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Back Neck and Spine

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The pains of the day - work, stress, physical labor, or other irritants - often manifest in the back and neck area. Here you might ask and answer questions about treating back and neck pain, or perhaps identify a particular ailment.
  what does hypertrophic fact arthropathy mean in back
It depends upon the bulge--how severe or normal it is. If It is  hard, then there may be a chance of surgery, but if it is soft and  reddish, then it might get treated with some medicines or some  other methods much more reliable than surgery. Consult your doctor  about your options.
Cerebrospinal fluid is produced in the choroid plexus in the brain.  The choroid plexus is located in the ventricles, in the center of  the brain.
I doubt one would be able to notice a lump where your C1 vertebra is located. It is right beneath your skull (foramen magnum) and embedded in quite a bit of flesh. If it feels tender, it's probably a swollen lymph node due to a virus such as mononucleosis. Otherwise, who knows. Go to a doctor if...
Scoliosis is curvature of the spine, either cervical, thoracic and lumbar
The sensitivity to hot or cold potentially points to an infection  or tooth abscess. Without having more information it is difficult  to determine the exact cause, but it would be wise to put cold on  the area and have it checked by an appropriate doctor.    Best of luck.
what is normal in size but shows bright homogeneous echotexture in liver
You can protect it by if hurt putting a brace around it. But there are many other ways.
What does loss of signal intensity and disc space height mean
Make an appointment with your doctor so they can check it. If it looks like a tumor they may order a biopsy. It could also be a benign cyst. There are many possibilities. A doctor's opinion is the best place to start.
In order to get rid of tension, back pain and neck pain, massaging is of paramount significance and message chair can be better than therapeutic massage that is often not available and suitable. Honestly speaking, this is truly good to have massage from a licensed massage therapist but this is also...
Yes, it's very normal. Actually, it is to be expected. Aches and pains are symptoms of pre-menstrual stress, which occurs about a week (sometimes 2) before your period. It's nothing to worry about, although it does cause some very bad aches, especially in the lower stomach. Tylenol, Advil, Pamprin,...
One of the causes of this disease could be the human age. As people get aged spinal discs break down, or degenerate, which may result in degenerative disc disease. These age related changes can include the loss of fluid in your discs. Also, it reduces the ability of discs to act as shock absorbers...
too much mcdonalds, that's what! stupid
    Hmmmm... To my knowledge, "Floaters" are located in the eye, and are generally more of a bother, than anything... They are small clusters of cells floating in the eye, and cause shadows on the retina of they eye (you see them when you're reading or staring at a blank space). They CAN...
    This means that L5 (the bottom vertebra of the lumbar spine) has fractured and compressed (telescoped) into S1 (the top of the sacral bone), and that there is no compression of the spinal cord (That is a GOOD thing!!)...     If you'll copy the following web address (Back.com) and...
Look for TICS: Tenderness, Instability, Crepitus (grinding/grating noise heard from bone rubbing on bone) and Swelling. Above all do not allow the patient to move unless ABSOLUTELY necessary! If the patient complains of a sore neck, head or back, believe them no matter what may have caused them to...
No, scoliosis is not contagious. The majority of scoliosis is termed idiopathic, which means that the medical community does not know what causes it. The majority of scoliosis in adolescents is idiopathic. There are congenital causes of scoliosis which often cause patients to have large curves at a...
  == Answer ==   No. You sign a contract agreeing to keep the car for the specified time & any repairs not covered by the warranty are on you. you can turn the car in early but there are usually large penaltys involved.
  I have this too but on my left shoulder i notice it happens if i drink something with a high suger quonity so if you drink pop it will be worse then if you drink juice..try going to a chropractor and see how your bone stucter is..if its poor it will affect this even more..   Try these...
Use ice for injuries to calm down any damaged tissues that are  inflamed or swollen.   Use heat for sore muscles, chronic pain and stress.
Answer No it does not effect the eyes . You can get a cold but hair  has nothing to do with the eyes.
== Answer ==   Arthritis. See a doctor, or take OTC analgesics, see if that helps.   You could also use an ointment called ''nerve and bone''. to massage your joints.
