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Can a pinched nerve cause nausea

A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Rosenfeld
Pain Management 27 years experience
Its possible: Nausea can certainly be a response to pain. The dizziness i find a little harder to relate.

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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
Neurology 52 years experience
Clarify diagnosis: Who has made the diagnosis of "pinched nerve"? Certainly could be shingles if rash present, or maybe a viral brachial plexitis. Could consider thora... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Martin Schaeffer
Pain Management 31 years experience
Possible Nerve Pinch: Sharp pain in the arm associated with numbness is often a symptom of a nerve pinch somewhere along the course of a nerve or nerves. Classically the n... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Michel
Family Medicine 46 years experience
What did ent say?: I see your answer but you did not say that the ent found any problem.This sounds like an inner ear problem. If the ENT doctor cannot tell you what is ... Read More
A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
Pinched nerve: I know that significant pain can cause nausea. But I am not aware of pinched nerve effecting upper extremity causing nausea.
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Larry Armstrong
Neurosurgery 27 years experience
No: A single pinched nerve may cause weakness in the distribution of that nerve only. Hemiparesis=weakness on half the body should be caused by something... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lali Sekhon
Neurosurgery 32 years experience
Yes: If pinching is severe enough paralysis can occur. If there is weakness in an arm or leg you need the advice of a surgeon.
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lali Sekhon
Neurosurgery 32 years experience
Yes: If the muscles in the arms or hand are weak, locking could occur.
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kornelis Poelstra
Orthopedic Spine Surgery 24 years experience
Numb leg: Yes! sharp pain in a lower extremity due to nerve compression can cause this. Relieve by squatting down to flex the lumbar spine. Usually, anti-inflam... Read More
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Kam
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 36 years experience
Yes: Any discomfort in the body can make a person worries and feels light headed. Start with your primary care doctor!

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