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A 36-year-old female asked:

Neck stiffness with trouble turning head, throat pain and inability to feel food going down or burping up muscles all on one side. pinched nerve neck?

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Dr. Paul Grin
Pain Management 37 years experience
Nerve impingement: can be caused by being sandwiched between two spinal bones, pressed by a bulging disc. It can cause muscle spasm and back pain. This condition must be professionally managed. See interventional pain management specialist for definitive diagnosis and management.
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