A 48-year-old male asked:
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I have broad osteophyte complex w/ moderate foraminal stenosis in C6/7. Neck pain, esp. left shoulder & arm. Is a bone spur pressing on nerve root?

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Dr. David Cohen
41 years experience in Internal Medicine
See below: Those symptoms may be due to compression of a nerve root from your cervical spine. Discuss this with your doctor.
Answered on Jul 28, 2014
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