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A 31-year-old female asked:

Mri 4 mnth ago 3 sm central herniations c4-c7. recent onset of const. numb middle finger pad. nerve pn arm. likely from herniation or carpal tunnel?

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Dr. Richard Zimon
Internal Medicine 61 years experience
Good question!: and the answer may be obtained with an EMG/NCS a study of the muscles and nerves in your upper extremity. Clinical examination may also provide clues. Start with your PCP (Primary Care Provider) who may want to refer you to a specialist. Hope this helps Dr Z
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