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Can my dizziness be caused by pinched nerve?

Can my dizziness be caused by pinched nerve?

Possible: However the nerve that is injured that would cause dizziness is either in the head or in the brain stem. So unless these areas were injured unlikely that dizziness is associated with pinched nerve. Some people who have a lot of pain, can have a vasovagal response in which the body is trying to cope with the pain and can cause you to feel sick to your stomach, dizziness or feeling of passing out. ...Read more

Nerve (Definition)

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


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Can diarrhea be caused by nerves?

Can diarrhea be caused by nerves?

Yes: Diarrhea can be caused by a condition of being nervous, but it quickly disappears after the nervousness is gone. ...Read more

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Can neuropathy be caused by cysts?

Can neuropathy be caused by cysts?

sometimes: Subcutaneous cysts cannot. Cysts arising in or near the spine or joints can cause nerve compression. ...Read more

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Will headaches be caused by heart problems?

Will headaches be caused by heart problems?

Possible: More common causes such as migraines , HTN , hyoglycemia , etc are usually checked out first. Input from neuro may be helpful too. If all is negative... Then echo , holter, tilt table test etc can be done. ...Read more

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Could pituitary problems be caused by a whiplash injury?

Could pituitary problems be caused by a whiplash injury?

Rarely!!!!: But possible trauma , especially if head was hit also could cause shearing of pituitary stalk, or bleeding in area of pituitary. ...Read more

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Can bursitis be caused by thyroid disease? More specifically hypothyroid?

Can bursitis be caused by thyroid disease? More specifically hypothyroid?

Yes but also no: We c an see buritis with a lot of conditions. There are musculoskeletal syndrome with hypothyroidism. Be certain you and your physician have you on a treatment program. Sometiem therapy includes physicial therapy, exercise, injections ...Read more

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Can migraines be caused by an undiagnosed neck problem?

Can migraines be caused by an undiagnosed neck problem?

Yes: You may have compression of the greater occipital nerve which emerges in the back of the neck. www.themigrainereliefcenter.com. ...Read more

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Can pituitary malfunction be caused by whiplash or other neck injuries? Can the malfunction cause chronic neck pain in and of itself?

No and yes: It cannot cause injuries by definition in terms of whiplash. However, it can lead to a variety of musculoskeletal presentations in terms of muscle pain or even fractures secondary to osteoporosis. ...Read more

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What vision problems can be caused by a pituitary Timor?

What vision problems can be caused by a pituitary Timor?

Field loss: The principal change is a diminution of the temporal field in one or both eyes due to tumor compression on the crossing point (chiasm) of the optic nerves. The pattern depends upon whether the compression is on the forward, the middle or posterior portion. Endocrine aspects of some pituitary tumors can also affect the eye. ...Read more

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Can a thyroid problem be caused by acutane?

Can a thyroid problem be caused by acutane?

Rarely: Doing a search on the medical literature, it seems that problems with thyroid function are rare, but can occur. The severity and frequency of these problems is not clear. If you suspect a problem, contact your primary doctor, as some routine lab work can diagnose hypo or hyperthyroidism. The good news is that most of the reported problems with Accutane seem reversible. Best wishes! ...Read more

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Can dizziness/lightheadedness be caused by hypothyroidism?

Can dizziness/lightheadedness be caused by hypothyroidism?

Not usually: Dizziness/lightheadedness is very non-specific and can be seen in almost any disease and can be just be the manifestation of benign positional vertigo. Hypothyroidism normally doesn't present with that. ...Read more

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Can urinary incontinence be caused by decreased (improper) nerve function of the sacral nerve supply?

Can urinary incontinence be caused by decreased (improper) nerve function of the sacral nerve supply?

Yes: The nerve centers in the sacrum are very important for bladder function. One of the most important centers is at s3. Loss of s3 function can cause urge incontinence, bladder spasms, urinary retention or stress incontinence. ...Read more

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Could facial spasms be caused by a nerve in your neck?

Could facial spasms be caused by a nerve in your neck?

No: There are cases of hemifacial spasms, meaning facial spasm on just one side of the facial which arise from an arterial compression of the facial nerve. The spasms in this case are only on side, typical worse around the eye but can involve the whole face. There is a surgical treatment for this as if it is due to an artery compressing the nerve it can be moved neurosurgically. ...Read more

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Which organs can be affected by diabetes?

Which organs can be affected by diabetes?

Many Organs: Unconrolled Diabetese can affect following Eyes cause complcations and Blindnnes Kidneys cause Nephropthy and ES Crculation causing Peripheral Vascular disease Heart Coronary Artery Disease ...Read more

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Can leg pain be caused by gallstone problems?

Can leg pain be caused by gallstone problems?

Not typically: Gallbladder symptoms usually effect the upper abdomen either in the middle or on the right side under the rib cage (over the liver). Some patients complain of back pain on that side as well. Frequently, gallbladder problems are confused and treated as heartburn or reflux. It would be very unusual to have leg pain associated with the gallbladder. ...Read more

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Can tingling in the left hand be caused by cervical problems?

Can tingling in the left hand be caused by cervical problems?

RADICULOPATHY: Possibly. When any nerve root in the cervical spine is irritated through compression or inflammation, the symptoms can radiate along that nerve's pathway into the arm and hand. The patient's specific cervical radiculopathy symptoms will depend primarily on which nerve is affected. The symptoms may also be referred to as radicular pain. ...Read more

Dr. Terri Washington
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Thyroid Diseases (Definition)

You can have problems with they thyroid making too much or too little thyroid hormone. You can also have problems with it being too large (goiter) of having nodules or cysts in it. There are also occasional thyroid cancers. Most thyroid problems can be easily diagnosed and treated ...Read more


Dr. Thomas Fiala
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Thyroid (Definition)

The thyroid is an endocrine gland that sits in the lower part of the neck. It produces thyroid hormone - which ...Read more