A 55-year-old female asked:
Does narrowing of the cervical vertabraes c-4 thru c-7 cause neck pain & breathing problems i have like a dry cough?
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Internal Medicine 30 years experience
Cspine : Narrowing of the cspine spaces probably implies disc compression or degeneration. Mri would provide more specific details. Symptoms definitely can include neck pain, as well as numbness or pain down an arm. Respiratory problems such as difficuly breathing or dry cough are unlikely.
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Pain Management 17 years experience
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Last updated Mar 26, 2020
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