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Can a pinched nerve cause swelling

A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Wilkins
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 29 years experience
Sural nerve: the sural nerve is a sensory nerve only-transmits sensation from the skin on the outside of the foot and ankle. It is unusual for it to be pinched an... Read More

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A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Olav Jaren
Neurology 19 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
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alexios Apazidis
Orthopedic Reconstructive Surgery 17 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
Dr. Robert Masson
Neurosurgery 33 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
A 50-year-old female asked:
Dr. Yelena Kipervas
Family Medicine 23 years experience
Explanation : Yes. Definitely yes. Try physical therapy and learn special exercises to help yourself.
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Dariush Saghafi
Neurology 33 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
A 24-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Miller
Dr. David Milleranswered
Family Medicine 10 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
A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Charles Harvey
Neurosurgery 34 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
A female asked:
Dr. Herbert Krob
Neurology 29 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
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Steven Simon
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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
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Claude Parola
Internal Medicine 40 years experience
face rash/tingling: Go see a doctor, viral infection such as herpes zoster can do that( possible ramsay hunt syndrome).

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