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Pinched Nerve In Upper Back Symptoms
Can chronic sinusitis with inflammation only but no mucous cause upper back symptoms that respond to nasonex or benadryl?
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
No: It is best to see an orthopedic specialist or a physiatrest if you have back symptoms. They can offer a diagnosis and suggest a curative pathway if there is one availble. Chiropractors do no diagnose, cannot cure, but simply offer a deep, sometimes satisfying but sometimes dangerous, massage. ...Read more
Been Prescribed Valium 5mg 1/1 to 1 pill every 8 to 12 hours for severe pain and muscle spasms throughout my back.Symptoms been ongoing since 10/12/13?
Big left varicocele cause pain in right testis, and also have discomfort pain above right testis, when i lye on back symptoms on both testis decrease?
Less pressure supine: Bilateral discomfort may be due to bilateral varicoceles(10%), 90% occur on left side. Dilated veins in scrotum compose varicocele.Veins from left internal spermatic vein is 8-10 centimeters longer than right. Increased pressure in the upright position causes less drainage and more pain. Fewer valves in the left spermatic vein than right.90% varicoceles ...Read more
Constant tingly legs, balance issues and vertigo, tender points on back. Symptoms have been presents for 2 years. Mri of brain clear ?
Spinal cord symptoms: A "pinched nerve" in the upper back can indicate possible compression of the spinal cord. This can lead to pain, numbness, difficulty with balance, bowel/bladder issues, and weakness in the lower extremities. This type of disease may be quite serious and should be evaluated by a physician. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Having middle/upper back numbness on the left side. Comes and goes. Feels extremely uncomfortable when i bend over. Could it be a pinched nerve?
Yes: It's possible the numbness may be from compression of a nerve. The nerves that leave the spinal cord divide into branches. The compression can occur at the point where the nerve leaves the spinal cord or further on down in one of the branches. I suspect in your case it's one of the local branches. If so it's likely to be temporary. You can try an over the counter pain reliever.If it persists see Dr. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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