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Pinched nerve causing fainting

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Dr. Anne Phelan-adams
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Yes, but it's not: likely. Before assuming the cause is pinched nerve in the neck, other possible causes must be investigated. You should see a doctor about this. Dr.... Read More

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A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Zachariah George
Neurosurgery 15 years experience
Not usually: I'm sorry, but people with pinched nerves usually don't give this kind of history. Hope you get some answers.
Dr. Joel Cooperman
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 46 years experience
Probably: Should get cervical spine xrays. Nerves from neck affect sensation to upper back. May need to evaluate ypur posture and exercise. Try an osteopathic p... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. J. Yusuf Erskine
Holistic Medicine 32 years experience
Complex answer: If this has happened more than once you need to see your doctor to determine what is going on and the cause.
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eric Levin
Psychiatry 41 years experience
Many things: Could be anxiety or medical problems. I suggest you see your family physician. Make sure you ask your family members if they have ever had anything li... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stuart Hickerson
Family Medicine 32 years experience
Multiple: Multiple things, but tops on the lists are neurological promblems like acoustic neuroma or multiple sclerosis; concussion or meniere's disease. Expos... Read More
A 44-year-old male asked:
Dr. Charles Cattano
Gastroenterology 39 years experience
A lot of symptoms!: Substernal discomfort of any kind is not to be ignored--its a warning sign that something may be wrong inside your chest. Please see my many healthta... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Derrick Lonsdale
Preventive Medicine 73 years experience
If you are a smoker: It is the cigarettes that are doing this. It also depends on whether your diet is good or not
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Samuel Freedman
Pediatrics 9 years experience
Hypotension: This sounds like a drop in blood pressure. The body tries to recover from dropping pressure by speeding up heart rate.
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dimitri Novitzky
Thoracic Surgery 52 years experience
Roxicodone (oxycodone) and < 3 %: Body as a Whole: abdominal pain, accidental injury, allergic reaction, back pain, chills and fever, fever, flu syndrome, infection, neck pain, pain, p... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Louis Gallia
Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery 45 years experience
Unclear: Could be a number of things. See an ENT doc, who will do an exam and hearing tests.

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