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MRI shows thecal sac compression. Should I get surgery done?

I have done my MRI in feb 11 report is saying the left centro lateral disc protrusion at c6-7 level, compressing the thecal sac and the cord, encroaching the left neural foramen and indenting left exiting nerve root . Posterior disc protrusion at c5-6 level, compressing the thecal sac and indenting the anterior cord surface. Subtel hyperintense signal in cord at c6-7 level on T2W images, suggestive of edema/ ischemia . Please reply me, should I go for the surgery or it will cure by medicine.
Asked On : Fri, 12 Oct 2012
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Dear sir/madam unfortunately this is a kind of damage that can be resolved only by surgery. Medicine may relief your pain but the problem will advance and the situation will worse as time pass. You should consult to a neurosurgeon to explain you more and procede to surgery. Wish all the best
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