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can stress cause neck pain

A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Thomas Dowling
40 years experience Orthopedic Spine Surgery
Yes: Yes, stress can manifest itself in multiple ways in terms of symptoms from gastrointestinal, musculoskeletal and other organ systems as well as your ... Read More
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A 56-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lynne Weixel
36 years experience Clinical Psychology
No, but: It can make you more vulnerable to germs in your environment. Sounds like you caught something. Try OTC for symptom relief and if you have a fever, ca ... Read More
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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marcus Roux
21 years experience 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 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Avishka Baichan
Specializes in General Practice
Medication and rest: Good afternoon Your symptoms suggest that you may have an upper respiratory tract infection/flu. These symptoms can be exacerbated by stress. It is re ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Vikram Patel
37 years experience Pain Management
Being nitpicky!: In my opinion there is no such thing as being nitpicky when a patient is suffering from pain and a doctor recommends a treatment. I would expect all m ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Soren Singel
29 years experience Neurosurgery
Muscular pain - help: Pain generators likely muscular - have someone apply gentle pressure to the sore muscle areas for 1-2 min at a time. Pain likely to subside after 3-4 ... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charles Glassman
36 years experience Internal Medicine
Neck pain: Muscle spasm is a symptom of an overactive fight or flight system that is usually what we call stress. I suggest you look for modalities to decrease s ... Read More
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A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Harold Fields
61 years experience Family Medicine
Stress: A good regular exercise program and relaxation perhaps in a Yoga program. Also try and reduce the factors that may be producing your stress. Good Luck ... Read More
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A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Howard Min
23 years experience Cardiology
Concerning: Given your age and the presence of hypertension, i would not ignore any chest pain/neck pain, especially if recurrent. I would advise at least gettin ... Read More
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
33 years experience Pediatrics
Doctor should check: Most people get a headache at some time, such as from colds, infections, lack of sleep, too much driving, long hours on the computer, stress at work, ... Read More

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