Get your Health question answered in 3 easy steps
A Doctor will be with you shortly
Ask a Doctor Now
178 Doctors are Online

Thecal compression due to disc herniation can be cured with medication or surgery is required?

Hi Doctor, I am Soma Acharya age 24 female, i have been suffering back from last one year, i visited doctor before and he suggested me to do a MRI , after got my MRI report i found there. Lumbar lordosis is decreased, reduced T2WI hyperintense signal seen in L5-S1 level, posterocentral disc potrusion seen at L5-S1 level cousing thecal compression only. Impression: Disc herniation at L5-S1 level causing thecal compression only. So i would like to know that do i have to worry about this and is that possible to cure proper medication or i have tol go through a surgery, thanking you, waiting for your reply.
Asked On : Sun, 22 Jul 2012
Answers:  1 Views:  27
Report Abuse
Share on Facebook
Share on Twitter
Share on Google+
Question is related to
Diseases and Conditions
Orthopaedic Surgeon, Joint Replacement 's  Response
Your MRI report is not very serious. It is showing disc herniation at first stage. There is no need to worry and surgery is not needed. You can start taking pregabalin and methyocobal tablet. Also you can do physiotherapy for back muscle strengthening exercise.
Answered: Wed, 30 Apr 2014
I find this answer helpful
Disclaimer: These answers are for your information only and not intended to replace your relationship with your treating physician.
This is a short, free answer. For a more detailed, immediate answer, try our premium service [Sample answer]


Loading Online Doctors....
© Ebix, Inc. All Rights Reserved.
All the information, content and live chat provided on the site is intended to be for informational purposes only, and not a substitute for professional or medical advice. You should always speak with your doctor before you follow anything that you read on this website. Any health question asked on this site will be visible to the people who browse this site. Hence, the user assumes the responsibility not to divulge any personally identifiable information in the question. Use of this site is subject to our Terms & Conditions
Already Rated.
Your rating:

Ask a Doctor