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Fair Lawn, NJ
A 27-year-old female asked:

Neuro said i had severe pinched nerves in neck or "cervical radiculopathy" he said this is cause of my very mild swallowing and breathing issues true?

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Dr. Mark Fisher
Neurology 34 years experience
Insufficient data: Does "neuro" mean neurologist or neurosurgeon? Why did you meekly accept the answer but then post here? Ask doc to explain the neuroanatomy: EXACTLY what cervical levels, roots &/or nerves are affected & which ones involve breathing & which swallowing. Ask to review test results (MRI, CT, myelogram or EMG/NCS). Finally, if no treatment is recommended, I suggest seeking another opinion.
Dr. Hamsa Jayaraj
Internal Medicine 54 years experience
You can also get second opinion from a Health Tap neurologist-video-consult.
Apr 8, 2016

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