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nerve pain down face and neck and into shoulder

A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Lynne Weixel
35 years experience in Clinical Psychology
Talk to surgeon: Return to the surgeon for a follow-up. They have your records and can best discover what has happened. It's too late for this issue - but learn from i ... Read More
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A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Sterling
44 years experience in Emergency Medicine
Yes,TheJigIsNatural: Well, that makes sense.If I put any area of my body into a rather un-natural position to then perform a natural function, I'm bound to feel something ... Read More
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A 65-year-old female asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience in Infectious Disease
Need evaluation: If the doctor seeing you doesn't know, there is little a consult on the internet can do. You might want a second opinion. This could be herpes of the ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Julian Bragg
16 years experience in Neurology
Consider neck issue: While the ulnar nerve can cause pain radiating up the arm, it is more typically associated with pain from the elbow to the hand. One possibility is t ... Read More
A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Lochemes
32 years experience in Orthopedic Surgery
Meningitis: I would get this looked into rather quickly. This could be something serious
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jason Rudolph
27 years experience in Orthopedic Surgery
Nerve: Unless you have a history of bone cancer (osteosarcoma), this sounds more like a pinched nerve in your neck.
A male asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience in Rheumatology
See details: This issue needs to be evaluated and treated. Yes it could be related to a pinched nerve.
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A 61-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mahmud Ibrahim
12 years experience in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Pinched nerve: Sounds like you may have a pinched nerve in the neck. Often patients will develop numbness, tingling, and pain that radiates from the neck down the ar ... Read More
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sadiqa Stelzner
27 years experience in Ophthalmology
Need full assessment: it could be anything from migraine, nerve, muscle or inflammation. We need to know the severity, quality, type of pain , duration and frequency of i ... Read More
A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Bicos
21 years experience in Orthopedic Surgery
Pinched nerve : You could have a pinched nerve in your neck. I would get it checked out.
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A female asked:
Dr. Laurence Badgley
52 years experience in General Practice
Worrisome: Acute pain in neck & pain radiating to both arms raises concern for cervical spine integrity. If a mechanical neck injury has occurred, then urgen ... Read More
A 53-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Goldman
54 years experience in Rheumatology
Pinched nerve : this is just a pinched nerve. However you can have muscle pain in the neck thatcan be felt in the arm and you can also have shoulder pain that could b ... Read More
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A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Earle
30 years experience in General Surgery
Maybe stress: Could be related to stress. Muscle tightness is really nonspecific, and does not point to some dangerous diagnosis. If it is really bothersome, see yo ... Read More
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A 53-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Oro
Dr. John Oro answered
42 years experience in Neurosurgery
Nerve pressure: You may have a disc problem or degenerative changes in the cervical (neck) spine with pressure on the nerves. In a few people, these symptoms go along ... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Alves
23 years experience in Emergency Medicine
May be fracture: Should see a dr, urgent care that can do xrays ok, for exam and imaging if warranted to be sure that warm feeling with moderate pain is not a broken b ... Read More
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A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Laurence Badgley
52 years experience in General Practice
Muscle spasm. : Absent injury, of which you made no mention, is probably muscle spasm from awkward neck posture while sleeping. Is common in people in thirties and i ... Read More
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A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Tariq Niazi
42 years experience in Orthopedic Surgery
Need to see an Orth-: Opod and/or a neurologist to be evaluated and diagnosed. Probably will need MRI of the c ; t spines as well as nerve conduction tests. Good luck!
A 54-year-old male asked:
Dr. Paul Grin
Dr. Paul Grin answered
35 years experience in 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
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A 56-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mark Kuhnke
39 years experience in General Surgery
Yes...: Take a break when you can, move your head and neck around and stretch up. You can also use gentle heat and nsaids (aspirin or Ibuprofen or naproxen) a ... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Manhar Kayastha
48 years experience in Family Medicine
Neck &shoulder pain: Your age? Any exercise related? or any strenuous activity to trigger this episode?! Sometimes arrival of shingles try local moist heat to af ... Read More
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
51 years experience in Neurology
Consider: Possible inflammatory problem, or maybe a nerve issue involving small fibres, which will not be picked up by your prior studies. Did EMG study brachi ... Read More
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A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
60 years experience in Internal Medicine
Unusual: Pinched nerves are usually affected by motion or position but not usually by the act of eating per se.
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Martin Schaeffer
30 years experience in Pain Management
Get Evaluated.: Although neck pain is very common and generally self limiting, the radicular type pain which you are describing may be a symptom of a more serious con ... Read More
A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Diane Minich
36 years experience in Family Medicine
Spinal stenosis: In the cervical region, tumor or other causes so see your doctor for an evaluation.

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