What are the symptoms of a ruptured disk?

Pain / nerve symptom. Ruptured disc causes pain in the local area and may also impinge on a nerve which may cause pain or loss of function ( motor or sensory) in the area supplied by that nerve.

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What are the symptoms of a ruptured disk in the neck?

Usually pain. Pain is most common & can be in the neck &/or arms, headaches up the back of the head, pain with coughing/sneezing, pain with head motion or with activity, pain with the arm hanging down but better.Across the chest or overhead, pain associated with numbness/tingling/weakness in arm(s), & even no pain at all as discs can herniate with no symptoms. There can be no pain but just neurologic issues. Read more...