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Opinion and help understanding a cervical MRI report I have

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Opinion and help understanding a cervical MRI report I have the report I just need a better understanding of it. My dr hasn't explained thoroughly.
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Health
Expert:  Dr. Anil replied 1 year ago.

Hello,

What are your current symptoms?

Since how long have you been suffering from?

Are you taking any medication?

Please send MRI report.

Thanks.

Waiting for your response.

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Neck and horrible right arm pain
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Terrible pain for last 6 months one month of unbearable pain
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Right now taking Tylenol with codeine nothing else has worked
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Suggesting a epidural for pain relief
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Are you with me?
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
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Expert:  Dr. Anil replied 1 year ago.

Hello,

It’s my first priority to serve you.
Thanks for providing more information.

Well as per your MRI report,you have a bulging disc, as well as "bone spurs" which are bulging into the area of the spinal cord where the nerves reside.

In particular, the more prominent one is between the 5th and 6th cervical vertebrae, and the nerve in that area goes over the shoulder, down the arm.

Epidural steroid injection can be helpful if your pain is unbearable.

Also,if you haven't already, you should get a referral to a neurosurgeon concerning your neck/arm symptoms and this MRI. If the pains do not improve with epidural injection, or the amount of "bulging" from the disc and bone spur are significant, a surgical decompression may be necessary to relieve the pressure off the spinal cord and nerves.

If you have any further query then we can discuss it thoroughly rather than give us poor/bad service.
We are here to help you until you satisfy.

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Thanks.

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Thank you!
Expert:  Dr. Anil replied 1 year ago.

Hello,

You are most welcome.

If you are satisfied with our conversation then bonus and positive feedback are appreciated.

Feel free for further queries.

Hope this helps.

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Again million thanks excellent service !
Expert:  Dr. Anil replied 1 year ago.

If you are satisfied with our conversation then bonus and positive feedback are appreciated.

Thanks.

Expert:  Dr. Anil replied 1 year ago.

If you are satisfied with our conversation then bonus and positive feedback are appreciated.

Feel free for further queries.

Hope this helps.