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Symptoms of Cervical Spondylosis

Symptoms of Cervical Spondylosis: Introduction

The types and severity of symptoms of cervical spondylosis vary between individuals. At the onset of the condition, which can begin by age 30, many people do not have symptoms. Symptoms of cervical spondylosis can be vague and develop slowly or in some cases they can occur suddenly. Symptoms often do not appear until after age 55 or 60. Some people never develop symptoms.

Symptoms include neck pain. Neck pain can progress in severity over time and can lead to neck stiffness and difficulty moving the neck. Pain may radiate to the arms or shoulders. People with cervical spondylosis may also have muscle weakness and numbness and tingling or the shoulder, arms, hands or legs. Headaches, dizziness, and loss of balance may also occur. Herniated or bulging cervical disc may also occur.

In some cases, complications are possible, If the nerves that control the bladder or anal sphincter are compressed, a person may have difficulty controlling the bladder or anal sphincter and experience urinary incontinence or fecal incontinence. In rare cases cervical radiculopathy and cervical myelopathy can occur and lead to permanent disability....more about Cervical Spondylosis »

Symptoms of Cervical Spondylosis

The list of signs and symptoms mentioned in various sources for Cervical Spondylosis includes the 3 symptoms listed below:

  • Neck pain (usually worse on arising in the morning), pain in back of head, shoulder blades or down the arms
  • Neck stiffness, painful and difficult movement of neck
  • Pins and needles (paraesthesia), arm weakness and clumsiness
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Cervical Spondylosis as a Cause of Symptoms or Medical Conditions

When considering symptoms of Cervical Spondylosis, it is also important to consider Cervical Spondylosis as a possible cause of other medical conditions. The Disease Database lists the following medical conditions that Cervical Spondylosis may cause:

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The symptom information on this page attempts to provide a list of some possible signs and symptoms of Cervical Spondylosis. This signs and symptoms information for Cervical Spondylosis has been gathered from various sources, may not be fully accurate, and may not be the full list of Cervical Spondylosis signs or Cervical Spondylosis symptoms. Furthermore, signs and symptoms of Cervical Spondylosis may vary on an individual basis for each patient. Only your doctor can provide adequate diagnosis of any signs or symptoms and whether they are indeed Cervical Spondylosis symptoms.


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