Dr. Sanjay Gupta

@drsanjaygupta

Staff Neurosurgeon, Emory Clinic; CNN Chief Medical Correspondent; Exec Prod/Writer of TNT's medical drama Monday Mornings

#medmystery 1 of the most common ailments a neurosurgeon will see. what is it, and what symptoms for patient?

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1926 days ago

#medmystery 1 of the most common ailments a neurosurgeon will see. what is it, and what symptoms for patient?

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margopaige 1924 days ago

Disc probs, no doubt. Dr. Green, head of neurosurgery at U of Miami would be a great interview

Stakeouttoo 1925 days ago

bulging disc causing pinched nerve... L4-L5.. dropped me to my knees...worse than my sciatica

hpmmsudo 1925 days ago

herniated diskL4-L5. May have back pain, but has radiculopathy.

skarsgaard 1925 days ago

Herniated disc L4-L5, symptoms: continuos pain, sensory changes and motoric weakness distal from the lesion. Love #medmysteries !

leehansen 1925 days ago

Spinal stenosis. Back pain, numbness or weakness in lower back, legs. Sciatic pain.

NatalieGWasser 1925 days ago

Herniated disc? Lots of back pain, difficulty finding a comfortable sitting/standing position.

hoyer34 1926 days ago

L4-L5 disc bulge. No lumbar curve = increase disc stress, could be symptomless!!

robbiej73 1926 days ago

Cauda equinas? L4/L5 herniation.

NolaMan1961 1926 days ago

ruptured disc. symptons: limited mobility, leg pain.