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What does pinched nerve neck pain feel like?

What does pinched nerve neck pain feel like?

Cerv. radiculopathy: Electric shocks or like a toothache down arm , to shoulder then to hand made worse by looking up better by putting arm on head numbness and tingling in hand. ...Read more

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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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What causes chronic burning neck pain? Could this be caused by a pinched nerve in the neck? Please help

What causes chronic burning neck pain? Could this be caused by a pinched nerve in the neck? Please help

Yes: As always, a proper evaluation by a spine specialist (pm;r physician, ortho spine, or neurosurgeon for example) is needed. Chronic burning in the back of the neck can be nerve root irritation, but can also sometimes be referred from the cervical facet joints. ...Read more

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Neck pain spasm an throbbing is this from disk , or pinched nerve it comes an goes is better with layin down an not movin ?

Neck pain spasm an throbbing is this from disk , or pinched  nerve it comes an goes is better with layin down an not movin ?

Pain from a disc: or "pinched nerve" in the neck is usually "RADICULAR" that is it RADIATES down your arm(s) An MRI should answer your question ...ask your Primary Care Provider! Hope this helps! Dr Z ...Read more

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Went to 2 ers for my severe neck pain they said they think its a pinched nerve, im in exstreme pain and i think i need a MRI how can I get one w/o insurance the pain is causing my BP to stay up around196/152 this pain is affecting my health and i can't ge

Went to 2 ers for my severe neck pain they said they think its a pinched nerve, im in exstreme pain and i think i need a MRI how can I get one w/o insurance the pain is causing my BP to stay up around196/152 this pain is affecting my health and i can't ge

County facility : I would recommend that you inquire at your local county medical clinic for assistance. The other option is to pay to see a private care physician who after an evaluation may refer you for a cervical MRI that you again will have to pay cash and/or work out a payment plan. Good luck to you. ...Read more

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Can a pinched nerve cause neck pain shoulder and shoulder blade pain? Or what are some different things it could be?

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

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Left side head burn/ pinch. Neuro said possibly a nerve in my neck causing it. But don't have neck pain. Is it possible still?

Left side head burn/ pinch. Neuro said possibly a nerve in my neck causing it.  But don't have neck pain.  Is it possible still?

One possibility: The two main possibilities in your age are a pinched nerve and a myofascial trigger point. Speaking without having examined you which probably would clear it up, x-rays, MRI and EMG studies would confirm or refute the pinched nerve issue. ...Read more

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Neurological symptom in the arm, and neck pain. Could it be a pinched nerve?

Yes: You are describing symptoms like radicular symptoms where a pinched nerve in the neck may cause pain and/or numbness/tingling in the arm/fingers. Your family md can help you work this out. ...Read more

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Neck Pain (Definition)

Neck pain can be a symptom of many problems, infections, growths, cervical disk disease, fractures, vascular problems (some serious), heart issues, etc., etc. See your doctor for an exam and possible ...Read more