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What Does A Pinched Nerve In The Neck Feel Like
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
Pins and needles: The pain can many times feel like electric shocks going down your upper extremity, in some it can feel like pins and needles. And some people it can be a burning discomfort. ...Read more
Pinched nerve: A pinched nerve's main symptom is pain. This pain is typically described as shooting or radiating pain. If one particular nerve is pinched or irritated one could typically expect to have radiating pain is a consistent pattern (dermatome). The best things to diagnose this are a good physical exam, MRI and/or emg. Helpful article: http://arizonapain.Com/pain-center/pain-treatments/neck-pain. ...Read more
Trapezius muscle: The trapezius (connects the neck and mid back to the shoulder blade) is the most common muscle to develop 'trigger points'. Usually associated with poor sleep, stress, poor posture or long periods of sitting, insufficient stretching/exercise. A 'pinched nerve' root will cause pain down the arm and is not a typical cause of neck or shoulder blade pain. ...Read more
Burning tingling: Sensory neuropathy is broken down into large fiber (loss of sensation, loss of proprioception) and small fiber (burning, tingling sensation). It's the small fiber component that most patients complain about. They also relate sensation of ants crawling on their feet and legs. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Alternative answer: The pain over face and jaw could be due to dental or temperomandibular joint problems, and if severe and intense, would suspect trigeminal neuralgia, but your issues would not likely be explained by a stroke per se. Have a neurologist evaluate you, but answers to your dilemma might be uncovered by your dentist. ...Read more
Does having a pinched nerve in the neck affect your shoulder joint? I have labrum fraying what Is that?
Bot exactly: both can cause shoulder pain the labrum like the meniscus in the knee is cartilage in the shoulder and often softens and frays with age ,can be asyptomatic early arthritis , take care Attributing symptoms to labral fraying. Displaced labral tears can causing mechanical locking symptoms frAying is best thought of as an asymptomatic incidental finding not all findngs are symptomatic ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Is numbness caused by neck nerves complete numbness where you can't feel it at all or can it just kind of dull sensation?
Numbness: Numbness is caused by a change in the function of nerves. There are many types of symptoms like numbness; those that tingle, some that hurt, some feel like pressure or a "thick" sensation, some have a burning heat quality. Usually with problems in the cervical spine, there tends to be pain associated with the numbness, but not always. Hope that helps. ...Read more
What is the difference between muscle pain and nerve related pain like a pinched nerve? What would the 2 feel like ?
It can feel like: Any number of symptoms ranging from none to: pain of varying types ie electrical or burning worse with certain positions/activities & better with others, numbing, tingling, weakness, or a combination of symptoms mentioned. Coughing, sneezing or bearing down may aggravate symptoms as well. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Not routinely: It is unlikely that the pinched nerve is causing your headache, unless it is impingement of the c2 nerve root and the headache is only the back of your head on one side. You may want to have someone evaluate the root and your upper cervical spine or evaluate for occipital neuralgia.. ...Read more
Where is nerve pain typically felt in the foot? What does nerve pain feel like? How can you tell if it's nerve pain?
A lot of Nerves.: Nerve pain seems to be more common on the bottoms of the feet as well as in the toes and forefoot areas. Having said that, nerve pain can be just about anywhere on the foot. The pain often is a burning, aching, sharp shooting or a fiery type of sensation. Nerve pain is not always easy to distinguish, from other types of pain. A doctor can help with the identification, cause and treatment of such. ...Read more
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