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pinched nerve in neck affecting breathing?

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Dr. Walter Husar
Neurology 33 years experience
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 innervates the diaphragm.

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Last updated Apr 15, 2019

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