For temporary relief use voltaren gel/tablets or pain killers like  panadol.   If the pain persists after a couple of days or worsens, visit your  PHYSIO to find the underlying cause and proper treatment.
yes, being triple joined is most commonly found in the thumbs where normally it would only be made up of 2 joints. It can usually be spotted by having the ability to dislocate the thumb, bend it right back or by having the ability to turn it to face backwards.
Serious neck pain? See your chiropractor! Otherwise it's most often  due to a muscle strain or spinal misalignment. X-rays will show  your exact alignment; if you are not straight up and down from the  front or have a nice C-curve when looking at a side view, then you  may have some nerve...
    == Answer ==       A CBC checks your blood count not really for illness. Unless you have an infection your white blood count would be normal. It's a problem you really need to dicuss with your doctor as it could be serious but not necessarily HIV, especially if you have no...
Are you taking Peridium for a bladder infection?
If it is on the bone of your shoulder It May be a build up of Calcium. I have a large build up on my callerbone ,it is very noticable but painless . & I am tolled it is nothing to worry about.
Yes after a week or so being exposed to the disease, this is the early signs followed by having a lymph node on the neck.
    The Xray reveals that you have a benign fatty tumor in a bone...     inter (inside) osseous (bone)
If you are having pain 20 days after your period this could be  ovulation. It could also be an ovarian cyst causing you pain.
You should go to your gyno right away! Anything out of the ordinary should always be checked out and if you wait it might get worse.
Your spinal cord doesn't have any particular 'casing', but it does run down the middle of your neck muscles and between your back muscles, then continuing through to your buttocks muscles. So generally, just a series of different muscles, but it doesn't have any constant surrounding tissue of any...
    == Tumid lupus or LET (Lupus erythematosus tumidus) is a rare form of skin lupus not usually accompanied by major symptoms of the systemic disease, SLE. ==     == Like other forms of skin lupus it is treated with the same medicines as the less severe forms of SLE. The antimalarial...
  Head tilt Chin Lift Maneuver Unless you suspect a Head Neck Injury then do Jaw Thrust Maneuver.
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Yes, indeed a person can die from this. But than again, it is highly unlikely a person will lose enough CSF to die, it usually patches off and stops draining. Now the CSF can cause pressure in the brain and it can cause death. That's the only way I know of that has to do with csf and dyingSo more so...
the spinal cords role in reflexes is to help you move about when it is needed when reacting to a stimuli
I'm feeling the same but im not sure if its my mind playing tricks on me or not or whether im thinking about being pregnant too much
the spinal vertebrae helps your back up and moving
that's a funny question, but i take it as my business to answer it- you would not continue to live. the medulla oblongata of the brain controls involuntary functions of the body, like respiration and heart beat. in absence of the brain, your system would malfunction and you would die. in the...
A simple answer is "DON'T". . If you want to do an exercise that may help relieve tensed muscles in your back, and maybe when you do that your back will naturally "crack" all by itself, try this: Lean back against a wall so that your entire back is against it and your feet are about shoulder width...
    This essentially means that some of the bone seen on MRI is not "bright" (like with normally calcified bones), but is darker, possibly, that had been expected.     You need to discuss just why this might be so in this case with the ordering doctor...     I know this isn't...
My right and left side of my back is starting to have pain and i never drink and water could it be my kidneys?
That is your mastoid bone. Or at least it should be.
Most commonly a pilonidal cyst.
i believe i have a similar condition and i have researched it a little. The only medical diagnosis that seems relevant at all to it is called ' a pilonidal cyst ' and from what i have read to get rid of it u got to get it cut open and keep it bandaged for awhile then go in for some sort of minor...
    Let me explain how the spine & discs work first, then answer your question...     Looking down on the involved levels (L5-S1), the top is toward your abdomen (NOON) and the back is toward the back (6 O'clock). I'll describe what happens, referring to times on the clock.    ...
      The following set of exercises is from the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons website... Please copy and paste the web address into your browser:     http://orthoinfo.aaos.org/topic.cfm?topic=A00302     Do those exercises that you can perform without much pain...
