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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dan Fisher
27 years experience Internal Medicine
Not really.: Spinal CORD runs from brain down spine encased in column of vertebral bones. Spinal NERVE exits between bones providing movement and sensation to a v ... Read More
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Dr. Mark Weston
31 years experience Orthopedic Spine Surgery
Nerve root or cord?: Nerve root no, spinal cord yes a spinal cord injury at this level would spare arms but paralyze the rest including bowl and bladder and sensation if c ... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lali Sekhon
32 years experience Neurosurgery
Yes: The trigeminal nerve supplies the face. If you really are numb you need a brain mri.
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
32 years experience Psychiatry
Nerve compression: Family doctor can refer you to Orthopedic specialist. Best wishes.
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Atif Haque
18 years experience Neurosurgery
Meralgia: Meralgia paresthetica, which is the medical term, typically improves either on its own or with non-surgical treatments. It can, however, recur often. ... Read More
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A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dariush Saghafi
33 years experience Neurology
What are yours?: How about if we turn the question around and asked, "what symptoms do you have in the neck, shoulders, or arms?" let's see if they fit the suspicion f ... Read More
A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Douglas Linville II
30 years experience Orthopedic Spine Surgery
Tumor vs. HNP: No and yes. Pressure on a nerve will cause radiating pain along that nerve with numbness and or weakness. Tumor, bone spur, misplaced pedicle screw, i ... Read More
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A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
28 years experience Podiatry
It would depend: On what nerve is being compressed. But, if the two coincide it certainly is a possibility. Even, if it isn't a possibility based on the actual nerve i ... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mark Sterling
30 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Pain/weakness to leg: All symptoms would be to the left leg. Especially to little toe or bottom of foot. You might also expect weakness in the calf or hamstring muscle.
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Dowling
40 years experience Orthopedic Spine Surgery
Yes: Sciatic pain can be due to an inflamatory reaction as well as direct nerve root compression or both. When a disc herniates, there is an inflammatory ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Douglas Beall
28 years experience Radiology
Absolutely: In fact most sciatica is not caused from frank nerve compression but mostly chemical irritation from the disc problem affecting the nerve.
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