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If a large disc extrusion at c3/c4 is indenting the cord and have ddd central canal stenosis at same level. How serious is this. Arm neck wrist pain?

If a large disc extrusion at c3/c4 is indenting the cord and have ddd central canal stenosis at same level. How serious is this. Arm neck wrist pain?

See Spine Surgeon: "Indenting the cord" and central canal stenosis is quite serious and can result in permanent nerve damage/weakness. You should see a spine surgeon who completed orthopedic or neurosurgery training immediately. The problem can be decompressed and preserve nerve function. ...Read more

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Wrist Pain (Definition)

Wrist pain is a symptom where one has sharp or dull pain in his wrist, which may or may not be accompanied by pain or funny sensations in other ...Read more


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L Elbow n wrist pain with pain down L neck, L upper back, L upper arm and L forearm. Got the pain after swimming. 1 doc said golfer's elbow. Agree?

L Elbow n wrist pain with pain down L neck, L upper back, L upper arm and L forearm. Got the pain after swimming. 1 doc said golfer's elbow. Agree?

Possibly: Golfers elbow is an inflammatory condition that affects the flexors of the wrist on the inside of the elbow. It could not explain all the pain complaints you have. You may have a pinched nerve in the neck which could potentially explain your symptoms. ...Read more

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Bicep/wrist pain, tingling elbow/fingers what causes this? Electrolytes ok, neck MRI neg, xray of arm neg. Dont know what else to do.

Bicep/wrist pain, tingling elbow/fingers what causes this? Electrolytes ok, neck MRI neg, xray of arm neg. Dont know what else to do.

EMG/NCV: I would definitely recommend an emg/ncv. Your symptoms definitely sound neurogenic and there are a number of peripheral nerve compression syndromes that occur in the upper extremity. Hope this helps:). ...Read more

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How can I reduce back, neck and wrist pain from computer, typing and desk work?

How can I reduce back, neck and wrist pain from computer, typing and desk work?

Stretch and Movement: Use good posture/ ergonomics when sitting at the desk performing work related activities. Regularly move your neck, shoulders, back and limbs through various positions as a quick range of motion exercise. Occasional stretches of the muscles in these areas will keep them from becoming too tense which can lead to pain. ...Read more

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Wrist pain going up the arm, with something small popping out underneath wrist, help?

Wrist pain going up the arm, with something small popping out underneath wrist, help?

Ganglion?: Sounds like you have developed a ganglion on the velar wrist. This is a synovial cyst arising from the wrist joint. It can be painful itself or put pressure on neighboring structures like the median nerve or radial artery causing radiating pain. Seek care with hand surgeon. ...Read more

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Physiotherapist wants to do dry needling to neck and forearm for chronic bilateral wrist pain (1 yr roughly)thoughts on opinions on this procedure ? He thinks there is compression of nerves.

Treatment options: Dry needling is very helpful for trigger points. I didn't actually know that dry needling could be used in the manner you described. There are many treatment options depending on the cause of wrist pain. Has the source of your wrist pain been diagnosed? I can't comment on the treatment plan that was offered to you. As a medical acupuncturist, I am not familiar with this approach to wrist pain. ...Read more

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What can I get someone who always has neck and wrist pain?

What can I get someone who always has neck and wrist pain?

See your doctor: This problem mandates a real-time (face-to-face) meeting with a doctor. A history has to be taken along with a examination as well as labs and other tests. Only after all this will your doctor be in a position to tell you what's wrong and what needs to be done to help you. ...Read more

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Wrist pain and a rash up my arm out of nowhere, what is it?

See a doctor: Pain associated with a rash can be caused by several conditions, including shingles (herpes zoster) and rheumatic fever (lyme disease) to name a few. The only way to know what is causing your symptoms is to see a doctor. ...Read more

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I have a wrist pain since 4 weeks sometimes it involves entire arm and forearm I feel numbness and unable to do anything what should I do?

I have a wrist pain since 4 weeks sometimes it involves entire arm and forearm I feel numbness and unable to do anything what should I do?

See the Dr.: You need an exam. you appear to have some sort of nerve entrapment syndrome such as possible carpal tunnel syndrome. Take NSAID's and use a wrist brace until you can see the Dr. Best wishes. ...Read more

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Could wrist pain have something to would with a fracture in my arm?

Wrist Pain: Quite definitely. The same trauma that caused the fracture i.E if a fall to an outstretched hand , can cause hand/wrist injury as well. Besides which, in the forearm the wrist and elbow are part of an integrated construct i.E you injure one part you stress the rest of the unit. ...Read more

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