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Back Problems, Pinched Nerves And Convulsions
No: Convulsions (seizures) come from brain problems.Get a more detailed answer ›
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
Can spinal stenosis and pinched nerves in neck and lumbar spine cause burning type feeling in toes and fingers.
See a doctor: Either way each problem can be serious so why play games or waste time?Go get it checked out. ...Read more
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?
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
Unusual: Pinched nerves are usually affected by motion or position but not usually by the act of eating per se. ...Read more
Can a intermittent pinched nerve in the neck or spine cause orthostatic hypotention? If so how can this be fixed?
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 more
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 more
Can a pinched nerve cause neck pain shoulder and shoulder blade pain? Or what are some different things it could be?
MANY CONSIDERATIONS: A ruptured disc in neck, thoracic outlet syndrome, pectoralis minor syndrome, parsonage turner syndrome, all could be considered. Even carpal tunnel may refer pain upwards, but not usually into neck. Shoulder, neck, and blade pain may be seen with internal shoulder derangements, such as rotator cuff tear. With all these thoughts, see your physician and pin this down. Then treat it. ...Read more
Can a pinched nerve in the neck and back cause all muscles to be weak and lose strength. And should doctors apporate emediatley to avoid further comp?
Pain in ball of foot when standing. When I lift foot off ground pain goes. I have a pinched nerve in back. Foot or back problem? Mri foot ok.
My first thought was a neuroma in the foot however your MRI was normal.
The low back spinal nerves innervate the foot. Positional changes effect the pinched area of the nerve exiting the spine.
I would get a CT scan of the lumbar back. Antiinflammatory meds can help quiet the nerve down. Call in or see a doctor to get back to health. ...Read more
About 2 months ago I noticed a lump on the back of my neck. It was accompanied by a sore on my scalp. However, the sore healed and the lump is still there. It is on the back of my neck, left side and sometimes causes pain (like a pinched nerve would). Th
Neck lump: The two are probably not related. The fact the neck lump is causing you discomfort makes it a good reason to have it checked out. ...Read more
Can MRI miss pinched nerve got pain from low back to legs but did 3 MRI back and were al clear(exept small stenosis on neck) what can cause this?
Can a pinched nerve in my neck cause my eyeball to shake back and forth? Two days now when i wake left eye shakes for a minute then stops . Scared!
Can pinched nerve or strained muscles in neck/upper back cause tingling in both hands? Slept bad, pain for a month, headaches, tingling in both hands
strained muscle: Most likely you developed trigger points in either your neck or upper back muscles. You did not do it by sleepimg improperly unless you slept on your head. It is most likely from improper posture, slouching or not in proper shape/conditioning with muscular imbalances. If the tingling continues you need to see your primary care doctor, if you have one or a neurologist for an evaluation. ...Read more
Can a pinched nerve in back of neck kill you or cause you to not be able to swollow? Pain is base of skull into ear and up to top of skull.
Occurs when too much pressure is applied to a nerve by surrounding tissues. The common symptoms are numbness, sharp, aching or burning pain, which may radiate outward to your ear, eye, pharynx and extremities.
Treatment: physical therapy, medications, cognitive behavioral therapy and acupuncture.
The treatment is usually effective and no need to die.
Rec.: see a pain management specialist. ...Read more
Bone spurs in my neck, a couple bulging discs and mild spinal stenosis in my lumbar. Could this cause a pinched nerve?
Can cervical spine root damage cause permanent paralysis in your entire body? From c1-c8? Can a pinched nerve in this area cause full body paralysis?
Not really.: Spinal CORD runs from brain down spine encased in column of vertebral bones. Spinal NERVE exits between bones providing movement and sensation to a very specific body area. Damage to NERVE can produce loss of function and sensation only in a local area. Damage to CORD can produce loss of function and sensation below the level of the injury. Injury above C4 paralyses respiration - often fatal ...Read more
Hi can being tense, stressed and anxious cause multiple irritated / pinched nerves in neck? To an extent where fingers and head tingle randomly?
Neuro said i had severe pinched nerves in neck or "cervical radiculopathy" he said this is cause of my very mild swallowing and breathing issues true?
Insufficient data: Does "neuro" mean neurologist or neurosurgeon? Why did you meekly accept the answer but then post here? Ask doc to explain the neuroanatomy: EXACTLY what cervical levels, roots &/or nerves are affected & which ones involve breathing & which swallowing. Ask to review test results (MRI, CT, myelogram or EMG/NCS). Finally, if no treatment is recommended, I suggest seeking another opinion. ...Read more
With pinched nerve in neck , could you get zaps in arm & back? After those zaps it's like my nerves went bad or loss of sensation ...should I see someone?
The short answer yes: You can start with a primary care physician who will refer you to the appropriate specialist if indicated. When a spinal nerve is pinched, regardless of the location, pain and numbness can travel along the entire length of the nerve's pathway. While there are several treatment options, the pressure on the nerve must be relieved to prevent permanent nerve damage. ...Read more
With pinched nerve in neck , could you get zaps in arm & back? After those zaps it's like my nerves are impaired or I have loss of sensation ...should I see someone?
Yes and yes: Yes, you should see someone. If your nerves are impaired now, they may get worse without treatment, causing a serious problem. ...Read more
How do you treat pinched nerves in the neck from forward head posture? I'm getting headaches and dizziness when standing. Other problems too...
Physical therapy: First line treatment for forward head posture is physical therapy, in which the muscles at the back part of your neck/spine can be strengthened to improve your posture. You may find that the improved posture helps your other symptoms too. Do see a physician if symptoms persist. ...Read more
I have pinched nerves in my back and neck and have started getting burning feet and can not sleep with it is it conected?
Can pinched nerves, bulg.Discs in neck cause myasthenia gravis? I have one eye lower than other, feel like choking couple days and snoring for months..
Maybe the opposite?: Myasthenia gravis is a chronic autoimmune neuromuscular disease. In myasthenia gravis, your immune system produces antibodies that block your muscles' receptor sites for an acetylcholine, causing muscle weakness. The condition may cause weakness in your neck, arms and legs, but this usually happens along with muscle weakness and not the other way around. ...Read more
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