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When I was talking to a nurse over the phone, she said there is nothing wrong with me. There is no reason for me to have pain. Some time between the MRI and the phone conversation, I had to go to the ER. I had no pain medication, and was in transition stage of finding a new physician.She said going to the ER for my back pain was like going to the ER for a hang nail. I responded that a hangnail does not have you curled up in a ball almost in tears and I am no small man. Is it just me or does this nurses' comment seem totally out of line?
L5-S1 Mild DDD. Small posterior annular tear. Mild facet hypertrophy. No significant spinal stenosis or foraminal narrowing. Small disc buldge.
L4-5 Mild facet hypertrophu. No spinal stenosis or foraminal narrowing.