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can nexk muscle cause a swelling in the neck

A 44-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
49 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Yes : If there is inflammation in the muscle or around it.
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A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Anna Flor Salcedo
23 years experience Internal Medicine
Possible : Nerve impingement in the cervical/ neck area, needs imaging study such as MRI of cervical area, possibly even brain. Have an evaluation as soon as po ... Read More
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Dr. Michael Bolesta
40 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
See doctor: See your primary doctor for a thorough history and physical. Tests or referral to a specialist or therapist may be suggested.
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A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Kornelis Poelstra
24 years experience Orthopedic Spine Surgery
Neck pain: If the trapezius muscle is not tightening up, and there is associated neck pain and sometimes tension around the upper shoulder blade, there might be ... Read More
Dr. Shalabh Bansal
13 years experience Pediatrics
Proximal muscles: Are you having pain lifting your arms above your shoulders... Any stiffness. See your physician as it could strictly be orthopedic in nature but could ... Read More
A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Neal Hakimi
12 years experience Internal Medicine
Exercise: personally I find that some light exercise like walking, swimming, etc. can help with muscle tension. if it doesn't get better then see your doctor.
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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Justin Greiwe
12 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Tight muscles: Alternating between hot and cold packs can be helpful, stretching, and massage. Also NSAIDs like ibuprofen can help reducing inflammation. Say well hy ... Read More
A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jovita Anyanwu
30 years experience Internal Medicine
It is: possible that it is normal body asymmetry. But to be sure it is not neck mass and for re-assurance have your primary provider take a look
A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Kleerekoper
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Sympotms: Given the appropriate information above you must have your Primary doctor refer you to a back specialist! Hope all goes well - please keep me posted ... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Trettin
33 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Heat,nsaid: Try a moist warm/hot towel or heating pad , try Ibuprofen or other nsaid.Sometimes a gentle massage to the muscles can be helpful....
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Uyeda
45 years experience General Surgery
Two months: Is too long for just swelling. You might have something else going on. Consult with your doctor for possible referral to orthopedic surgeon to make ... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Julan Crane
25 years experience Pediatrics
Multiple symptoms : Not a good format to help with multiple symptoms so follow up with your doctor or contact us to discuss

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