Answer . Sounds like you are clenching your teeth during sleep. This puts pressure on your jaw and can also include the ear giving you ear problems (such as pain in the ears.) If not treated it can cause TMJ in mainly women, but also some men can be affected by this. TMJ can cause considerable...
eletromyogram; myelogram
A homogeneous echotexture of the uterus means that the uterus is  perfectly fine. It means there are no tumors, abnormalities, and  that it is smooth in appearance.
    Actually, you are talking about three different things...     1. Spondylosis stenosis of the spine: this is most likely occurring in the lumbar area of the spine. It means that arthritis in the spine (spondylosis) has occurred at the edge (lip) of two --or more-- vertebra where...
"Osseus fusion" means: osseus = bone, fusion = merged, or grown together...   That would mean "two (or more) bones grown together"...   As an example, the bones of the skull are separate and actually "float" to cover the braincase in newborns. That makes birth easier (if that's possible)...
Likely expected backache associated with carrying your child to term. Try conservative measures like heat packs, positional changes. Delivery likely curative.
Type your answer here... if i have lower back pain and lower stomach pains and gassy alot does that mean i could be pregnant??
A broad- based disc bulge is found in the vertebrae. Another name  for a broad based disc bulge is disc herniation, where the gelanous  material in the center of the disc escapes the disc.
    They are part of the body's defense system. Not only do they fight both viral and bacterial infections, they also are a very important part of the immune system in that they manufacture antibodies that prevent infections as well.     Copy & paste the below web address into your...
  when any part of your body goes, it means that you've momentarily lost circulation to that part of the body.
There could be many things my first suggestion would be to ring the Swine Flu Helpline: 0800 1 513 513 in the UK. But if not I would visit your GP.The symptoms you've described can indicate many medical conditions, including meningitis. Taken together they are serious warning signals. If you or...
Foramina are openings. Neural foramina patent bilaterally just means that the openings in the spine are open, and allow the nerves to pass through normally...
Because the nerves in that part of the back control the bowel and bladder.
Yes it does, ever since I have been taking adderall I notice back pains, take tylonel.
The biggest concern I have is a saddle thrombus - a large blood clot that has lodged at the end of the aorta and is blocking blood flow to the hind limbs. If this has occurred, you should take your cat to the vet immediately.
it could be a lapoma, a fatty grown and can be removed easily by your dr. or it could be a tumor either way go see your dr. soon
you may be throwing the ball incorectly. talk to a coach. i used to get a pain in my shoulder because i was so used to throwing it in a incorrect wayy...
  I have the same problem and i have to popit or manipulate it for any relief. But i started seeing a chiropracter who uses the activator treatment. It really works. If you can find one that uses that treatment. Dont hesitate to try it out.-Shocker  
The best way to relieve back pain caused by calcification is with  magnesium and sodium thiosulfate. Magnesium may even decrease  calcification.
      No... but close...     Let me explain what discs are, and what they do...     Looking down on the involved levels, the top is toward your abdomen (NOON) and the back is toward the back (6 O'clock). I'll describe what happens, referring to times on the clock.    ...
Yes. I had an abscess last month and it can in fact make your lymph  nodes swell.
If you have flattening of the cord should you have surgery?
Yes the spinal cord can work without the brain.
First find a good pain management specialist. There's a procedure, "epidural steroid injection" that is very helpful.
The spinal cord can be broken with the right amount of force, always protect yourself
When the patient has a suspected neck or back injury, you should use the jaw thrust technique.
Answer In some women yes. Answer Lower back aches are more common later in pregnancy. Not necessarily. It can also be a sign of your period. Or it can just be a random problem, like you're not sleeping well, or even your stressed. Yes, it can be. However, back pain doesn't usually occur until...
Yes! I'm taking it for bladder pain and I have severe osteo arthritis of my knees and it's relieving significant pain from both.
    I'm sorry, but thee are so many different kinds of surgery, and most have different ways of being approached that it would be possible to answer...     Figure many thousands of $ for major surgeries (abdominal, neurological, orthopedic, etc)...