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Can A Nerve Get Hit And Swollen
It is possible.: A bony overgrowths can develop due to a tumor or at the site of a recent or prior trauma. Have it evaluated and treated. ...Read more
The brain and spinal cord communicates with what is occurring in the internal organs and limbs by nerve fibers where are like electrical wires with insulation (myelin) and the "copper" (axon). Within brain and spinal cord these nerves connect to other nerves via synapses on both axons and dendrites. A nerve can carry information regarding sensations, and ...Read more
A bit more than that: A serious blow to the temple that results in a skull fracture can lacerate the middle meningeal artery and cause an epidural hematoma. This is a neurosurgical emergency that must be evaluated and treated promptly or a person can slip into a coma and die. A slower subdural hematoma can cause issues as well. Any head trauma with changes in mental status should be evaluated promptly. ...Read more
I had a freak fall. I hit my bottom which referred to upper back and neck. Ouch! It feels stiff and burns. I will see a doc. what needs to be done?
Exam and possibly xr: I am glad you are seeing your doctor. You need to be examined and you may need an x-ray depending on the exam findings. ...Read more
Anyone can get strok: Bad news: anyone can get a stroke. Diabetes, high blood pressure, high cholesterol, smoking, obesity, illicit drugs etc can increase your risk. A stroke is dangerous b/c if it doesn't kill you, it can be rather debilitating b/c you can't do what you used to do prior to stroke. Luckily, pinched nerve in neck is unrelated to stroke, although there is some concern w/rapid snapping movements of neck ...Read more
No: Which nerve? The important nerves at risk during a neck dissection or removal of a mass would be the branch of the facial nerve to the lower lip (marginal mandibular nerve), the accessory spinal nerve, which would make your shoulder weak. I suppose it would be possible they could have cut the phrenic nerve, which would cause some shortness of breath. None of these would cause dizziness. ...Read more
Can a pinched ulnar nerve cause my arm not to swing, my hand to swell and get pain from the neck and throught the whole arm and hand?
What can be causing a cold sensation in my neck and back of my head along with leg numbness my legs will o numb if i cross them orsit a certain way?
I'm a housekeeper and I have a sharp shooting pain from my wrist to my elbow.. You can see the tendent is stretched tight..
I have a pince nerve in my neck could someone send me a MRI and see how a pince nerve look in ur neck please and do a pince nerve make u have tension?
MRI: The nerves come off of your spinal cord and exit the spine through little spaces between the vertebrae called neural foramina. These spaces can become narrowed, often due to bone spurs or disc problems. This can cause pain, numbness, tingling in different places depending on which nerve is affected. This MRI image shows narrowing at arrow 1 and more normal other side, arrow 2. ...Read more
I was at work and dropped a can of soup on my foot. All of a sudden, the area where the can hit hurts really bad. Could it be serious?
See a dentist ASAP: A tooth infection won't go away without treatment and the infection may spread to your lymph nodes, cheeks, sinus and to other areas of your head and neck. OTC pain medications such as NSAIDs, Tylenol (acetaminophen) or prescribe antibiotics can all reduce the symptoms, but none of these treats the cause. Visit a dentist ASAP for definitive diagnosis and treatment. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I hit the top of my hand on the corner of a drawer really hard and now my hand is cold all the time and I have pain from the wrist to my elbow. Di I maybe hit a nerve or a blood vessel?
Can a possible pinched nerve or bad posture be causing my headaches? They are usually in one spot of my head and its more like a pressure feeling.Thx
Possibly: Sometimes a problem with the occipital nerve can cause pain in the back of the head. Posture is probably not related. However this type of discomfort is nonspecific, meaning there are lots of possible causes. Probably should be checked by a neurologist. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can wrist tendonitis cause trapped nerve, forearm is painful as well as tingling, numb, loss of feeling. Can't get a doc appointment for a week, help!
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