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What causes weakness in the hands after cervical spine surgery?

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Posted on Fri, 20 Jul 2018
Question: I HAD ACDF C3 3 MOS AGO I STILL HAVE WEAKNESS IN LEFT ARM AND LEFT AND RIGHT HANDS MY HANDS FEEL VERY SHARP AND VERY SENSITIVE AND LIMITED PERCEPTION TOUGH TO BUTTON SHIRTS AND PANTS TOUGH TO PICK SMALL OBJECTS UP
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Answered by Dr. Neeraj Kumar (12 minutes later)
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Hello,
I have gone through your question and understand your concern.
The improvement in symptoms depends upon the extent of damage before surgery and delay in surgery.
Complications rate is less but can be another cause of no improvement or deterioration.
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Drugs like pregabalin , gabapentin or amitriptyline can ve used.
Hope you found the answer helpful.
Do get back to me for further information.
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Dr N Kumar
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Brief Answer: Upload reports and prescription Detailed Answer: Hello, I have gone through your question and understand your concern. The improvement in symptoms depends upon the extent of damage before surgery and delay in surgery. Complications rate is less but can be another cause of no improvement or deterioration. Upload images and prescription. Drugs like pregabalin , gabapentin or amitriptyline can ve used. Hope you found the answer helpful. Do get back to me for further information. Regards Dr N Kumar Neurologist