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Are the symptoms of cervical radiculopathy bad?

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Dr. Gamal Boutros
Neurology
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In brief: Yes

Radiating pain in arm, weakness of the arm, sensory changes--can be disabling in the very acute phase--this is why so many require and prefer surgery--untreated lead to muscle atrophy.

In brief: Yes

Radiating pain in arm, weakness of the arm, sensory changes--can be disabling in the very acute phase--this is why so many require and prefer surgery--untreated lead to muscle atrophy.
Dr. Gamal Boutros
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Dr. Mariaelaina Sumas
Neurosurgery

In brief: Can be

Cervical radiculopathy is usually pain with numbness, weakness, and tingling from your neck which radiates (shoots) down your arm(s).
The causes are usually from a cervical herniated disc, cervical spinal stenosis, cervical degenerative disc disease. If you have severe pain and/or weakness you need to see your doctor soon. If you have no control of your bowel or bladder you need to go to the ER.

In brief: Can be

Cervical radiculopathy is usually pain with numbness, weakness, and tingling from your neck which radiates (shoots) down your arm(s).
The causes are usually from a cervical herniated disc, cervical spinal stenosis, cervical degenerative disc disease. If you have severe pain and/or weakness you need to see your doctor soon. If you have no control of your bowel or bladder you need to go to the ER.
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