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Can a pinched nerve cause swelling

A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Olav Jaren
Neurology 20 years experience
Swelling & nerves: A pinched nerve normally causes numbness, tingling, or a sensation of burning. Swelling and color change may occur with certain nerve conditions. A ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alexios Apazidis
Orthopedic Reconstructive Surgery 18 years experience
Yes: Is not uncommon for people who have back problems to also have knee and hip problems since arthritis is a systemic disease frequently. Your back pain ... Read More
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Dr. Robert Masson
Neurosurgery 34 years experience
Knee and spine: No but low back related weakness and proprioception problems around the knee joint can exaggerate and accelerate the wear and tear that a knee endures... Read More
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A 50-year-old female asked:
Dr. Yelena Kipervas
Family Medicine 24 years experience
Explanation : Yes. Definitely yes. Try physical therapy and learn special exercises to help yourself.
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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Dariush Saghafi
Neurology 34 years experience
Not at all: Localized swelling in a limb implies that there is a local inflammatory reaction going on or possibly a vascular block a pinched nerve, however, will... Read More
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A 24-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Miller
Dr. David Milleranswered
Family Medicine 11 years experience
Pain, not swelling: A pinched nerve can (and often does) cause pain, along with tingling and numbness. However, pinched nerves should not cause swelling. (there may be s... Read More
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A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Charles Harvey
Neurosurgery 35 years experience
They don't: A pinched nerve does not generally cause swelling. But your leg may feel to you like it is swollen even if it is not. If one leg is larger than th... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Herbert Krob
Neurology 30 years experience
Tingling : Tingling and numbness that affects half of the body (which most people mean as including an upper limb, a lower limb, one side of the trunk, and somet... Read More
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Steven Simon
A Verified Doctoranswered
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 39 years experience
Degeneration: Shoulder grinding suggest excess wear and tear has allowed the ball and socket to rub with movement, hence, grinding. Your neck pain may or may not be... Read More
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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hiep Le
Dr. Hiep Leanswered
Nephrology and Dialysis 43 years experience
That is not pinched nerve pain or radiculopathy. Deep vein thrombosis does not cause pain, you only feel the discomfort and mild local swelling but no... Read More
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Dr. Frances Dyro
Neurology 55 years experience
You : You have had head trauma and now have neurological symptoms. You should get to a doctor as soon as possible. The shoulder symptoms may be related to a... Read More
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