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Gilmer, TX
A 30-year-old female asked:

Left ring finger,pinky,hand,arm,& shoulder suddenly went numb 2 days ago.cyst in spinal canal,c spine area. go to er or wait to see neuro on 30th?

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Dr. Edward Hellman
Orthopedic Surgery 30 years experience
Er: If you are not able to contact the neurosurgeon to be seen immediately, and you been diagnosed with an abnormality within your spinal canal, and now you are noticing a sudden and distinct worsening in your neurological symptoms, I would go to the Er to be seen immediately. Preferably to the Er of the hospital that your specialist has privileges at.
Last updated Mar 21, 2017

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