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Question by  merrittjp (23)

What are c4-5 pinched nerve symptoms?

I think I have a pinched nerve.


Answer by  fishy (1085)

C4 gives rise to the phrenic nerve which innervates the diaphragm used for breathing, therefore any respiratory difficulties would be indicative. C5 gives rise to the upper portion of the brachial plexus, symptoms would occur in the upper shoulder and back area.


Answer by  Jove (164)

The symptoms are weakness and numbness in your arms. There could also be stiffness, and a tingling sensation in the nerve.


Answer by  tbk (257)

Symptoms start at neck traveling to the shoulder, arm or fingers. Tingling, numbness or muscle weakness directed in the path the nerve travels. It worsens by coughing, sneezing or straining.


Answer by  champaign9497 (11977)

Pain numbness and tingling in the extremities if you are concerned you should call the doctor tell them the symptoms and see what they suggest you do.


Answer by  Vanasatchy (816)

c4-5 pinched nerve symptoms are pain radiating in the arm tinkgling sensation in the arm numbness in your arms. You will feel very uneasy at times. The feeling will be like a motor running for a few minutes. It is better to consult a nuero doctor and thengo for exercise.


Answer by  CarrieZee (189)

Problems with the spinal column, including the c4-c5 level, can include but are not limited to, pain, tingling, limited range of motion, and tenderness at the site. Swelling is also possible.


Answer by  Liz59 (10966)

Well if you have a pinched nerve, you will no by immediate pain of a nerve which lasts for atleast 30 seconds. It is very painful indeed.


Answer by  Crystalb (163)

The most common symptoms of this type of pinched nerve are pain in the neck and shoulders, and a tingling, numbing sensation. You may also experience some stiffness in the affected area.


Answer by  soapjunkie (581)

Symptoms are weakness in the upper arm specifically in the deltoid muscle with, in most cases, no significant numbness or tingling. Shoulder pain is also present. An x-ray and/or an MRI of the area will need to be done. Please see your doctor for a complete diagnosis.

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