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Dr. Mark, Neurologist (MD)
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Experience:  Neurosurgeon - Brain, spine, and peripheral nerve surgery
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Just wondering about Polyneuropathy and absent Planter Snaps

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just wondering about Polyneuropathy and absent Planter Snaps on the left side.Working with Primary Care Physician referrals to Neurologist after lower back injury and Transforminal injection to block radicular pain on the left side.Upper EMG done on upper extremities today pending results loss of feeling pain & tingling rt arm and hand. DDD with 3 herniated lumbar disks with nerve impingement,thecal sac enlargement, levo scoliosis,sciatica, spondolisis and stenosis, tumors and cysts per MRI (lumbar only)& xrays. This episode has been going on since mid Jan this year. Blood work pending per Neurologist.
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Neurology
Expert:  Dr. David replied 2 years ago.
This is Dr. David
lumbar herniated disks would not cause loss of feeling and pain and tingling in the right arm and hand.
you would need a brain MRI scan and cervical and upper thoracic spine MRI scan to check for pinched nerves in the neck.
have you had a neck spine MRI scan?