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A 51-year-old male asked:

3 bulging disc in my neck /pain and numbness in right arm from elbow to index finger and thumb doctor wants to refer neurologist is this correct?

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Dr. Jovita Anyanwu
Internal Medicine 31 years experience
Could be: or a neurosurgeon if surgical management is considered a possibility
Dr. Craig Morton
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 19 years experience
Pinched nerve: Neck pain that runs down the arm with or without numbness and tingling sounds like a pinched nerve in the neck. This is usually caused by a protruding disc or bone spur touching one of your spinal nerves as it leaves your neck. A neurologist can be a good start to get this evaluated.

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