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I have severe pain in my neck with the pain shooting down my

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I have severe pain in my neck with the pain shooting down my right arm and down the right hand side of my back and shoulder. I had a fall 12 weeks ago and the pain has never left me. Is there any treatmnet I can receive for it. My chiropractor after a serious of treatments has only made it worse
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 1 year ago.

Thanks for this question

This is very serious

you could have a fracture or a disc in the neck that is pressing on a nerve

when a nerve in the spine or coming out of the spine is pinched, it causes these symptoms in the arm

you need to go to ER and have an MRI of the spine.

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Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 1 year ago.

thanks for this question

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