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Pinched nerve in neck numbness in hand

A female asked:
Dr. Rowlin Lichter
Orthopedic Surgery 73 years experience
C5-6 disc: You need an MRI to establish the Dx of a disc rupture. You may need a new disc. Check with an orthopedist, neurosurgeon or isa operation frightens yo... Read More
Dr. Krishna Kumar
Psychiatry 56 years experience
Pinched nerve numbn: I understand your distress of pinched nerve and numbness of left forearm hand and 2 middle fingers, Naproxen is an anti-inflammatory medication for p... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Shari Schabowski
Specializes in Emergency Medicine
Nerve impingement: These symptoms most likely arise in your neck/cervical spine. It can also arise from your brain from something like a stroke but this is less likely ... Read More
A male asked:
Dr. David Ditsworth
Neurosurgery 50 years experience
You : You can buy a soft collar at most pharmacies. You can also buy a self use, over-the-door, type of neck traction device with a water bag at most pharma... Read More
Dr. Richard Pollard
Anesthesiology 31 years experience
Spine Surgeon: This can come from several issues, the most concerning would be a pinched nerve in the neck. First see a spine surgeon, they will get an MRI or other ... Read More
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Brian Broker
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 31 years experience
Pinched nerve: Yes, most likely a pinched nerve although there are several possible causes. You should start be seeing your primary care doctor. You may only need ph... Read More
A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Mark Weston
Orthopedic Spine Surgery 32 years experience
See spine specialist: MRI nexk rule out c6nerve rootcpinch between c5 and c6 could be a disc herniation or bone spur You symptoms sound most like cervical radiculopathy of ... Read More
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edwin Ishoo
A Verified Doctoranswered
29 years experience
Cheek numbness: Its is possible but since we have no information about you, not even your age let alone any medical history, no relevant response can be offered. If s... Read More
A 38-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bac Nguyen
Family Medicine 24 years experience
Sure it can: Depending on the location and severity of the impingement, a pinched nerve in your neck can certainly cause symptoms along its path--as seen example p... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Chaim Colen
Neurosurgery 20 years experience
Unlikely: Sensation in the face is mediated through cranial nerves which are separate from spinal nerves. Depending on the type of pain that you have, one of th... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Gofeld
Pain Management 33 years experience
Yes: This is quite typical in case of the occipital neuralgia: pain and numbness of scalp.
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Prem Gupta
neurology 49 years experience
No: Pinched nerve in neck causes numbness and tingling in one or both arms depending on the side of pinching. The numbness on face and body suggests probl... Read More
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