A 46-year-old member asked:
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can constipation cause pinched nerves?

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Dr. Julia Sanchez
16 years experience Pain Management
No: Constipation is not a cause of 'pinched nerves'. Probably two unrelated problems.
Answered on Sep 21, 2017

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