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A 34-year-old female asked:

Severe arm and hand tingling like electric shock when i tilt my head back also neck pain arm numbness?

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Dr. Robert Kent
Physical & Rehabilitation Medicine 14 years experience
Radiculopathy: It sounds like a disc has herniated in your neck or some other issues closing off the opening your nerve roots run through to exit the cervical spine. These are classic symptoms and I recommend seeing a physician sooner than later to identify if there is anything emergent or surgical necessity to avoid arm paralysis. You may not need anything but a Medrol (methylprednisolone) dose pack, but get checked to be sure.
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