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Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Yes: A brain tumor is a malignant or non- malignant mass in the brain. A pinched nerve can caused by compression anywhere from a nerve root or more distal.

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A 43-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ihab Ibrahim
28 years experience Pain Management
Neurology Eval: May help put you at ease. Bring all your test results, and write out your complaints, how long you have had them. Good luck!
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A 50-year-old female asked:
Dr. Scott Tromanhauser
34 years experience Orthopedic Spine Surgery
Get 2nd opinion: Those conditions don't quite fit together. Seek specialist care. A spine physiatrist is a good start or neurologist.
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A 50-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charles Rocamboli
17 years experience Family Medicine
Not Likely related: The herniated disks have nothing to do with a significant increase in stroke risk, if that is your question.
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 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Goodrich
38 years experience Neurosurgery
Pinched nerve: The two most common causes of nerve entrapment in the neck are a herniated disc or bony spurs called osteophytes, the last most common occurs later in ... Read More
A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. Soren Singel
28 years experience Neurosurgery
No: Body tremors is not what you would typically get from nerve root compression (pinched nerve) in the neck.
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A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Dariush Saghafi
32 years experience Neurology
Not at all: Localized swelling in a limb implies that there is a local inflammatory reaction going on or possibly a vascular block a pinched nerve, however, will ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lali Sekhon
31 years experience Neurosurgery
Yes: This is the commonest symptom with numbness, tingling or weakness also possible
A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Rowlin Lichter
71 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
WAD: I have not heard of or seen reported nerve avulsion from Whiplash Associate Disorders. The brachial plexus (mostly arm) nerves can be stretched and b ... Read More
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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Rhett Griggs
18 years experience Hand Surgery
Variable: Pain, burning, numbness, tingling, weakness and clumsiness generally.
A 42-year-old male asked:
Dr. Daniel Para
29 years experience General Surgery
Not likely: The sciatic nerve is anatomically larger than the ilioinguinal nerve. Mrn is not widely available. The ilioinguinal nerve is not as likely to be seen ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Prem Gupta
47 years experience neurology
no : Nerves to arm come from lower neck.
A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Polina Liss
24 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes: Herniated cervical (neck) disks can compress nerves that serve the arms.
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ki-Hon Lin
24 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Pinched nerve: It is certainly possible for a pinched nerve to "heal." in many cases, pinched nerves are caused by herniated discs, and these can heal/resolve with ... Read More
A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tung Nguyen
30 years experience Neurosurgery
Possibly: Nerve injury implies some kind of damage to the nerve itself. While spinal cord and nerves are both nervous tissue, nerves typically are structures th ... Read More
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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 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Andrea Brand
Specializes in Family Medicine
No: Strokes are caused by decreased blood flow to the brain or bleeding in the brain. A pinched nerve in the neck does not affect the brain.
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A member asked:
Dr. Anne Phelan-adams
Specializes in Family Medicine
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 73-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
51 years experience Neurology
Aggressive approach: An electrical stimulator seems to me to be a rather severe remedy for a condition which can usually be well controlled with simple interventions. Are ... Read More
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Terms differ: Nerve injury implys something(trauma, disease) that interfers with the health of a nerve.It implys there may or may not be loss of function , be tempo ... Read More
A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jose J Monsivais
49 years experience Hand Surgery
No: The nerves are outside the axial skeleton, and the spinal cord is contained in the bony structure.
A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Pollard
29 years experience Anesthesiology
See below: The neuropathy could be from the nerve block, but could also be from the surgery itself. It is possible that the needle could have damaged the nerve, ... Read More
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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.

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