minimal invasive surgery ).
Person starts walking within 24 hours after undergoing MIS.
I hope it helps,however you are most welcome to revert to me for any further query.
Best of luck
Thanks
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What does my MRI scan test report indicate?

Brief answer.....get yourself evaluated and examined by a spinal surgeon Detailed answer.... Hello, Thanks for the query. I have read your query and understand your problems. I have read your complaints and seen your MRI spine report. It clearly tells that you have huge bulging of disc between L4 and L5 and between L5 and S1. This bulging of disc is compressing your exiting nerves from there resulting in pain in leg. Prima facie it appears that you would need surgery to remove that bulged disc so that compression on the nerves be removed,however best would be to consult a spinal surgeon for  proper examination and evaluation. There is nothing to fear from the surgery,if surgeon also advises, as the surgical procedure can be easily done by endoscopy also called as MIS ( minimal invasive surgery ). Person starts walking within 24 hours after undergoing MIS. I hope it helps,however you are most welcome to revert to me for any further query. Best of luck Thanks