A member asked:

I have neck pain sometimes back pain and i have numbness in both hands specially when i am sleeping and tingling too and sometimes numbness in both to?

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Dr. Rebecca Gliksman answered

Specializes in Internal Medicine

Neck pain/ numbness: Likely cervical disc disease with nerve compression . can consider different pillow, some times the buckwheat pillow helps as it molds easily to the shape . Consider c-spine films , MRI to assess degree of disease and, muscle relaxants, NSAIDS if not allergic, PT including traction for the neck pain. May also be carpal tunnel use splints, ergonomics at work, follow up with doctor/ urgent care

Answered 11/18/2018



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