Last Updated: Dec 05, 2022

Lumbar Spinal Stenosis: Treatment, Cost and Side Effects

Popular Questions & Answers

I'm a 64 year old male with a acquired brain injury from an accident 2 and a half years ago, also have physical disability. I have lost nearly 2 stone over last 3 months, I am constantly thirsty and need to urinate a lot, I can not hold my wee and have to go as soon as I feel the need. I have just had a blood and urine test. My blood sugar has doubledfrom 51 to 114 and have been given metformin 500 mg twice a day am I know a diabetic? Nurse said if im sick I need to go to a and e why is that?

M.Ch - Neuro Surgery, Fellowship in Functional Neuromodulation Surgery
Neurosurgeon, Gandhidham
I don't think you need to go to a and e. But the thirst and urination issues can be due to diabetes so as brain injury. Difficulty in holding can be due to brain as well as spine injury or urinary infection and other causes. So you need proper det...
1 person found this helpful

I am suffering from numbness of my penis. My tip of penis can't feel. Any sensations not even any cold or hot. I am. Getting problem in my erection also. Went to doctor a few days ago and he gave me medicines like -eractx, maxd3 6k, limcee tab, zentel tab, meaxen gold injection. Can these all medicine cure my numbness of my penis.(whenever I tried to masturbate my testis tried to come out of my scrotum. Sac).should I continue with these medicine lif yes how mat days do I have to take those medicine.

MBBS, MS- General Surgery, MCH- Urology, Fellowship Minimal Access Surgery
Urologist, Mumbai
Men who present with chronic pelvic pain frequently have symptoms referred along the penis and into the tip of the penis, or glans. Symptoms may include numbness, tingling, aching, pain, or other sensitivity and discomfort. The tip of the penis, o...
3 people found this helpful

Hello Sir, I am suffering from below mention spine injury. 1. Broad bases posterior an forminal disc bulge t l3/4 and l5-s1 levels causing thecal sac indentation with mild compression on left exiting nerve root. 2. Broad based posterior and forminal disc bulge at l4/5 level causing thecal sac indentation with compression on bilateral exiting nerve roots |(left>right). Ap canal diameter is 14 mm kindly advise to me, to whom doctor I should consult. I.e. Ortho, neuro or spine. Thanking you.

Fellowship knee, hip, shoulder arthroplasty and arthroscopy , Fellowship in Joint Replacement, Fellowship in Arthroscopy and sports medicine , Diploma in Orthopaedics, MBBS
Orthopedic Doctor, Nagpur
Spine surgeon, though you do not fall exactly in category of surgical patient. Conservative management with medication rest and physiotherapy you will be benefited.
Popular Health Tips

Lumbar Disc Pain - Types & Treatment Of It!

Fellow Adult Knee Reconstruction and Sports Injuries, Fellowship in Interventional Pain Practice, MS - Orthopaedics, MBBS
Orthopedic Doctor, Gurgaon
Lumbar Disc Pain - Types & Treatment Of It!
Lumbar Disc Pain or Lower back pain is one of the most common problems that people experience at some point in their lives. The main function of the lumbar region comprises structural support, protection of certain tissues, and facilitates the mov...
2861 people found this helpful

Spine Surgery - Busting The Myths Around It!

MBBS, D - Ortho, DNB - Orthopaedic Surgery, MNAMS, Fellowship Advanced Spine Surgery, Fellowship Disc Replacement Surgery, Visiting Spine Fellowship, Visiting Fellowship Spine Deformity Correction, Felloship Minimal Inavsive Spine Surgery
Orthopedic Doctor, Jaipur
Spine Surgery - Busting The Myths Around It!
If you have been facing back problems in the form of pain and discomfort for a long time despite undergoing treatment and medications, then you must be wondering whether you should go for a spine surgery. With the advancement in technology in the ...
2995 people found this helpful

Knee Ligament Reconstruction - All You Should Know!

M S Ortho, D - Ortho, MBBS Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery
Orthopedic Doctor, Mumbai
Knee Ligament Reconstruction - All You Should Know!
The ligaments in our legs provide support and help us to carry out our regular activities in a very favourable manner. But when these ligaments are damaged, it becomes difficult to do them. Your knee can become weak and unstable when the elastic a...
4501 people found this helpful

Lumbar Canal Stenosis - What Causes It?

MBBS, MS - Orthopaedics, Clinical Fellowship In Adult & Peadiatric Spine Surgery
Spine Surgeon, Kanpur
Lumbar Canal Stenosis - What Causes It?
Spinal stenosis is a condition where a part of the spinal column becomes narrow. There are generally two types of spinal stenosis- lumbar stenosis and cervical stenosis. Lumbar stenosis is the form of the condition that affects the lower back. It ...
3544 people found this helpful

Postures for a Fit Spine

M Ch. Ortho, MS - Orthopaedics, MBBS
Orthopedic Doctor, Delhi
Postures for a Fit Spine
The way we sit, walk, bend or stand is hugely dependent on one very vital organ of the human body; the spine. The spinal column provides strength and support to your entire framework. It has nerves, muscles, bones and tendons; all of which enhance...
4412 people found this helpful
Content Details
Written By
MD - Anaesthesiology,MBBS
Play video
Low Back Pain In Females
Namaskar, I am Dr. Padmaja, Senior Gynecologist, Noida. Aaj hum log baat karenge ek bohot common se topic ke baare me: low back ache. Jisko ki hum log chronic lumbar pain ya lumbago bhi bolte hain. Low back ache kya hota hai, hamari kamar ka neech...
Play video
Your Health After Menopause
Hello, everyone. I am Dr Ashwini Mulye. I practise in CBD in Preheladpur. I am running an Ayurvedic Panchakarma centre since 15 years. In the last video, we saw that how Basti helps in detoxification and the removal of waste from the body. Today I...
Play video
Spine Injuries
Hi, I am Dr Gaurav Tyagi. I am HOD of Physiotherapy in Anath Multispeciality Clinic, Phase-3, Gurgaon. Today I am going to discuss the major things which nowadays every person is experiencing in their life. Because of the busy schedule, the work c...
Having issues? Consult a doctor for medical advice