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Can a pinched nerve in neck cause chest pain

A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
Cardiology 51 years experience
Cervical spine: A pinched nerve in the neck can certainly cause non cardiac chest pain.
Dr. Jordan Fersel
Pain Management 37 years experience
Yes: Pinched nerve in neck at c4, C5 levels can cause anterior chest pain.

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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Atif Haque
Neurosurgery 18 years experience
yes: Relatively rarely, a lower cervical radiculopathy can present with chest pain. Obviously, one would want to do a thorough workup of the much more comm... Read More
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ira Friedlander
Cardiac Electrophysiology 42 years experience
Not likely to be: cardiac in etiology. Ask for a referral to a neurosurgeon or orthopedist for treatment of your neck.
A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bahman Omrani
Pain Management 17 years experience
Radiculitis : A pinched or irritated nerve in the lower cervical/upper thoracic spine can cause the symptoms describes. Less common possibility is brachial neuritis... Read More
A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jordan Fersel
Pain Management 37 years experience
Absolutely: An MRI can confirm the diagnosis.
A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Claude Brachfeld
Cardiology 39 years experience
Not likely heart: Shooting pain is most often associated with a nerve problem, as you suggested. It is rare to find heart problems in your age group, and shooting pain... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lynne Weixel
Clinical Psychology 36 years experience
Could be: It also could be other things and while you don't say L or R and you're female and fairly young, it could even be related to your heart. So, call you... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Karen Johnston-Jones
Orthopedic Surgery 34 years experience
Ulnar nerve Sx: It is most likely that ur gerd is giving you the chest pain rather than your ulnar nerve. Patients w/ulnar nerve compression can have pain, numbness,... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tarek Shahbandar
Anesthesiology 22 years experience
Referred: There are neck pains that can radiate to the chest and vice versa. Be careful with any signs of chest pains, though, especially if you have shortness... Read More

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