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What does a pinched nerve sensation feel like?

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Dr. Thomas Dowling
Orthopedic Surgery - Spine
2 doctors agree

In brief: 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.

In brief: 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.
Dr. Thomas Dowling
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Dr. Jack Choueka
Orthopedic Surgery
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In brief: Numbness or pain

Symptoms from a pinched nerve can include numbness tingling pain and weakness.
All depends which nerve and where it is compressed.

In brief: Numbness or pain

Symptoms from a pinched nerve can include numbness tingling pain and weakness.
All depends which nerve and where it is compressed.
Dr. Jack Choueka
Dr. Jack Choueka
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