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My name is ***** *****. what does severe degenerative disc

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Hello Dr. my name is ***** *****. what does severe degenerative disc disaease at l5/s1 with complete loss of intervertebral disc space & a grade 2 anterolisthesis of l5 over s1 mean in layman's terms?
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Customer: just got my mri reults from the VA it also say's mild spinal canal stenosis & severe neuroformaminal narrowing bilaterally
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Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Health
Expert:  Dr Basu replied 1 year ago.

Hi there,
This is Dr Basu, experienced Internal Medicine Specialist.
I am here to address your concerns and provide great service.

That means there is severe arthritis in the lower lumbar disc and tail bone area.

There is loss of bone between the two discs and that resulted in the forward movement of the lumbar disc over tail bone disc like stack of books.

This deformities can cause nerve compression and severe pain and other symptoms.
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