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A 48-year-old male asked:
Dr. Joseph Billings
Specializes in Orthopedic Surgery
Nerve injury: A herniated disk can cause nerve pinching. By reducing nerve inflammation it may reduce your pain. The doctor may suggest medication, injections, or ... Read More
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Dr. Douglas Fronzaglia ii, do, ms
20 years experience Geriatrics
No: There should be no connection.
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A 56-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bikash Bose
44 years experience Neurosurgery
No/Cervical spine : Those are herniated discs in the neck. They will mainly affect sensations or strength of the arm muscles
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Dr. Luis Villaplana
34 years experience Internal Medicine
YOU NEED TO SEE : The neurosurgeon or spine specialist. Usually you would get referred by your family doctor.
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A male asked:
Dr. Lori Lange
Specializes in Family Medicine
No: I would not do OMT on someone with a herniated cervical disk. You could cause more injury. Could you use hands on- to feel for tissue texture changes? ... Read More
A 62-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Cohen
33 years experience Neurology
Plenty: Hopefully you have tried anti-inflammatory medications, either over the counter, or by prescription. Make sure the doses were adequate. We sometimes ... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tung Nguyen
30 years experience Neurosurgery
Yes: C5-6 disc herniations can irritate the C6 nerve root, which affect the shoulder, arm, down to the thumb. It is very possible that your symptoms are re ... Read More
A 53-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
48 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
I doubt it: There no evidence that people have large chest have more cervical disc problems. There are study to show if a lady have large breasts that could strai ... Read More
A 61-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Rosenfeld
26 years experience Pain Management
See below: Sounds like muscle spasm to some degree. I would also question if MRI showed disc degeneration and/or facet joint inflammation in which case you migh ... Read More
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Dr. Neill M. Wright, Md
31 years experience Neurosurgery
Surgery : Surgery and injections are not interchangeable options- they work in completely different ways. The decision is made typically on what symptoms you h ... Read More
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