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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 pinched nerves in the back or neck cause me to have black spots in my vision?

Can pinched nerves in the back or neck cause me to have black spots in my vision?

No.: Cells in the gel in the center of the eye or clumps of the vitreous gel can be seen as "spots". This is the usual cause. Blood cells, pigment cells and inflammatory cells can also be seen. ...Read more

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I feel sick all the time. I have no energy to go anything, but I also have back problems that I believe is a pinched nerve what can I do?

I feel sick all the time. I have no energy to go anything, but I also have back problems that I believe is a pinched nerve what can I do?

Be seen : I would definitely not hesitate to be seen and fully evaluated. The sickness and lack of energy you feel and sciatica may or may not be related. Getting a good medical checkup is probably a good place to start. ...Read more

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Fractured back problems vs pinched nerve. How can I tell?

Fractured back problems vs pinched nerve. How can I tell?

See a doctor: Either way each problem can be serious so why play games or waste time?Go get it checked out. ...Read more

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Can a pinched nerve in neck cause lhermitte's down the back, arm and leg on one side?

Can a pinched nerve in neck cause lhermitte's down the back, arm and leg on one side?

Neck pain: No , you should be evaluated by a doc asap and may require MRI of neck. The problem could be from spinal cord involvement. ...Read more

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Is it possible that a pinched nerve in my neck or back could cause tingling in all my extremities? Other causes?

Is it possible that a pinched nerve in my neck or back could cause tingling in all my extremities? Other causes?

Not necessarily: Although a problem in your neck, not back, could cause 4 extremity symptoms, other causes could include a peripheral neuropathy or Multiple Sclerosis. Lots of other considerations. You can choose face to face neurology consult or Concierge virtual online visit here. ...Read more

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Convulsion (Definition)

Convulsions are rhythmic contractions of all muscles in the body, which create a violent rhythmic motion. A common type of convulsion is ...Read more