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Spasm in the neck causing trigeminal neuralgia. Pain in the neck, arm and shoulder. Have B12 and folate deficiency. Are these related?

My neck went into spasm 4 weeks ago which caused Trigeminal neuralgia my neck wen into spasm left side but effect right side of my face, I was given tegratol which sorted the face out, now I still have pain in my neck, my left arm and shoulder is painful especially if I rest it on a desk, table or my lap, and just aches and is worse in the cold I ve now started getting pins and needles in my left hand especially my thumb and forefinger area, I also have a B12 and folate deficiency
Mon, 15 Jul 2013
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hi thanks for posing your worry on HCM
these are highly related and you should continue these supplements.
also you need to see a doctor for proper assessment.
thanks
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