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Course of action for cervical spondylosis with pain and numbness in left hand

my mrs aged 59, suffering cervical spondylosis for one year. continuous pain in Her left hand ,X RAY TAKEN BUT NO M.R.I. if touched at particular point /area , it pained a lot.She could not sleep on the left side .numb ness in left .fingers also. Traction , physiotherapy , VIT. B12 NERVE STRENGHENING MEDICINES TAKEN , BUT NO RELIEF.. SUGGEST COURSE OF ACTION. LOCATION GHAZIABAD.
Asked On : Tue, 3 Apr 2012
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Hello gmagarwal. Thanks for visiting The continuous pain in her left hand, her inability to sleep on that side, and the numbness in her left fingers tend to suggest a nerve issue. Also, she has tried most of the other courses of treatment for pain and for nerve issues, so I would advise that she talk to her physician about an MRI.

The MRI may show some nerve impingement resulting from the cervical spondylosis. Nerve impingement if left untreated for long periods of time may lead to permanent nerve damage.

Be well, Dr. Kimberly
Answered: Wed, 4 Apr 2012
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