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... in the lumbar region. I think it was L4,L5 or L5,S1. Your spinal cord actually separates into a bundle of nerves that resemble a horses tail. It is called the Caudia Equina which is latin for horses tail. ... (28 replies)
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... The caudia equina has left me with permanent damage to my bladder and bowel. It seems to me that unless someone has gone through what we have, people in general dont understand. ... (5 replies)

... Has anyone ever mentioned caudia equina to you? ... (2 replies)
... When this happens, nerve damage is drastic and permanent. I certainly hope you don't have this problem. If you must tell your doctor immediately. Caudia Equina is nothing to mess with. Serious stuff. ... (3 replies)
... Hi isillyme :wave: Sorry to hear you are having such problems. I'll try to keep my answers as brief as possible (yeah... right. hehe :D) The BM problem: Dulcolex is a good OTC med, but it is not the only answer. I suspect you are taking mega pain meds? Those are the MAJOR culprits to what I call "cement constipation". I believe that is exactly the subject BAXTER... (21 replies)
... What you are describing could be Caudia Equina. Here is a brief description I borrowed from another post. ... (3 replies)
... et hypertrophy with ligamentum flavum enfolding, right greater than left, results in moderate to severe canal stenosis with coalescence of the nerve roots of the caudia equina centrally. Only minimal intervening normal CSF is noted. ... (4 replies)
... Hi everyone Approx 3 years ago I apparently slipped L5 disc the pain was acute but gradually it went away with physio chriopractice treatments. Every now and then I still get the bad pain but it does not last too long. However, ever since the slipped disc I suffered impairment of erectile function. I never mentioned this to the doctor as I was embarrased. The situation... (1 replies)
... ou opt out just for surgery then what ever methods you try may not work for you, of course there are exceptions to the rule, that surgery is a must in cases like Caudia Equina, or some failed procedures, but the mind set plays a huge role in recovery. ... (1 replies)
... I am fairly new to all of this. I have partial control of bladder and bowel, so I have it much better than a caudia equina sufferer like yourself. I had a lifting injury at work last year in June. ... (5 replies)
... Hey KD, I had a herniated disk for a whole year before I was forced to operate and one thing I can tell you that the feelings of pain or numbness were allways changing month after month. I think the only true emergency you need to worry about with a lumbar herniation is caudia equina (when you cant control your bladder). Why not just go to another Dr. and have him... (4 replies)
... Here's what I've learned... The spinal cord from L1 thru S1 is actually like a horses tail (ie - called the caudia equina) and is a series of nerves which run between the lumber vertebra. At L4-5 the nerves run down the outside top of your thigh & calf & over the top of your foot to your big toe & allows you to lift your foot. At L5-S1 the nerve runs down the buttocks... (21 replies)
... g reductions because they are using antiquated, almost medevil, techniques. When using hooks and pulleys to acheive surgical reduction, there is a great risk of caudia equina, which can result in paralysis, incontinence, and in young men, PERMANENT STERILITY. So, that's why I asked you where you live. ... (23 replies)
... Becky, if you have not made your doctor aware of the tingling in your pubic area, you need to ASAP. This could be a sign of caudia equina syndrome and you need to ask your doc about this. As for the different meds, I noticed the goofiness on Neurontin right away. ... (14 replies)
... You stated previously that you haven't lost bladder control but this could definitely be a sign of caudia equina and your doctor should know about it right away. Take it seriously, please. ... (8 replies)
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Oct 16, 2004
... Bladder problems can be a sign of a very serious condition called caudia equina. You should do an internet search on it. You also mentioned you saw your husbands nerves fuctioning during the EMG. Is that what the doc said? ... (2 replies)
... Cramping and pins and needles in bottoms of feet is serious stuff. Right up there with Caudia Equina, but different. The next symptom will be hot pokers either in the balls of your feet or your heels. ... (9 replies)

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