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Symptoms Of A Herniated Disc In The Neck
Can a cervical herniated disc in the neck cause slurred speech, difficulty talking, and swallowing? Sometimes choking on thin liquids?
Wear and tear can cause degeneration in the vertebral column, and cause discs to deteriorate. The supportive basket, nucleus fibrosis develops small tears. A bulge is minimal perhaps a few millimeters, and is clinically insignificant, but additional disc displacement such as protrusion or herniation may compress ...Read more
I have three herniated disc in my neck. I have constant disabling pain in my spine between my shoulders. What can I do to be pain free?
Be seen: I would definitely consider being seen to discuss treatment options. Rest and medications and non-invasive onterventions such as physical therapy/ traction are the more conservative options; epidural steroids and surgical intervention are more powerful options, but clearly more involved. ...Read more
I had neck surgery for herniated disc they put a 2 inch titanium plate to replace disc does the screws come loose and cause pain?
Neurosurg or ortho: Both neurosurgeons and orthopedic surgeons with a spine fellowship are capable to perform the diagnostic workup that includes a history, physical and MRI interpretation. Both of these specialties also understand the various conservative treatments such as chiropractic, pt, pain management, and acupuncture. Your surgeon should be able to transcend the bias to operate and provide optimal care. ...Read moreSee 4 more doctor answers
I get random But very brief pain in my forehead, And sometimes my lower face tingled for hours Any idea? Related to herniated disc in neck?
Was walking & had Sudden pain/stiffness in neck when tilting head backwards only. I have herniated disc for many yrs but never felt this before. Why?
Possible trouble: You may have had an enlargement of the herniated disc or trapped some joint tissue between the facet joints. Watch for new sensory or muscle problems in your arms and hands--if present, contact your physician. If it recurs repeatedly and predictably, you may have a new problem that should be evaluated by your doctor. ...Read more
Herniated disc in neck caused by a car accident, along w/chronic neck prblms, I began pt recent. This morn woke with worst headache/neck pain & weak!
Get checked: Most disc herniation a in the neck can be treated initially nonoperatively, with interventions including therapy. The main exception to this, however, is if a person is developing signs of nerve damage. If you are truly developing progressive weakness in the arm, you need to let your doctor know immediately and you may even need surgery. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
A recent MRI found I have a herniated disc in neck. I have had it for 2+ years. Meds (muscle relaxers, pain meds) don't help. What are my options?
Might it be possible that a cervical herniated disc be pain free in the neck but have mid-back pain instead?
I have c5-c6 herniated disc and spondylosis...I feel like I want to crack my neck, is that ok or might make it worse?
Risky: With the diagnosis you have, it would be unwise to crack your neck. Proper physical therapy directed by your orthopedic physician would be the safest thing you could do to help with the present situation and to have a home program set up for you that will both help alleviate your present and future situations. Some of the sensation may be spasm which applying warmth to your neck could help. ...Read more
Sudden onset of major pain in neck and headache following physical therapy for herniated disc and chronic radiculopathy.
Had a lumbar fusion a few years ago, having pain in same place and in hip constantly last few months as well as a herniated disc in my neck?
Diagnosed brain lesion and small herniated disc in neck Past 2 months head n neck tension Motrin don't work Can it be herniated disc or lesion?
What kind of lesion: You'll need to specify your "brain lesion" since this can mean many different types of problems from stroke, to tumor, to degenerative white matter disease, to demyelination or MS. The pain in the neck is more likely secondary to the herniated disc rather than an intracranial lesion. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Unlikely: A disc herniation could cause sudden neck pain & pain may cause nausea & vomiting but not eye pain. A headache up back of head could be from the cervical muscles being stimulated to involuntary contract leading to muscular or tension like headache. I would also be concerned about vascular issue of one of blood vessels leading into the brain such as the carotid or vertebral arteries so see doctor. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I have a pretty bad cough, getting an epidural injection in neck for herniated disc. What if I cough during the procedure while asleep?
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