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i hit my head and my neck hurts

A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Adam Smith
16 years experience in Internal Medicine
Muscle Attachment: There is a strong system of muscles surrounding and supporting the neck. Any head trauma likely involves some neck trauma as well. Nearby neck muscles ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience in Psychiatry
Get med eval: Cervical (neck) and head injuries can go hand in hand depending on mechanism of injury.
A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. William Singer
50 years experience in Pediatric Neurology
No: The symptoms you describe are those of a head injury not a brain injury.
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mohammad Ashori
15 years experience in Family Medicine
Cervical spine: That sounds suspicious. Unlikely to be injury to facial nerve but could be issues with cervical spine. I would recommend getting seen for this and pos ... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Alves
23 years experience in Emergency Medicine
Could be spasm: If cold compresses to sore area & NSAID (lie advil) does not improve it in couple days, see your dr / urgent care dr for check.
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A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Martin Morell
28 years experience in Rheumatology
Head: Held up by neck. Head is hard, but internal superficial bleed possible. Neck blunt or crashing injury can strain spinal cord or exiting nerves. Alwa ... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kanan Modi
41 years experience in Pediatrics
Treat as follows: Make sure you did not become unconscious , apply ice to the area. Rest & take ibuprofen if you are not allergic to it. It will heal in a few days.
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A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mark Cantieri
39 years experience in Pain Management
Yes: I manage patients with chronic neck and head pain and you can definitely sprain your neck that way.
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A female asked:
Dr. Ayman Omar
Specializes in Neurology
ER: Best to get evaluated at the closest emergency room. Occasionally, bleeds or neck injury can happen even with minimal trauma.
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A female asked:
Dr. Walter Husar
32 years experience in Neurology
Syncope/Concussion: What you are describing is a mild concussion with neck strain and occipital tension headache. You should seek medical evaluation as soon as possible t ... Read More

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