A 21-year-old male asked:
when to get medical assistance on a pinched nerve?
1 doctor answer • 1 doctor weighed in
Neurosurgery 29 years experience
Depends - info pls: This depends on which nerve, what you mean by "pinched", how bad any pain is, and whether or not there is neurological dysfunction (like weakness). Please provided more information so that we can help you.
Last updated Aug 21, 2020
Connect with a U.S. board-certified doctor by text or video anytime, anywhere.
$15 per month
Content on HealthTap (including answers) should not be used for medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment, and interactions on HealthTap do not create a doctor-patient relationship. Never disregard or delay professional medical advice in person because of anything on HealthTap. Call your doctor or 911 if you think you may have a medical emergency.