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i have muscle pain in my right arm that feels a bit like a

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i have muscle pain in my right arm that feels a bit like a cramp but the pain is on and off mainly at night time after work , the arms also aches a few hours after exercise or lifting heavy things. could this problem be a trapped nerve in my back?
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. Natasha replied 2 years ago.
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usually pain as you describe is a trapped nerve in the NECK

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you would need a MRI of the cervical spine to assess this

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a chiropractor will not help

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you may have a herniated disc

Customer:

good morning , when I went to the chiropractor he took an x -ray and did say there was something wrong with some part of my spine but I just cant remember what he said

Dr. Natasha :

you need a MRI of your NECK

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the xray will not show you much of anything

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that is where the nerves for the arm come from

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c5,6,7,8

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cervical spine

Customer:

so would it be best to make an appointment with my doctor

Dr. Natasha :

yes, your gp

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I will check in with you in a couple of weeks, ok

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thanks for the answer

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Customer:

probably saved me a lot of money going to a chiropractor !!

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the service was very good thanks

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Expert:  Dr. Natasha replied 2 years ago.
hey gordon
how are you feeling