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causes of pain on the right side of the neck down to the shoulder

A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bradford Romans
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Pinched nerve: The nerves to the arm come out from the spinal cord from the neck vertebrae .A pinched nerve, at this level, could cause these symptoms.See your docto ... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charles Herrera
42 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes: Neck sprains and these types of "spasms" can occur upon awakening and can radiate all the way to the feet. Also remember that neck and low back pain c ... Read More
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A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jimmy Henry
15 years experience Pain Management
Cervical spine pain: The differential diagnosis would include cervical facet syndrome (arthritis), cervical radiculopathy (pinched nerve), or myofascial pain (muscle spasm ... Read More
A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Edward Hellman
28 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Your neck: Thank you for the question. There are many potential causes, but among the most common is the irritation of a nerve in the neck. The term "cervical ... Read More
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A 53-year-old female asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience Infectious Disease
See a doctor: Possibly an orthopedic spine surgeon. This may be something in your cervical spine and should be checked out. Should take care of this as soon as fe ... Read More
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A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
51 years experience Neurology
Consider: Possible inflammatory problem, or maybe a nerve issue involving small fibres, which will not be picked up by your prior studies. Did EMG study brachi ... Read More
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sadiqa Stelzner
27 years experience Ophthalmology
See a doc: Please consult your doc. It can be from infection, inflammation or other problem in the system.
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Dr. Craig Morton
17 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
No: Without a history of trauma, shoulder blade pain can be caused by poor posture, a bad disc in the spine, or an irritated nerve in the neck. See your ... Read More

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