Common "Stenosis" queries answered by top doctors | iCliniq


Stenosis means abnormal narrowing of blood vessels or any other tubular organ. Some examples of diseases caused due to stenosis are coronary artery stenosis, renal artery stenosis, mitral valve stenosis, aortic valve stenosis, pyloric stenosis, spinal stenosis, and esophageal stricture.

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I have coronary artery disease. Is it reversible?

Query: Hi doctor, My medical condition, background information, current lifestyle and medications are as follows. My cardiac calcium score was over 4,500 before four years and is now over 9,400. Angioplasty before six months revealed mid right coronary artery stenosis of less than 50% and diffused LAD 20% ...  Read Full »

Dr. Muhammad Majid Hanif

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I assure you not to worry as everything is going to be fine if proper care and treatment is opted in for. I have thoroughly gone through your case and can well understand your genuine health concerns.  Read Full »

I have pain and numbness in the left leg, and thigh. What is causing my pain?

Query: Hello doctor, I have attached lumbar spine MRI. I had sciatica for three months with severe pain in the left leg when I walk and stand. Better when I lean forward or sit. Pain is in the left leg, thigh, and upper thigh under groin. Numbness and tingling down leg calf to the foot. I have pain in the...  Read Full »

Dr. Atul Prakash

Answer: Hello, Welcome to From your symptoms, it sounded like LC stenosis but having looked at your MRI, and it is evident that there are disc bulges prolapse at multiple levels on the left side leading to your remaining sided symptom. L4/5 and L5/S1 showed lateral canal stenosis and possibly...  Read Full »

I have been experiencing recurrent severe flare-ups and inflammation in my hip joints. Should I continue taking medications for the long term?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 46-year-old woman diagnosed with HLAB 27 positivity a few years ago. I did not experience any symptoms but have had flare-ups and severe inflammation in my hip joints in the past month. My hip X-ray came back normal. However, my MRI revealed multiple disc bulges in my spine and ...  Read Full »

Dr. Vandana Andrews

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I have read your query and understand your concern. I can offer general information about HLAB27 positivity (human leukocyte antigen B27). It is a genetic marker linked to certain types of arthritis, like ankylosing spondylitis. Whether to take Saaz (also known as sulfas...  Read Full »

What are the risks of frequent esophageal surgery?

Query: Hello doctor, My mother ingested a toilet cleaner a few months ago and she has received the required treatment. She is now fitted with a nasal tube for food intake. Now the doctor wants to do a stomach and esophagus surgery. The doctor says the esophagus has shrunk a lot, and it needs to be replace...  Read Full »

Dr. Pandian. P

Answer: Hello, Welcome to This is something complicated problem. Esophageal stenosis is the problem. The time of surgery and the amount of surgery depend mainly upon the stenosis length. Also, the country in which you are doing the surgery plays the main role in deciding the amount. But there...  Read Full »

Can you interpret the results of my 2D echo test?

Query: Hi doctor, I just received the results of my 2D echo, and the MV annulus is out of range with a reading of 1.6, the normal range being 3.5 to 4.5. What does this mean? Otherwise, everything is normal.  Read Full »

Dr. Pramod Bhanudas Narkhede

Answer: Hello, Welcome to It means that the annulus of one of the valves on left side, called mitral valve, is reduced in diameter. So, there is an obstruction to the flow of blood from the low-pressure chamber to the high-pressure chamber, that is, from the left atrium to the left ventricle...  Read Full »

Please check my coronary angiogram and suggest the recommended medicines.

Query: Hello doctor,I am 45 years old. I had a coronary angiogram, and the first diagnosis showed proximal mild to moderate disease. LCX is a nondominant vessel, proximal mildly ecstatic, and it gives rise to three branches, only 3 OM has moderate proximal stenosis, OM 3 and OM 1 are normal. Please advice ...  Read Full »

Dr. Muhammad Majid Hanif

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I can well understand you are worried about your cardiac health. I have gone through the details and before getting to the personalized answer, I want you to please spare some time to add more information about your health. Why did you felt a need for going to the ca...  Read Full »

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