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Can any online doctor explain me about my MRI report ?

I just got my MRI Report and it reads... Impression: 1. Diffuse Disk Bulge , Asymmetric to the left, At the L5-S1 Level which abuts the Descending S1 Nerve Root and also Results in mild to moderate left Neural foraminal Compromise. 2. o;d facet degeneration at the L5-S1 level... End report.... Can you please explain to me what all this means and what are some of the treatments that may be involved.
Asked On : Tue, 1 Mar 2011
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The MRI report tells that S1 nerve root is getting compressed significantly by bulging disc.
If you are having radiating pain in left leg with/out sensory loss in left foot , it means you requires surgical intervention (discectomy).
I am doing discectomy with foraminoytomy technique, by which incision is very small & pt can walk next dat onward.
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Answered: Wed, 2 Mar 2011
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