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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Sacher
32 years experience Pain Management
Muscular and nerve: You can sustain extensive head and neck injuries from a bumpy ride. A researcher studying these injuries from university of miami football players sho ... Read More

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A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Benglis
16 years experience Neurosurgery
Neck injury: It depends on what was found at the initial traumatic incident. Ie whether there were fractures in the spine, a concussion, abnormal head ct, etc. ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Laurence Badgley
52 years experience General Practice
Musculoskeletal: 30's person w. Head ; neck pain absent injury perplexed about cause. In this age group common to wake w. Unilateral neck pain especially, to my o ... Read More
A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tariq Niazi
42 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
A history of injury: To these parts of the body, with symptoms of pain, tenderness, being the simplest ones. A visit to your er with an examination, xrays, ct scans would ... Read More
A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Peter Kurzweil
49 years experience Internal Medicine
From simple 2 seriou: There are many questions that would need to be asked to give idea what is causing this. It could be neck muscle tension, sinusitis (see my answer rela ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
31 years experience Psychiatry
Head Jerking: Jerking or tremor, is caused by many things , to include some medications or alcohol or illicit substances, parkinson's disease, neurologic problems, ... Read More
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Arnold Malerman
52 years experience Orthodontics
Could be: Could be from ear infection, TMJ dysfunction, throat or tonsil infection, impacted wisdom tooth, neoplasm, systemic disease, muscle sprain, neurologic ... Read More
A 51-year-old male asked:
Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegab answered
39 years experience Allergy and Immunology
? Pinched nerve : in your neck area, may not show on imaging studies, rest your neck, non-steroidals as ibuprofen, unless contraindicated, and physical therapy guided b ... Read More
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A 60-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Gould
26 years experience Neurology
Unrelated: Sometimes, with fibromyalgia especially, symptoms may have a non-neurological etiology. Consider having prior imaging re-read and/or redone if none ov ... Read More
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A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Berkowitz
33 years experience Psychiatry
Yes: Chronic tension in the neck, shoulders and head can cause "brain fog" or cognitive clouding because of increased distractibility due to the pain and t ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Addagada Rao
55 years experience General Surgery
Plenty: There are plenty of renowned head and neck surgeons on this panel , you have to ask right question to get the proper answer(s).
A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jason Siefferman
13 years experience Pain Management
Muscle or joint: Usually it's muscular. Cervical facet arthritis will also do it. There are always dangerous causes (tumor, infection) but they are less common. See a ... Read More
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A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ayisha Gani
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Headache with neck: Head ache with tight neck of acute onset with fever need to rule out meningeal irritation like happens in meningitis. If it is a chronic problem for m ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
51 years experience Neurology
It could: Especially if there is a trigger such as a ruptured cervical disc, or damage to brachial plexus. Have your regular doctor do some testing.
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Frank Kuitems
38 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes : Could be other serious problems See Doctor soon for specific diagnosis
A 71-year-old male asked:
Dr. Marsha Davis
27 years experience Internal Medicine
Suggest you see an : ENT and audiologist for full evaluation. Ringing in the ears is usually from hearing loss and is not reversible but can be caused by some meds. You ... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edward Workman
Specializes in Pain Management
Many possible causes: Your symptoms focus on likely problems with upper back and neck muscles vs. the cervical spine and upper thoracic spinals areas. The problem could be ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Masson
32 years experience Neurosurgery
Cardiac vs neck: A neck injury can cause radicular pain to the chest but it should not be assumed. Cardiac issues must be ruled out, then consideration of a c56 radic ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Prem Gupta
47 years experience neurology
No: See a neurologist.
A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Clarence Grim
56 years experience Endocrinology
Disc in neck: Yes
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Karl Schultz
28 years experience Neurosurgery
Yes: Often a pinched nerve in the neck or other cause of neck muscle stiffness can cause the "greater occipital nerve" to get irritated and produce sensati ... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Laurence Badgley
52 years experience General Practice
Musculoskeletal: 21 yo female with constant head, neck and jaw pain likely has chronic muscle spasm in cervical region, with possible tension muscle headache and/or TM ... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Indravadan Gatiwala
41 years experience Neurology
Yes and no: It should not cause nausea except your pain is very severe.
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Dinhofer
40 years experience Radiology
Probable abscess: A painful lump in the neck is likely a carbuncle (staph aureus abscess). The headache may be referred pain. Please check with a doctor.
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hussain Elhalis
10 years experience Ophthalmology
More details: Please provide more specific details like what these symptoms are, severity, duration, anything that you think will help the docs help you. Feel free ... Read More
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