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Can Pain In Throat Be Related To A Pinched Nerve In Back?

i am being treating for neuropathy in my legs and feet. i have a known herniation on L4-5. i also have had nerve pain in my throat and nerve pain in my chest. can the nerve pain in my throat be related to the pinched nerve in my back? i also have a bulging disc in my thoracic spine.
Mon, 30 Apr 2018
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No, it cannot.

The throat gets it's sensation from a nerve from within the brain, so a nerve issue in your lumbar spine, or your thoracic spine would not cause those symptoms.
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Can Pain In Throat Be Related To A Pinched Nerve In Back?

No, it cannot. The throat gets it s sensation from a nerve from within the brain, so a nerve issue in your lumbar spine, or your thoracic spine would not cause those symptoms.