A member asked:

Can a neck spasm or pinched nerve cause tingling on left side of head and arm?

3 doctors weighed in across 2 answers
Dr. Farhad Sigari answered

Specializes in Otolaryngology/Head and Neck Surgery

Yes: Yes it can, one can try anti inflammatory medication (aspirin or ibuprofen). But if it continues, see your doctor.

Answered 10/22/2020


Dr. Larry Greenbaum answered

Specializes in Internal Medicine - rheumatology

Yes: A pinched nerve on the left side of the neck can cause numbness, tingling, spasms, or weakness in the left side of the neck or the left arm.

Answered 7/13/2018



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