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What are the symptoms of a pinched nerve?

I have been having a weird feeling in my legs and arms and face when I touch them. It is like a fuzzy feeling. My doctor checked my b12 levels but the test came back fine. Can this be caused from a pinched nerve? Email to YYYY@YYYY , thank you.
Mon, 24 Aug 2015
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Orthopaedic Surgeon 's  Response
Hello,

I have studied your case.
Due to compression of this nerve root there is pain in your arm and leg.

I will advise you to do MRI spine
For these symptoms analgesic and neurotropic medication can be started.
Till time, avoid lifting weights, Sit with support to back. You can consult physiotherapist for help.
Physiotherapy like ultrasound and interferential therapy will give quick relief.
I will advise to check your vit B12 and vit D3 level.

Hope this answers your query. If you have additional questions or follow up queries then please do not hesitate in writing to us. I will be happy to answer your queries.

Wishing you good health.

Take care
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What are the symptoms of a pinched nerve?

Hello, I have studied your case. Due to compression of this nerve root there is pain in your arm and leg. I will advise you to do MRI spine For these symptoms analgesic and neurotropic medication can be started. Till time, avoid lifting weights, Sit with support to back. You can consult physiotherapist for help. Physiotherapy like ultrasound and interferential therapy will give quick relief. I will advise to check your vit B12 and vit D3 level. Hope this answers your query. If you have additional questions or follow up queries then please do not hesitate in writing to us. I will be happy to answer your queries. Wishing you good health. Take care