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Spinal compression arm and leg

A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bradford Romans
A Verified Doctoranswered
Internal Medicine 38 years experience
Severe pain locally: Or radiating pain, numbness weakness.
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Walter Husar
Neurology 34 years experience
Depends: It’s depends how long ago, did you have your spinal block. Usually resolves in several days.
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Douglas Bourgon
Radiology 23 years experience
Spine injury level: Your spinal cord is made up of nerve tracts running up and down to and from your brain to the rest of your body. A spinal cord injury at the level of... Read More
A 20-year-old member asked:
Dr. Douglas McNeill
Family Medicine 50 years experience
2 different things: I am assuming your 'section' was a caesarian section and the block was placed in your lower back. If so, shooting pains in your arms is absolutely un... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kenneth Liu
Neurosurgery 21 years experience
Either.: Depending on the location of the tumor, one or both sides of your body can be affected. Speak to your physician if you are concerned.
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ki-Hon Lin
Orthopedic Surgery 26 years experience
No: Often if you are feeling stimulation in your belly then the stimulator is not in an optimal position. A stimulator placed in your thoracic spine woul... Read More
A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
Infectious Disease 57 years experience
See a back surgeon: You need to be examined, undergo imaging studies and have a detailed evaluation both diagnostically and therapeutically. Please do this soon.
A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Adam Lewis
Neurosurgery 36 years experience
Herniated disc: The symptoms that you describe are consistent with a herniated disc in the neck. I suspect the headaches originate from the neck and are unrelated to ... Read More
A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Paul Velt
Diagnostic Radiology 43 years experience
Yes to both : That pinch or narrowing of the spinal canal causes you to have pain. Pain when you move it is a signal that if you don't move it it will not hurt. Lac... Read More
A 72-year-old female asked:
Dr. Steven Simon
A Verified Doctoranswered
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 39 years experience
Yes it can: Stenosis or tightening can restrict the function if spinal cord or it's trunk nerves that leave the cord to go into arms or legs. An EMG test will det... Read More
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