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Do herniated disks that press on the spinal cord nerves cause pain in the arm?

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Dr. Kenneth Reichert
Neurosurgery

In brief: Herniated Disc

Herniated discs in the cervical (neck) region can compress the spinal cord, nerve leaving the spinal cord, or not compress either. If neurologic compression is present, pain radiating down the arm is a common complaint.
Arm or leg numbness or weakness can also be present if spinal cord compression is identified.

In brief: Herniated Disc

Herniated discs in the cervical (neck) region can compress the spinal cord, nerve leaving the spinal cord, or not compress either. If neurologic compression is present, pain radiating down the arm is a common complaint.
Arm or leg numbness or weakness can also be present if spinal cord compression is identified.
Dr. Kenneth Reichert
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Dr. Lali Sekhon
Neurosurgery

In brief: Yes

This is the commonest symptom with numbness, tingling or weakness also possible

In brief: Yes

This is the commonest symptom with numbness, tingling or weakness also possible
Dr. Lali Sekhon
Dr. Lali Sekhon
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