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Can a pinched nerve in neck cause swelling on lower skull

A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Morton Levitt
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Pinched Nerve: A pinched nerve in the neck can cause temporary and limited episodes of dizziness but it shouldn't necessarily persist as long periods of dizziness. T ... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Paul Grin
Dr. Paul Grin answered
36 years experience Pain Management
Nerve impingement: Of the neck is a very common problem, affecting about 10-12% percent of the adult population in the us. Nerve impingement can be caused by being sandw ... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Paul Grin
Dr. Paul Grin answered
36 years experience Pain Management
Pinched nerve: Occurs when too much pressure is applied to a nerve by surrounding tissues. The common symptoms are numbness, sharp, aching or burning pain, which may ... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mark Fisher
34 years experience 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 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Steven Simon
38 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
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 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Thomas Dowling
40 years experience 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 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Karl Schultz
29 years experience Neurosurgery
Yes: Often a pinched nerve in the neck or other cause of neck muscle stiffness can cause the "greater occipital nerve" to get irritated and produce sensati ... Read More
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Yelena Kipervas
23 years experience Family Medicine
Recommendation : You have this problems over 2 years on an of. Did you see a doctor? If not, it makes sense to make appointment, because pain spreads down to shoulders ... Read More
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Dr. Paul Gause
19 years experience Orthopedic Spine Surgery
Probably not: The nerves that exit the cervical spine do not give any sensation to the face and therefore will not cause facial pain when irritated. The upper-most ... Read More
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A 61-year-old female asked:
Dr. Milton Mintz
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History trauma??: At your age possibly arthritis. See your pcp.
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