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Pain in neck and down the arm left side leading to a numb hand?

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Dr. Paul Grin
Dr. Paul Grin answered
35 years experience in Pain Management
Pinched nerve: Occurs when too much pressure is applied to a nerve by surrounding tissues. The common symptoms are numbness, sharp, aching or burning pain, which may radiate outward to your ear, eye, pharynx and extremities. Treatment: physical therapy, medications, cognitive behavioral therapy and acupuncture. The treatment is usually effective. Rec.: see a pain management specialist.
Answered on Nov 2, 2019
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