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Hello welcome to JA. I am here to discuss your issues.
You do not have a brain tumor based on your symptoms, but with all of this familial anxiety/depression have you had a brainMRI ? Get back to me to discuss. How Can I help?
Your doctors must feel your sensations are from anxiety ( a known cause ) rather that something more organic. You need a good neurological exam from a neurologist ( not a psychiatrist) to determine need. Dr Frank
Certainly the diffuse nature of your symptoms cannot be explained by one nerve from the spine. In addition to strange sensations, you would have numbness and possibly weakness. You can have sensory neuropathies or demyelinating lesions in the brain but your doctors feel otherwise. I hope that helps. If satisfied please remember to rate my service by clicking on the rating stars as that is how I am compensated for my work. I will put out the phone option if you wish me to call you to discuss this further. Dr Frank
Hi, Please look for a different Expert. Thanks
Hello, this is Dr. Love. You requested another expert, but did not specify what additional information you would like.
The other expert is correct that the various symptoms that you describe would involve multiple nerves,whereas someone with a pinched nerve would have symptoms that follow the anatomy of the nerve that is pinched, and that would be true whether the nerve is pinched because of an underlying disease or as a complication of chiropractic care. Similarly, there would not be this pattern of symptoms if there had been damage to a muscle or tendon.
The other expert is also correct that symptoms are not as good an indicator of whether there is significant neurologic disease as are the findings on a complete neurologic examination. Consequently, the findings on neurologic examination is a far better indication of whether additional testing is warranted, such as an MRI.
If the neurologic examination is completely normal, then it would be appropriate to consider a different medicine for anxiety.
If there is additional information that would be helpful, please let me know.
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