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Since last month I've had a sharp pain in my neck, shoulder,& arm all on the right side. Wondering if it could possibly be a tear or pinched nerve?

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Dr. Paul Garrett
Radiology
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In brief: Neck, arm pain

This question is not appropriate as it is patient specific.
Having stated that, yes cervical nerves do travel to the neck and upper extremity and can get "pinched". There can be many other causes of sharp pain, some of which need looking into. The exact distribution of pain is very important to direct further diagnostic tests such as MRI.

In brief: Neck, arm pain

This question is not appropriate as it is patient specific.
Having stated that, yes cervical nerves do travel to the neck and upper extremity and can get "pinched". There can be many other causes of sharp pain, some of which need looking into. The exact distribution of pain is very important to direct further diagnostic tests such as MRI.
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