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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Zachary Levine
28 years experience Neurosurgery
Neck pain: The shunt can be a cause, but more likely it is cervical strain or possibly a cervical disk herniation. I would get an exam by a neurosurgeon or neuro ... Read More
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Dr. Karen Johnston-Jones
34 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Radiculopathy : Your symptoms sound more like a cervical (neck) radiculopathy (pinched nerve) than a problem with your shunt. However, i would rec that you first hav ... Read More
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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Carol Van der Harst
35 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Yes: You are describing nerve pain. An EMG consists of testing the health and speed of your nerve function, followed by electrode insertion to the muscle ... Read More
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bradford Romans
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Pinched nerve.: See a Neurologist for the needed work up.
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A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. Christopher DePorter
30 years experience Podiatry
Consider Sciatica: The sciatic nerve runs down the buttocks, to the leg and terminates its branches in the feet. Consult your primary care doctor for Sciatic nerve impi ... Read More
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A 57-year-old female asked:
Dr. Komal Naik
19 years experience Neurology
Nerve issue : Pain and numbness in a limb sounds like a pinched nerve. It can be pinched in the neck or wrist as well as possibly other places in the arm. Carpal ... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Feola
31 years experience Internal Medicine
S/P MVA: With these symptoms after an MVA you need a prompt exam with focused NEURO EXAM /LABS/NECK X-RAY .Please see your doctor urgently if weakness develop ... Read More
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A 40-year-old male asked:
Dr. Edward Smith
54 years experience Neurology
Yes and what else?: Left side of what? Face? Arm? Leg? A combination of the above? Sudden onset? Weakness? Speech disturbance? Walking/balance problems?
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gary Pess
Dr. Gary Pess answered
40 years experience Hand Surgery
Yes: When applied to the skin it can cause a warm and numb feeling.
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Aaron Haug
14 years experience Neurology
Several causes.: Hand numbness is usually related to a problem with the nerves. There can be a pinch on the nerve in the wrist (carpal tunnel syndrome) or a pinch on t ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Maughon
24 years experience Pain Management
Neuropathy: Really depends upon where in the back you're talking about. It can be due to a neuritis which is an inflammation of the nerves. We sometimes see this ... Read More
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