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how long does a pinched nerve in the neck last

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Dr. Bennett Machanic
52 years experience Neurology
Suggest: Have your doctor check it out, as you may have a discogenic compression affecting a nerve rootlet in your spinal area, and the arm pain is a referred ... Read More

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A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bahman Omrani
17 years experience Pain Management
No : To sciatica and not directly related in the neck.
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Dr. Larry Grissom
43 years experience Radiology
No: Stroke occurs in the brain. Sciatica refers to irritation of nerves originating in the spinal cord.
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Dr. Chukwuka Okafor
16 years experience Orthopedic Spine Surgery
No: Stroke occurs as a result of an insult to the brain. Typically due to lack of blood supply to a portion of the brain, which occurs following a bleed o ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Julia Sanchez
17 years experience Pain Management
Variable: It depends on the cause of the pain. When inflammation and swelling in the spinal canal decreases, the symptoms improve. If it has been there for over ... Read More
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A 42-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Sniezek
38 years experience Pain Management
Variable: There are very degrees of nerve involvement ranging from mild and self-limiting to severe, which may require surgical decompression. As such, an accur ... Read More
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A 49-year-old male asked:
Dr. J. Devon Lowdon
41 years experience Internal Medicine
Neck dizziness: Because of nerve pathways between brain and neck that have to do with position sense, abnormal nerve activity in the neck is often associated with diz ... 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 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bahman Omrani
17 years experience Pain Management
Timing : Vicodin's ineffectiveness may be due to worsening of your condition, but more likely due to tolerance to opiates. There is a sense of urgency with t ... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Paul Garrett
40 years experience Radiology
Neck, arm pain: This question is not appropriate as it is patient specific. Having stated that, yes cervical nerves do travel to the neck and upper extremity and can ... Read More
A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. Paul Grin
Dr. Paul Grin answered
36 years experience Pain Management
See pain management: Nerve impingement can be caused by nerve being sandwiched between two spinal bones, pressed by a bulging disc. It can cause muscle spasm and back pain ... Read More
A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Edward Hellman
29 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Depends: It is a little unusual to have a "pinched nerve in my trapezius" as you put it. Pinched nerves in the neck are fairly common, or muscular injuries to ... Read More

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