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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Peter Ihle
53 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
C below: Neck x-ray is dedicated to the neck, a complete study is an ap, lat, r&l obliques as well as a swimmers view to visualize the lowest cerv segment and ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Betts
32 years experience Neurosurgery
Glands: There are lymph nodes on the back of the neck which may become inflamed with infections both viral and bacterial. They may also become enlarged with c ... Read More
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Hill
22 years experience Family Medicine
Variety of reasons: This can be related to muscle strain, bony damage, or a variety of reasons. Your question is too general.
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Dr. Paul Kovatis
31 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Many reasons: Can be muscular, disc related, sleeping incorrectly, posture not straight. ?Pain radiates? Pain stays in same location? Numbness? When does the pai ... Read More
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A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. William Schmidt
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Family physician: Sorry but I would be guessing. Ask your physician.
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Allen Seely
30 years experience General Practice
Swelling back neck: Soft tissue (e.g. Skin/muscle/fat) 'edema' just means 'swelling'. Some possible causes are: trauma (bump/bruise) or infection (cellulitis).
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A 16-year-old male asked:
Dr. Barton Butterbaugh
39 years experience Family Medicine
Discolored Caucasian: Discolored Caucasian skin can be a sign of internal medical problems. I would seek the services of your internist or family practitioner first before ... Read More
A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kirpal Singh
23 years experience General Surgery
Not really: Poor posture can cause spine issues over a long long long time. If there is a "fat pad", it needs to be checked and confirmed by ur pcp. This could b ... Read More
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A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Rosenfeld
26 years experience Pain Management
Muscle spasm: Sounds like muscle spasm. Try otc nsaids and heat. If the problem persists your pcp can prescribe a muscle relaxer.
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Christopher Mcgraw
27 years experience Family Medicine
Not very likely: That amount of force would be unlikely to break anything though it could strain neck muscles and be very uncomfortable.
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A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Douglas Brant
25 years experience Family Medicine
Pain not localizes: General pain not only in one are. Clinical diagnosis only.
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