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Mri Cervical Spine

MRI of the cervical spine is a reliable, painless soft tissue scan of the neck and cervical vertebrae. It is used in the diagnosis of cancers, disc herniation, aneurysms, soft tissue disorders, and bone abnormalities. It employs radio waves and a strong magnetic field to take accurate, 3D pictures of the area to be diagnosed.

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I am suffering from cervical spondylosis. Please advise.

Query: Hi doctor, I am 55 years old. I have been diagnosed with cervical spondylosis due to wear and tear on my dehydrated spinal discs. My pain is in my neck and arm. I have occasional fevers and night sweats. I am already using a cervical collar for a week now. I am using a hard collar during the day and...  Read Full »


Dr. Chandan Mohanty

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Sorry to hear about your condition. Your symptoms match the diagnosis of cervical spondylosis. Unfortunately, along with neck pain and arm pain, you also seem to have developed weakness in your left arm due to pressure on your nerves in the neck. A physiotherapy is a ...  Read Full »

Which imaging test is best to identify my neck lymph nodes?

Query: Hello doctor, How are you? I have asked you a question in the past, and you were kind and thorough. So here is another question, it is a general one. If any of these tests were done, would they show the lymph nodes of the neck? Perhaps as an incidental finding? MRI of the brain. MRI of the cervica...  Read Full »


Dr. Basuki Nath Bhagat

Answer: Hello, Glad to have you back! I am here to help you get the best medical advice. I understand your concern. I am good. How are you? You asked which imaging tests would show the lymph nodes of the neck. Among the given options, CT (computed tomography) neck and MRI (magnetic resonance imaging) neck a...  Read Full »

I suffer from upper back pain. Please help.

Query: Hello doctor, I am suffering from¬†lower back pain for the past five months. After going through physiotherapy and other exercises, I feel better. Now, I have developed upper back and shoulder pain too. I think it is because of the exercise I did before. I have attached my MRI of lower back, C-spine...  Read Full »


Dr. Berry Chirag Ashok

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. From your query what I understand is that you have lower back pain that is well controlled with physiotherapy exercises, but have recently developed upper back and right shoulder pain which you think may have been brought upon by some of the exercises. Let us discuss y...  Read Full »

Why do I have numbness in hand and legs?

Query: Hello doctor, My left foot got numb, then my left hand, and now my right leg as well. The doctor did diabetes, cholesterol, and thyroid tests. All the laboratory reports were clear. There were no issues. Vitamin B12 was fine as well. Then, he performed nerve conduction studies, and he told me that e...  Read Full »


Dr. Aida Abaz Quka

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Considering your symptoms, I would recommend performing a brain MRI (magnetic resonance imaging) study to investigate possible multiple sclerosis. If the brain MRI results are normal, then you should consider anxiety as the main cause of your complaints. I would also ...  Read Full »

I have chronic neck pain. Please review my X-ray reports.

Query: Hi doctor, I need an opinion regarding the x-rays of my neck. I met with two car accidents and have chronic neck pain and stiffness. What could be wrong?  Read Full »


Dr. Atul Prakash

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have gone through your x-ray (attachment removed to protect patient identity). I will recommend sending me a detailed history and clinical examination findings as well as I would like to recommend an MRI (magnetic resonance imaging) cervical spine. Flexion and extensi...  Read Full »

Why do I have a tingling sensation in my inner arm?

Query: Hello doctor, I have a tingling sensation without pain in the inner aspect of the arm on and off. Also, I have a tingling in the gluteal and lower back sometimes going to the feet. I have no other issues. I am awaiting a neurologist appointment. It is only on the left side. Is it serious?  Read Full »


Dr. Ashaq Hussain Parrey

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I went through your post. A tingling sensation in the limbs is due to nerve compression by age-related bone changes in the backbone (vertebrae). However, you seem to have it on two sites, one is the cervical spine and the second in the lumbosacral region. It is n...  Read Full »

Please interpret my MRI reports for the spine and shoulder.

Query: Hello doctor,I am a 27-year-old female with pain in the spine and left shoulder blade. I am attaching my MRI report. Could you please interpret it?  Read Full »


Dr. Vivek Chail

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. The MRI (magnetic resonance imaging) images (attachment removed to protect the patient's identity) are of the thoracic spine. There are Schmorls nodes in the end plates of the lower thoracic vertebral levels, which are a kind of degenerative change and are mild in yo...  Read Full »

I had a sudden rib pain. Kindly interpret my MRI results and suggest a treatment.

Query: Hello doctor, If a patient has the following cervical spine MRI diagnosis, would they have any pain? If so, what pain might they experience? I have attached my reports for you to check. I had rib pain, and the onset was sudden, and it happened nine months ago. My doctor thought it could be from a st...  Read Full »


Dr. Anuj Gupta

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I thoroughly read your query and understand your concern. I saw your reports (attachments are hidden to protect the patient's identity). You are doing the opposite. We usually correlate symptoms with MRI (magnetic resonance imaging) findings and not vice versa. The amo...  Read Full »

Based on my MRI report, kindly guide me on my scapula, spine, and neck pain.

Query: Hello doctor,I have been having sharp stabbing pain between my scapula and spine, along with neck pain. I am also having chest pain when bending over. The pain has progressively gotten worse over the last six months. At times I have shooting pain at the back of my head. I had extreme neck pain after...  Read Full »


Dr. Muhammad Shoyab

Answer: Hello, Welcome back to icliniq.com. I read your query and understand your concern. I am sorry to hear about your pain and would like to help as much as I can. I have seen your MRI in detail (attachments removed to protect the patient's identity). There are osteophytes at multiple levels, as well ...  Read Full »

What is the treatment for sub-arachnoid space reduction?

Query: Hello doctor, I have sagittal, transverse, and coronary MR sections in standard display techniques. In a series of sagittal, transverse, and coronary MR sections through the area of the cervical spinal canal, one can see the orderly height, shape, and structure of the displayed vertebral bodies. Str...  Read Full »


Dr. Anuj Gupta

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I read your query and can understand your concern. Well what you have sent is an MRI (magnetic resonance imaging) report which alone has no value. Please tell me your symptoms which have to be correlated with the MRI. Also if you can send me films of the MRI, then i...  Read Full »

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