A 30-year-old male asked:
I have pain in my neck going down the back of right arm. also my pointer finger feels numb, like when u get lidocaine for tooth ache.what causes this?
2 doctor answers • 4 doctors weighed in
Pain Management 36 years experience
Nerve impingement: can be caused by being sandwiched between two spinal bones, pressed by a bulging. It can cause muscle spasm and back pain, finger numbness, etc. Prevention treatment is always recommended. See interventional pain management specialist for definitive diagnosis and management.
4k viewsReviewed Nov 20, 2019
Orthodontics 53 years experience
Numbness: May be a pinched nerve. Have you seen a Neurologist? Ask your GP for a referral.
118 viewsAnswered Dec 07, 2019
Last updated Aug 8, 2021
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