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Scoliosis in lower back. Cringing feeling in upper body. Is it neurological problem?

I am 50, very healthy. Work out 5 days a week. I have scoliosis in lower back, a c curve. So I know & deal with pain all my life. I am experiencing something strange. A cringing feeling in my upper body, head, chest , arms. Feels like nerve endings. I don t have time to see a dr. unless it s emergency. Could this be a neurological problem or something I should just get a blood test to see if it s diabetes or high colesterol. This is creating a problem in my daily activity. Happens very frequentely and stops me in my tracks. Only lasts for seconds.
Asked On : Sun, 24 Feb 2013
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Dear User ,

thank you for getting in touch with us. its not an emergency first of all , it could be a neurological problem like prolapsed disc that impinge on your nerves in a certain movement but you dont need to panic about it , its not cholesterol or diabetes but its wise to check your levels every once and while from now on and to keep track on your baseline levels. if you work in an office try to set up right most of the time , if you have to use the computer alot try to obtain a healthy posture , avoid carrying heavy objects and check if your bed and pillow are comfortable enough , avoid sharp sudden neck and back movements , if the symptoms persist you need to get an X-ray and MRI and go to your doctor in order to prescribe pain killers which would help assist in decreasing the inflammation in the protruding disc.

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Answered: Mon, 10 Jun 2013
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