Median nerve

What is Median nerve?

The median nerve is a nerve in humans and other animals in the upper limb. It is one of the five main nerves originating from the brachial plexus. The median nerve is formed from contributions from the lateral and medial cords of the brachial plexus, originating from ventral roots of C5, C6 & C7 (lateral cord) and C8 & T1 (medial cord).

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Can c4 bilateral radiculopathy cause tingling and severe pain in arms as well as legs. Also can the tingling and burning wake you from sleep
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STATEMENT: I am trying to describe the sensory nerves in my hands relating to the median nerve and radial nerve.>
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what is the cause for numbness in the hands at night?

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