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Cam a pinched nerve cause numbness in the back of the head and behind the ear?

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Dr. Troy Reyna
43 years experience in Pediatric Surgery
Yes: a pinched nerve hihg in the neck or cervical spine can produce symptoms as you have described. you may have a bone spur or disc narrowing the outlet of that particular nerve root. see you doctor. may need to see a neurologist.
Answered on May 28, 2017
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