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I have sharp pains in my Arm and my hand is tingling the

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I have sharp pains in my Arm and my hand is tingling the pain is very bad in my arm pit
I have seen a doctor who said its nerves in my neck
He put me on tablets for 1 month
I am having Physio
But nothing seems to help
Is this common
I had an extra
The doctor said I have arthritis of the neck joint c5 I think he said
Which is the joint that supplies nerves to the hand
Can I get rid of this pain?
How long will this go on for
I have had this 4/5 weeks now.
Submitted: 10 months ago.
Category: Medical
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Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 10 months ago.

have you tried physio paul?

Customer: replied 10 months ago.
Hi
Yes I am still waiting
thanks
Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 10 months ago.

have you had an MRI of the neck?

has surgery been considered?

how old are you?

Customer: replied 10 months ago.
I'm 39
I am having intense Physio 2 times a week
I had Acupunture yesterday also
Never hurt my back or neck
Pain just started 6-8 weeks ago
I'm on nerve tablets from my doct
And co-coordormol 8/500
But pain is still there gets very bad sometimes
I have to raise my arm to make it ease off
Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 10 months ago.

have you had an MRI?

Customer: replied 10 months ago.
No MRI
Just an extra
Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 10 months ago.

That would be the next step

surgery might be needed for this

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