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A 34-year-old member asked:

Can a c5 herniated disk cause face tingling?

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Dr. Atif Haque
Orthopedic Spine Surgery 19 years experience
No: Facial tingling would not be related.
Dr. William Betts
34 years experience
No: The fifth cranial nerve can cause face tingling (called trigeminal nerve because it has 3 facial distributions v1, v2 and v3). C5 is a nerve root and goes to the arm.

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