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help with identifyig signling from a mri concerning neck

what does abnormal t2 cord weight mean/ degenrative signal alteration in the anterior/ inferior corner of the c3 anddegenrative signal alteration in the odnoid process c4/5 and marked compression
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Degenerative disc disease is a wear and tear disease. This may be present in form of drying up of disc or it may cause protrusions from vertebral bodies called osteophytes. These osteophytes then block the foramen or opening through which spinal nerves pass.
Usually for symptoms caused by degenerative disc disease, conservative treatments like hot and cold compress, stretching exercises, back low impact exercises, non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs, specially designed corsets, spinal manipulation and traction and epidural injections are tried. If everything fails then laminectomy and other spine surgeries may be contemplated. Please consult your doctor regarding this. Take care!

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i had a post in the ms community forum june 5th starting with help help help.  that might give you a better idea of whats going on with me. i do appreciate you taking the time to comment. any chance you could look at that post and tell me what you think/
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