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Dizziness, imbalance, neck and back pain. MRI shows low-lying tonsils. Cause of worry?

Hi, i am a 42 year old male and for the past 3 years i have had severre dizzy spells and balance trouble and pain in my neck and back of my head all the way to my lowerr back. I have had 2 mri done and they say i have low lying tonsils, but does not show much of anything else. Is there something they could be missing? I am awaiting an appointment to see a neurosurgeon . Any suggestions
Asked On : Fri, 21 Dec 2012
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your symptoms is more like cervical spondilitis .
low lying tonsil will not cause such severe symptoms unless it is causing some kind compression on the cervical spinal cord..
i would suggest you meet neurologist and also orthopedician they will guide you in the right way..
thank you
Answered: Thu, 27 Dec 2012
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