2 doctors weighed in:

Could advanced cervical spinal stenosis cause vagus nerve damage?

2 doctors weighed in
Dr. Olav Jaren
Neurology
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Vagus nerve / spine

Spinal stenosis should not affect the vagus nerve.
The vagus nerve is safely outside of the spinal canal. In spinal stenosis, it is the spinal canal that becomes narrowed.

In brief: Vagus nerve / spine

Spinal stenosis should not affect the vagus nerve.
The vagus nerve is safely outside of the spinal canal. In spinal stenosis, it is the spinal canal that becomes narrowed.
Dr. Olav Jaren
Dr. Olav Jaren
Thank
Get help from a real doctor now
Dr. Bennett Machanic
Board Certified, Neurology
50 years in practice
56M people helped
Continue
111,000 doctors available