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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 is this tingling on my left arm, a nerve problem?

What is this tingling on my left arm, a nerve problem?

Yes: The real question is why is it occurring. Can't help you without more info. ...Read more

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I have a minor pain in my left arm that is transiet. It feels like a pinched nerve. Should I be concerned ?

Pulled muscle?: There are a lot of things, many of them minor, that can lead to such a complaint. If it's really bothering you, it needs to be evaluated by your doc to rule out anything bad. Osteopathic manipulation can be very helpful for minor pain complaints such as this that aren't caused by more ominous problems. ...Read more

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Left arm feels weak pinched nerve?

Left arm feels weak pinched nerve?

Cervical Disc: This could be a cervical disc herniation. Please see your doctor. You need a neurological exam and an MRI possibly. ...Read more

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A nerve in my left arm on the side by my wrist has been jumping all day.What cause that?

A nerve in my left arm on the side by my wrist has been jumping all day.What cause that?

Elbow irritation?: It may be caused by an irritation of your elbow or wrist. Are you leaning on your elbow, ? If it continues check it out with a neurologist. ...Read more

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Still having nerve pain in left arm after two surgeries, could you help?

Still having nerve pain in left arm after two surgeries, could you help?

Surgery level wrong?: Was the surgery to the neck or to the arm. Perhaps the level wad wrong if in the neck and the level causing the pain is unstable. Visit www.Getprolo.Com or aaomed.Org for a doctor that can sort out the issue and help to remove the pain. ...Read more

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Still having nerve pain in left arm after two surgeries, can anyone help, what to do?

Still having nerve pain in left arm after two surgeries, can anyone help, what to do?

See Pain Specialist: I am assuming you are stating you have had two surgeries on your neck for your arm pain. If you are stating that you had two surgeries on your arm then you may need to be checked for evaluation of neck issues. Either way, i would consult with a spine/pain specialist to see why you still hurt and see if you might be a candidate for interventional treatments or even spinal cord stimulation. ...Read more

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My left arm pains (inserting needle in nerve) like pain occurs some times what can be the cause.

My left arm pains (inserting needle in nerve) like pain occurs some times what can be the cause.

Possibly Nerve pain: This could be because of some irritation or pinching of a nerve in your neck or shoulder girdle as well as more distally. I recommend you see your regular physician to get started towards the right diagnosis. ...Read more

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I've lost my left arm in accident.And suffer with chronic pain due t the nerve ends.Whats best pain killer to take?

I've lost my left arm in accident.And suffer with chronic pain due t the nerve ends.Whats best pain killer to take?

Several options: Several different options. You should talk with your doctor about taking either Neurontin or Lyrica (pregabalin) along with an ssri such as cymbalta. These medications work on reducing nerve pain. This would be a good starting point but there are many other options. ...Read more

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Hi, do you know how long pinch nerve can last? It's been 16 days and my neck got better but left arm pain still there

Hi, do you know how long pinch nerve can last?  It's been 16 days and my neck got better but left arm pain still there

Suggest: Have your doctor check it out, as you may have a discogenic compression affecting a nerve rootlet in your spinal area, and the arm pain is a referred symptom. If so, physical therapy using motorized cervical traction could be very helpful. ...Read more