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What are the causes of numbness in hands and severe rib and spine pain?

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Dr. Charles Metzger
Orthopedic Surgery
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In brief: Radiculopathy

This sounds like it is most likely to be cervical radiculopathy which results from a pinched nerve in the neck.
This requires orthopedic evaluation. There are other much rarer causes, and an orthopedist or a neurologist visit can help.

In brief: Radiculopathy

This sounds like it is most likely to be cervical radiculopathy which results from a pinched nerve in the neck.
This requires orthopedic evaluation. There are other much rarer causes, and an orthopedist or a neurologist visit can help.
Dr. Charles Metzger
Dr. Charles Metzger
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Dr. Mark Moran
Pain Management

In brief: Possibilities

Could be different causes or one cause.
If numbness only in hands, think vascular problem or carpal tunnel. If also arms, think neck problem. Would get x rays for severe spine and rib pain that does not resolve with rest.

In brief: Possibilities

Could be different causes or one cause.
If numbness only in hands, think vascular problem or carpal tunnel. If also arms, think neck problem. Would get x rays for severe spine and rib pain that does not resolve with rest.
Dr. Mark Moran
Dr. Mark Moran
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