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can a pinched nerve cause nausea

A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Rosenfeld
26 years experience Pain Management
Its possible: Nausea can certainly be a response to pain. The dizziness i find a little harder to relate.
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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
51 years experience Neurology
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 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Martin Schaeffer
30 years experience Pain Management
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
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Michel
45 years experience Family Medicine
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 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Pinched nerve: I know that significant pain can cause nausea. But I am not aware of pinched nerve effecting upper extremity causing nausea.
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Larry Armstrong
26 years experience Neurosurgery
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 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lali Sekhon
31 years experience Neurosurgery
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.
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lali Sekhon
31 years experience Neurosurgery
Yes: If the muscles in the arms or hand are weak, locking could occur.
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kornelis Poelstra
23 years experience Orthopedic Spine Surgery
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 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Kam
Dr. David Kam answered
35 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
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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