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Back pain and numbness in hands

A 59-year-old male asked:
Dr. Rebecca Gliksman
Internal Medicine 40 years experience
Neck pain/ numbness: Likely cervical disc disease with nerve compression . can consider different pillow, some times the buckwheat pillow helps as it molds easily to the ... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
Orthopedic Surgery 51 years experience
Look fro cervical: Disc for the cause of this symptomes.
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Dr. Sharad Rajpal
Neurosurgery 21 years experience
Nerve compression: If there is numbness in the hands and associated spine pain, then most commonly the nerves in the neck (cervical spine) are being pinched/compressed f... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Metzger
Orthopedic Surgery 31 years experience
Radiculopathy: This sounds like it is most likely to be cervical radiculopathy which results from a pinched nerve in the neck. This requires orthopedic evaluation. T... Read More
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Dr. Mark Moran
Pain Management 21 years experience
Possibilities: Could be different causes or one cause. If numbness only in hands, think vascular problem or carpal tunnel. If also arms, think neck problem. Would... Read More
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A 16-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Allergy and Immunology 59 years experience
See doctor: Aches and pains may go away but in the case of weakness you need prompt medical attention. Consult your PCP or an orthopedist. Don't delay.
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A 54-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Gross
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Neurosurgery 31 years experience
Cervical myelopathy: There is an increased risk for spinal cord based symptoms (myelopathy) including paralysis, but paralysis is at the far end of the spectrum at risk. ... Read More
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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
Internal Medicine 63 years experience
Varied symptoms: Your symptoms may not be all interrelated. Upper back and neck discomfort with associated hand and arm numbness and weakness may well be due to nerve ... Read More
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dariush Saghafi
Neurology 35 years experience
Never should worry: Hand numbness at your tender young age could be several different things; none of which need cause you to worry but doing something about it is anothe... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Wint
Hand Surgery 37 years experience
Neck pain that is : Constant and constant numbness in the hands or feet id suggest considering that there may be a neurological cause for this such as nerve root irritat... Read More
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Gross
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Neurosurgery 31 years experience
Cervical myelopathy: Your husband needs to see his doctor and get a cervical MRI. These symptoms are worrisome for an injury to the spinal cord in the neck. With proper ... Read More
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Greg Khounganian
Orthopedic Surgery 20 years experience
No: Lumbar disc herniations do not cause hand numbness.
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