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causes of front of neck numbness and tingling

A 51-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
51 years experience Neurology
Several items: If spinal cord is irritated by flexion or extension of neck, this can trigger electrical shock-like sensations due to posterior column of spinal cord ... Read More

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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ki-Hon Lin
24 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Possibly: A pinched nerve in the neck can cause neck pain as well as numbness and tingling. Goose bumps are not a common complaint but are certainly possible.
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A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
56 years experience Family Medicine
PRESSURE ON NERVES: Pain in neck radiating down the arm usually is from pressure on the nerves that originate from the neck you need to be evaluated by your doctor or an ... Read More
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A 51-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Guyer
45 years experience Orthopedic Spine Surgery
Disc problem: While most of the time it is not serious but it could be a sign of a disc problem or another condition called spinal stenosis. I would recommend your ... Read More
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A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Prem Gupta
47 years experience neurology
Trigeminal nerve: Sensations to the face are perceived via trigeminal nerve. Your complaint suggests left sided t. Nerve irritation. If persistent you may need imaging ... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Pollard
29 years experience Anesthesiology
See below: This could be anything from a migraine, a mild stroke or tia, to a pinched nerve in the head and neck region. I would suggest going to see a neurologi ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Allan Goldstein
55 years experience Internal Medicine
?disc: See doctor for evaluation.
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
51 years experience Neurology
Focal symptoms: Could be a migraine aura, possible transient cerebral ischemia, a focal sensory seizure, and if left arm only, maybe cardiac issue. Sometimes followi ... Read More
A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
56 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Carpel tunnel: Although there are other potential causes, the more common one would be carpel tunnel syndrome. Consult an orthopedist.
A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
46 years experience Family Medicine
YES: Should be confirmed with cervical MRI
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A 52-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
See details: There are several possibilities with lyme disease being one of them. See a neurologist.
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Daniel Mass
45 years experience Hand Surgery
Many things: Carpal tunnel syndrome is the most common cause of numbness in the hand on the thumb side. Cubital tunnel syndrome causes little finger numbness. If ... Read More
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jack Mutnick
16 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Numb: We worry about "thoracic outlet syndrome" but the person to best help is an orthopedic doctor. You might need an EMG by a neurologist as well. Start w ... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Paul Grin
Dr. Paul Grin answered
35 years experience Pain Management
Numbness ; tingling: There are variety possible causes for this condition including musculus-skeletal disorders of the cervical area, multiple sclerosis or carpal tunnel s ... Read More
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
51 years experience Neurology
No: This involves the distribution of the Greater Occipital Nerve of Arnold, and the area is behind and above one ear.
A 48-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Fisher
31 years experience Dermatology
Neck Pain: According to the U.S. National library of medicine and the national institutes of health, or nih, neck pain can arise from issues with the neck muscle ... Read More
A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bahman Omrani
16 years experience Pain Management
Subjective complaint: The symptoms listed are subjective, meaning there are no associated physical signs (at least via internet). A dr obtained medical history & physical e ... Read More
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A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Metzger
28 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Radiculopathy: This sounds like it is most likely to be cervical radiculopathy which results from a pinched nerve in the neck. This requires orthopedic evaluation. T ... Read More
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A 69-year-old male asked:
Dr. Paul Grin
Dr. Paul Grin answered
35 years experience Pain Management
Nerve impingement: can be caused by being sandwiched between two spinal bones, pressed by a bulging disc. It can cause muscle weakness and pain, finger numbness, etc. Pr ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Howard Schneider
33 years experience Pediatric Dentistry
Stroke : The symptoms you describe could be caused by a stroke and require immediate medical care. Please call EMS (911) and get taken to the nearest hospital ... Read More
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Dr. Larry Gottlieb
40 years experience Dentistry
Infection or trauma: Numbness and swelling can be a sign of infection. If you did not experience and trauma to your lip and you cannot explain it go to the dentist. See ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Howard Fox
41 years experience Podiatry
Many things: Including things that have nothing to do with the feet, like a pinched nerve in the lower back or leg. If both feet tingle, this may be a symptom of ... Read More
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A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Farhad Sigari
19 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Yes: Yes it can, one can try anti inflammatory medication (aspirin or ibuprofen). But if it continues, see your doctor.
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Prem Gupta
47 years experience neurology
Irritation of nerve: Occipital nerve is major nerve supplying the skin of back of head. It may be pinched or nerve roots in the upper neck may be pinched. See a neurologis ... Read More

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