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can gluten sensitivity cause neck and shoulder pain

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Dr. Steven Machtinger
43 years experience in Allergy and Immunology
Wheat allergy: No to gluten sensitivity. Yes to wheat allergy.
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
35 years experience in Pediatric Pulmonology
Avoid gluten: Testing is available to confirm the diagnosis. In the meantime, avoid all products containing gluten
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ron Jones
Dr. Ron Jones answered
44 years experience in Family Medicine
Rarely: I would not strongly consider your thyroid as the problem if you came to me with those symptoms.
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Dr. Mary Engrav
30 years experience in Emergency Medicine
Yes, : Yes, a tooth that is broken and has become infected could cause neck and shoulder pain from spreading infection. With these symptoms you should be se ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heather Curry
29 years experience in Radiation Oncology
In advanced cases: Advanced tumors of the larynx (voice box) and pharynx (inside of throat) can be associated with enlarged lymph nodes of the neck (which can sometimes ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ihab Ibrahim
28 years experience in Pain Management
Yes: Yes it may.
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Dowling
39 years experience in Orthopedic Spine Surgery
Yes: If there are degenerative changes in the cervical or neck region of the spine, they can lead to inflammation creating muscular symptoms of tightness l ... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Indravadan Gatiwala
41 years experience in Neurology
Yes and no: It should not cause nausea except your pain is very severe.
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A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marcus Roux
20 years experience in Orthopedic Surgery
Yes it can: Absolutely, as stress builds people tend to have it manifest in increased muscle tension in the neck and trunk. This can easily translate to the trap ... Read More
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A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mitchell Cohn
34 years experience in Pain Management
Nerve Injury or: possibly nerve entrapment such as from a vertebra gone out of whack or disc inj.Strangely, if an upper rib become dysfunctional, it too can cause shar ... Read More
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A 63-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nalinaksha Joshi
22 years experience in Neurology
Nerve lesion: Carpal tunnel, pinched nerve in neck plexus disease etc. See a neurologist.
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A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Ein
47 years experience in Infectious Disease
Unlikely: Shoulder and arm pain are not typical of mononucleosis. Mono is characterized by sore throat, fever, swollen neck lymph nodes, splenomegaly, abnormal ... Read More
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ki-Hon Lin
24 years experience in Orthopedic Surgery
Unrelated: The hip/low back and the shoulder/neck problems are 2 unrelated conditions. The only possible relation would be if you have degeneration (aging chang ... Read More
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Derrick Lonsdale
72 years experience in Preventive Medicine
No: Both are due to a common cause.
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Raymond Raven
23 years experience in Hand Surgery
Not likely: Wrist pain can be associated with conditions such as arthritis, tendonitis and nerve irritation. Without a history of trauma, recent or remote, and i ... Read More
A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Randy Stevens
23 years experience in General Surgery
Walk and exercise: Stress can cause muscle to be in a state of increased tone. By continuing to be tight the Lactic Acid builds up. Acid sends signals of pain. Walkin ... Read More
A 39-year-old male asked:
Dr. Natalie Sieb
13 years experience in Family Medicine
Diabetes vs neck?: Prediabetic neuropathy is not usually as full fledged, intense, and progressive as that which is experienced with full fledged diagnosed diabetes. Mig ... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
51 years experience in Neurology
Could be: If you have optic nerve swelling, with loss of vision, you could have optic neuritis. If when you flex or extend your neck, you have electrical shock ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience in Cardiology
lamotrigine: I can't find specifically chest and arm pain but neuromuscular symptoms are common with lamotrigine.
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A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Paul Grin
Dr. Paul Grin answered
35 years experience in Pain Management
Find the cause: There are different terms used to describe spinal disc pathology and associated pain, such as "herniated disc", "pinched nerve", and "bulging disc". M ... Read More
A 53-year-old female asked:
Dr. Laurence Badgley
52 years experience in General Practice
Gravity: Shoulder, neck, ; headache pains are causally related in 40's female post-cervical injury. Head weighs about ten pounds ; injured ; strained neck ... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lynne Weixel
35 years experience in Clinical Psychology
Not commonly, but: Women vary from each other and over time in PMS symptoms and from none, through mild, to very severe levels. Those are NOT directly common, but not im ... Read More
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Uyeda
44 years experience in General Surgery
Symptoms : Seem deeper than musculoskeletal origin. You could have an abnormality in your chest or lungs, so it is best to see a doctor to make sure. All the l ... Read More

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