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Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
31 years experience Psychiatry
Glossopharyngeal N.: Oral sensation, taste & salivation.

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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
31 years experience Psychiatry
Cranial nerve XI: Spinal Accessory nerve, supplies the Sternocleidomastoid & Trapezius muscles. Help rotate the head & elevate shoulders.
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Djamchid Lotfi
57 years experience Neurology
None !!: We only have 12 cranial nerves !
A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
51 years experience Neurology
Oculomotor nerve: The following can occur: a large unreactive pupil, lack of function of most of eye muscles which control movement of the eye, drooping of eyelid.
A 42-year-old male asked:
Dr. Derron Wilson
24 years experience Pain Management
Location: Both nerves have predictable locations that they supply sensation that typically can be determined by a history and physical.
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A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Will Moorehead
51 years experience Orthopedic Spine Surgery
YES: Damage to the nerves that supply the perineum may result in penile numbness. It is well known that bicycle riding, which is an excellent aerobic exerc ... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
51 years experience Ophthalmology
No recourse: A crushed optic nerve (how did this happen to you?) causes permanent changes which will alter the vision sometimes severely. There is currently no tr ... Read More
A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Walter Husar
32 years experience Neurology
Need more info: If your question is whether a pinched nerve in your neck affect breathing, possibly if there is compession of the 4th cervical nerve root that innerva ... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Atif Haque
17 years experience Neurosurgery
possibly: If your numbness matches the characteristic distribution of known cutaneous nerves of the scalp, you might be suffering from a neuralgia. Talk to your ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Olav Jaren
18 years experience Neurology
Erector spinae nerve: The nerve supply of the erector spinae muscles arises from the posterior branches of the spinal nerves.
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jason Boyer
17 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Radial nerve palsy: Is a condition inwhich the radial nerve ceases to function. It can be temposary if the nerve was just bruised, or it can be permanent if the nerve wa ... Read More
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A 60-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Michalski
35 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Radiculopathy: Typically you will feel referred, burning, radicular pain in a dermatomal distribution, depending upon which nerve root is being compressed.
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A 63-year-old female asked:
Dr. Martin Morell
28 years experience Rheumatology
If: Placed correctly should help with pinched nerve, sometimes they migrate (leads) go have them checked.
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Olav Jaren
18 years experience Neurology
Vagus nerve / spine: Spinal stenosis should not affect the vagus nerve. The vagus nerve is safely outside of the spinal canal. In spinal stenosis, it is the spinal canal ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Qamar Khan
16 years experience Pain Management
Depends: If you've done the physical therapy and no relief, then injections like epidural steroid injections or facet joint injections may be the next treatmen ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Kent
11 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Possible: You could have some facial numbness or eye twitching from pinched nerves, but they do not normally go together. If it remains more than two weeks, you ... Read More
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Chukwuka Okafor
15 years experience Orthopedic Spine Surgery
Yeah: Yeah at times you will note on a radiology report that a bone spur (osteophyte), or herniated disc is causing nerve impingement. That is the medical w ... Read More
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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kenneth Tepper
24 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Yes: The herniated disc can compress the nerve.
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Craig Morton
17 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
See below: The piriformis is a muscle in your hip that helps to externally rotate your leg. (turn your leg out). The sciatic nerve runs behind this muscle and s ... Read More
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A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
Yes: But since you present no details of your symptoms, it is impossible to say. See a doctor and determine is an electromyogram would be helpful in making ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Anatoly Belilovsky
34 years experience Pediatrics
Yes.: If the compression is severe enough to stop nerve conduction, atrophy of the affected muscles is likely.
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Kreb III
49 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Thanks for asking!: Any severe stretch or pressure can cause sciatic irritation.Make sure the person doing the treatment is well trained.
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A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mark Weston
30 years experience Orthopedic Spine Surgery
Yes: Classically it causes numbness and shocking pain from elbow to hand bur have heard this described esp with subluxating ulnar nerve.
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stephen Massimi
12 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Yes, it can: The sural nerve is a purely sensory nerve and damage to it can cause numbness on the outside of your ankle and foot.
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