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Hi, I am 36 years old and have been dealing with neck, and left arm pain and numbness since Dec. I recently took an MRI and found that I have a herniated disc at c3/c4 and it is pressing on the spinal cord and causing some stenosis. I also have ddd on c6/c7 with bone spurs. Two weeks ago I had a steroid epidural injection in my t1/c7 and I am feeling even worse then before. I finally saw a surgeon and he said it is past time for surgery. He gave me the option between a fusion and a replacement. I am also going for a nerve block to make sure it is the c3/c4 causing all the pain. If it’s not the culprit then I will possibly have to fuse c3-c7. I am so nervous and don’t even know where to start. Any info and suggestions would be greatly appreciated. Especially on the comparison and limitations of both.