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Can Pinched Nerves In The Back Or Neck Cause Me To Have Black Spots In My Vision
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
What could cause me to get nerve damage in several areas in my back and neck. Got in neck affecting left arm and lower back affecting right leg?
Back: The most common cause is a disk or back injury at your age. Other less common problems for a women your age include syringomyelia, inherited disk diseases, infections, scoliosis, and certain types of arthritis ( especially a group called seronegative spondyloarthropathies). Best bet is to see your family doc or a rheumatologist to get it checked out. ...Read more
Pinched nerve: Possible, needs to be checked out.Get a more detailed answer ›
Can a pinched nerve in the neck cause pain when air is on your neck? I have extreme pain in the neck that goes to the shoulder blade.
Neuropathic pain: That is neuropathic pain you describe and minor insults like air or water flowing over the nerve can cause a burning pain. Did you recently have zoster in the area? Any trauma? If this continues see yor MD or a neurologist they can work up why the nerve is "pinched" and having sensitivity ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
If I have a pinched nerve in my lower back can that cause numbness and tingling in all 4 limbs and would it be worse in the morning?
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 arthritis in my back affect my arms and chest as in pain wise or maybe the nerves perspective of it?
What does it mean to have narrowing in the disks in my neck? And could this be also causing extreme pain in my shoulder?
Degeneration: Discs in the neck serve as shock absorbers and space maintainers and help keep the neck mobile to twist and turn to look around. Discs can degenerate and thus narrowing between the vertebrae occur. The nerves coming off the spinal cord exit at the levels of the discs. If there is too much narrowing, the nerves are "pinched" and pain results. Yes, this can be in the shoulder and go down the arm. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Is it possible that a pinched nerve in my neck or back could cause tingling in all my extremities? Other causes?
Possible if a large : Enough herniated disc or small enough spinal canal or a combination of both in the cervical or neck region of the spine causing not just a pinched nerve but a pinching or compression of the spinal cord which is called a myleopathy . Other causes can be non spinal as well such as certain vitamin deficiencies, diabetes etc. See your doctor if these persist. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
What could cause deep pain in left eye w/ movement(looking to the side) get neck pain/spasms alot and have possible spondylitis Could it be from neck?
Might be eye muscl: This might be the eye muscles. Ask your doctor to have you see an ophthalmologist or a near-0pthamologist ...Read more
Could a pinched nerve in neck cause colored sparks in vision constantly? I also have a lot of muscle spasms at the base of skull causing it to knot
Nerve impingement: Of the neck is a very common problem, affecting about 10-12% percent of the adult population in the us. Nerve impingement can be caused by being sandwiched between two spinal bones, pressed by a bulging disc or encroached upon by bony overgrowth. It can cause severe vision impairment and muscle spasms. Rec.: see an interventional pain management specialist for further investigation. ...Read more
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?
Yes: The nerves connect the brain to the arms and the legs. Any interruption 'upstream' ie in the neck or back can affect things 'downstream' ie in the arms or legs. ...Read more
Coloboma of optic N: Morning glory syndrome is a congenital anomaly of the optic disc in which there is a funnel-shaped excavation of the posterior fundus incorporating the optic nerve, surrounded by an elevated annulus of chorioretinal pigment. The issue stems from an undeveloped optic nerve: while in utero, the nerve ending from the eye never reached the nerve ending from the brain. ...Read more
I have suddenly got right shoulder blade pain severe, can not turn my head or use my arm with a lot of pain. Can this be due to Arthritis in my neck.
Can herniated disc in upper back or spondylitis in neck cause tingling numbness in jaw. Also have it in hands arms and front of thighs.
High cervical neck and lower back pain worse the last week.Numbness in left pinky and ring fingers also donw leg can this cause nausea hurts to look?
Probably unrelated: Chances are, your neck and low back pains are probably unrelated. Numbness in the left pinky/ring fingers could be due to an ulnar nerve impingement vs a c7/c8 radiculopathy. Numbness down the leg could be caused by a pinched lumbar nerve root. Severe pain of any type can cause nausea. I would recommend further evaluation with a physician. ...Read more
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