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Can someone please help with reading my cervical MRI?

Started by kpcups on 06/09/2013 12:13am

Hi all! I am 39 years old female but if what I am reading correctly sounds like I have a neck like a 90 year old. Oh btw I already had injections in my lower back and in my neck. No help! In extreme pain and can not take any anti inflammatory's due to High Risk of Ulcers. Also had a full body bone scan and arthritis was detected in hips, knees, hands and feet. I am being made to believe that the pain is all in my head and that I have fibromyagia! I need help it hurts so bad and my lower back is just as bad. These big words I am lost. Appreciate any help with this. Please help and let me know if I am crazy , fibromyalgia, or is it true that my neck alone is really messed up! I am starting to think that they might be right and it is all in my head. Thanking you in advance for your time and consideration.


intervetebral discs: Disc degeneration and disc space narrowing at c5-C6 with edematous degenerative endplate marrow change.

Individual Disc levels:
c2-c3 mild left uncovertebral hypertrophy. No sign. narrowing of the central canal or neural foramina.

c3-c4 mild disc bulging with bilateral uncovertebral hypertrophy. Mild narrowing of the right neural foramen.

c4-c5: disc bulging with left greater than right uncovertebral hypertrophy, and possibly a small associated left paracentral disc protrusion. Mild narrowing on the central canal with indentation of the left ventral cord, as well as mild right and moderate left neural foraminal narrowing.

c5-c6 disc bulging and endplate spurring with billateral incovertebral hypertrophy. Mild narrowing of the ventral canal as well as moderate to severe right and moderate left neural foraminal narrowing.

c6-c7 small central disc protrusion. No significant narrowing of the central or neural foramina.

c7-t1: no sign. disc bulge or herniation.

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first off its not in your head.
you know your own body!!!!
someone may be able to answer that here.
but allot of people that where here are no longer on.
your best bet is to set down with your surgan or the doctor that ordered it.
and tell them to explain it to you in english.