A member asked:

Large disc extrusion (c7), but pain is not severe. arm and hand are numb for 2 months. one surgeon said to wait, another wants to operate. who knows?

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Dr. Richard Pollard answered

Specializes in Anesthesiology

Talk to MD: Nerve symptoms such as numbness, pain and weakness are signs nerve is being compressed in some fashion. This may resolve, but if issues persist or get worse you need to choose a more aggressive option. Don't forget other modalities such as acupuncture and epidural injections.

Answered 4/24/2015



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