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can a pinched nerve in neck cause nausea

A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Rosenfeld
26 years experience in 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 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mark Fisher
33 years experience in Neurology
Insufficient data: Does "neuro" mean neurologist or neurosurgeon? Why did you meekly accept the answer but then post here? Ask doc to explain the neuroanatomy: EXACTLY w ... Read More
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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
51 years experience in 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 51-year-old female asked:
Dr. Thomas Dowling
39 years experience in Orthopedic Spine Surgery
Rarely is it serious: & yes pinched nerve causing pain into arm is cervical radiculopathy. 90% are treated non op & get better-10% require surgery with > 90% su ... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Anne Phelan-adams
Specializes in Family Medicine
Yes, but it's not: likely. Before assuming the cause is pinched nerve in the neck, other possible causes must be investigated. You should see a doctor about this. Dr. ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Kent
11 years experience in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Yes: A pinched nerve certainly can, most notably in a distribution starting at the base of your skull in the back and wrapping up around your scalp and ont ... Read More
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A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. Soren Singel
28 years experience in Neurosurgery
No: Body tremors is not what you would typically get from nerve root compression (pinched nerve) in the neck.
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Andrea Brand
Specializes in Family Medicine
No: Strokes are caused by decreased blood flow to the brain or bleeding in the brain. A pinched nerve in the neck does not affect the brain.
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A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Kam
Dr. David Kam answered
35 years experience in 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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A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Atif Haque
17 years experience in Neurosurgery
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 41-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bahman Omrani
16 years experience in Pain Management
Cervicogenic facial : If the higher nerves in the neck (c2 and c3) are pinched, usually from a disc herniation, spondylosys, and also rheumatoid arthritis, radicular pain ... Read More
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A 41-year-old male asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience in Cardiology
Cervical spine: A pinched nerve in the neck can certainly cause non cardiac chest pain.
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A 43-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Masson
32 years experience in Neurosurgery
It can: The pinched nerve can cause a occipital headache if it is at the c34 level, otherwise indirect muscular headaches can occur from mechanical disc and m ... Read More
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A 41-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bahman Omrani
16 years experience in Pain Management
Pinched nerve : Tingling and numbness in the upper extremities is usually caused by pinched or compressed nerve as in pinched nerve in the neck, carpal tunnel syndrom ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. TORY MCJUNKIN
18 years experience in Pain Management
Pinched nerve: A pinched nerve is also called radiculitis and causes radiating nerve root pain. People typically feel shooting or stabbing pain (can be constant or e ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Chaim Colen
18 years experience in Neurosurgery
Unlikely: Sensation in the face is mediated through cranial nerves which are separate from spinal nerves. Depending on the type of pain that you have, one of th ... Read More
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A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Chukwuka Okafor
15 years experience in Orthopedic Spine Surgery
It should not: It is not typical for pinched nerve in neck to cause throat tightness. Go see your doctor for evaluation.
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Atif Haque
17 years experience in Neurosurgery
abdominal pain: Potentially, a pinched thoracic nerve could cause pain that radiates around the flank and possibly to the abdomen. Thoracic pinched nerves are much le ... Read More
A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Prem Gupta
47 years experience in neurology
No: Pinched nerve in neck causes numbness and tingling in one or both arms depending on the side of pinching. The numbness on face and body suggests probl ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Allen Seely
30 years experience in General Practice
USUALLY a disc: A 'pinched nerve' can be due to a 'bulging disc' or a 'bone spur' or a combination of both.
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Larry Armstrong
26 years experience in Neurosurgery
Yes: You are describing symptoms like radicular symptoms where a pinched nerve in the neck may cause pain and/or numbness/tingling in the arm/fingers. Yo ... Read More
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A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. Adam Lewis
34 years experience in Neurosurgery
Herniated disc: A herniated disc in the neck can cause a pinched nerve or pressure on the spinal cord. Depending on the severity of the compression, the pain can radi ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Walter Husar
32 years experience in Neurology
Yes: If the fourth thoracic nerve root is involved, then the breast pain can be a symptom.

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