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X-Ray of neck shows degenerative spondylosis, loss of disc space. What does this indicate?

just received ER lab report. xray of neck . findings read.... there is overall normal bone mineralization. There is maintenance of vertebral height and overall alignment. There is loss of disc space C5-6, C6-7. Degenerative changes invoving the endplatess at C5-6, C6-7, and greatest at C6-7, are noted as well as in the uncovertebral joints at this level. IMPRESSION: EVIDENCE OF DEGENERATIVE SPONDYLOSIS C5-6, C6-7 Please explain
Tue, 6 May 2014
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It may be due to age factor. If you are having PAin in neck with radiating pain in upper limbs these all because of these. Vertigo and headache might be related to these. If you are having nothing out of these , you are lucky.
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X-Ray of neck shows degenerative spondylosis, loss of disc space. What does this indicate?

It may be due to age factor. If you are having PAin in neck with radiating pain in upper limbs these all because of these. Vertigo and headache might be related to these. If you are having nothing out of these , you are lucky.