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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Krishna Kumar
54 years experience Psychiatry
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arnold Beresh
40 years experience Podiatry
Physical Therapy: Stretching and massage are the main 2 things to help this.
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Peter Ihle
53 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Should not take 6mo : 2 get appt. Unless U waited until now. U should C a rheumatologist 4 eval.
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A 61-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Levine
18 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Muscle bruise Rx: Heat and gentle stretching exercises. When you are pain free, you can start strengthening and slowly return to you normal sports activities. Also otc ... Read More
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Victor Bonuel
37 years experience Internal Medicine
Try these: Apply warm packs application, try tylenol (acetaminophen) or Ibuprofen (if no allergies), exercise your jaw ( up & down movement) may help. Hope you ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael H. T. Sia
30 years experience Pediatrics
See below: Mild: heat/ice, rest, gentle stretching and ibuprofen/naproxyn/acetaminophen trial. If any outstanding medical history: trauma, chronic meds, age > ... Read More
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A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alfredo Garcia
55 years experience Pediatrics
Swollen arm muscles: First step in treatment is to discontinue the cause and rest for the arm. Cold compresses for the first few days will prevent more swelling. Therafte ... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Otto Placik
33 years experience Plastic Surgery
Complex answer: Ths usa difficult question with no definitive answer . The following link provides a brief summary with some recommendations that is written in easy ... Read More
A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. J. patrick Tokarz
Specializes in Family Medicine
Heat: Heat and massage.
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A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Marvin Den
44 years experience Internal Medicine
Muscle spasm: It sounds like muscle spasm. If stress related that needs to be addressed.. Would see a doctor and be checked out.
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Craig Morton
17 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
See below: You may want to try applying moist heat to your neck 2-3 times per day and start a short course of anti-inflammatory such as advil or aleve (naproxen) ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jason Marchetti
19 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Exercise: Assuming you have had any concerning pathology ruled out, most 'mechanical' or muscular back and neck pain is best dealt with by focusing on proper po ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Dowling
39 years experience Orthopedic Spine Surgery
Mostly just time: For most muscular symptom presentations in the neck, it takes a little time to clear. Sometimes, this may be an initial symptom of another problem l ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
51 years experience Neurology
Suggestions: if merely stiff neck, could use local heat and Aleve, (naproxen) but if you note increased neck pain and headache upright, with relief on laying down, ... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bradford Romans
36 years experience Internal Medicine
Pain in the neck: Relaxation by stretching, range of motion exercises, massage, yoga can help.Be sure to seek medical attn if you have any numbness, weakness, tingling ... Read More
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A 63-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Rosenfeld
26 years experience Pain Management
Muscle relaxer: A prescription muscle relaxer (zanaflex, robaxin, (methocarbamol) baclofen, flexeril) will help. You can also try heat and massage.
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A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Ryan
49 years experience Dentistry
It depends...: Jaw pain can have many causes. Everything from dental cavities to sore and spasmotic muscles to dental infections to lack of oxygen to the heart (angi ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
36 years experience Family Medicine
See below: Warm soaks and passive stretching should help the itching.
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Roaney
60 years experience Family Medicine
Leg muscle pain: Ibuprofen 3/day and tylenol (acetaminophen) every 4 hours will be helpful. Also warm moist compresses treatment will depend upon what is the cause of ... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ralph Morgan Lewis
37 years experience Family Medicine
Muscle spasm: See fp for muscle relaxer (preferable one that doesn't make you sleep all the time). Moist heat to neck & shoulders will help relax muscles. Stretchin ... Read More
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stephen Massimi
12 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Heat and Posture: Muscles in the neck most commonly tighten from either poor posture (making them work harder to support your head), or from an injury to the neck (in w ... Read More
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A 69-year-old female asked:
Dr. EVAN Leibowitz
24 years experience Rheumatology
Just don't burn: No firm rule. I tell people 20 minutes every 3-4 hours as needed. Be careful not to apply high heat as you my burn yourself.
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Laurence Badgley
52 years experience General Practice
Isometrics : A gentle means to strengthen muscles of the neck is to realize that the periodic stress of a muscle keeps it toned. As to the neck, one can use their ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Schleimer
37 years experience Orthodontics
Icing, Advil (ibuprofen)...: The masseter muscle is one of the muscles of mastication (biting), and it is an extremely powerful muscle, that is constantly in use. If it is bilater ... Read More
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