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Kirkland, WA
A 41-year-old female asked:

Can c6-c7 nerve impingement cause permanent damage i've had the pain for 10 years it's only recently been diagnosed. cervical epidural recommended?

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Dr. Mark Matsunaga
Pain Management 35 years experience
Get a diagnosis: need to get a dx first. does the pain radiate into the arm? numbness and tingling? MRI or X-ray to r/o infection or tumor and is none a cervical epidural can be offered (indication: neck pain with pain radiation into upper extremity. If no radicular pain, no epidural. Permanent damage usually follows constant neurological symptoms, numbers tingling weakness.

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Last updated Jan 18, 2018

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