A 31-year-old female asked:
My left arm, neck and leg becomes numb and most times there's sensations of choking and pain on shoulder joint and upper back. i was hospitalized for further tests, blood, xray, brain mri.. all came back clear. i don't know what to do?
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Family Medicine 32 years experience
Choking: Did you get an MRI of neck? Your symptoms of left arm, neck and leg pain would suggest an abnormality compressing your nerve in your upper spine. Your choking would suggest dysfunction of your recurrent laryngeal nerve which comes off your vagus nerve. This exits the skull from your jugular foreamen which is near your C1, C2 cervical vertebra. This would be an area to focus on.
130 viewsAnswered Oct 21, 2019
Last updated Oct 21, 2019
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