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is headache, sharp or stabbing a symptom of cervical (neck) spondylosis

A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. LUIS IRIZARRY
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Cervical pain: Depends on prior medications, x-rays, ct or MRI studies.
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Dr. J. Yusuf Erskine
32 years experience Holistic Medicine
OMM: It would be helpful to know your age and to review your cervical x-rays; to predict how you would respond to osteopathic manipulative treatment; howev ... Read More

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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Will Moorehead
52 years experience Orthopedic Spine Surgery
YES: Cervical spondylosis is associated with a particular form of headaches. This is called occipital neuralgia. The head ache is in the posterior aspect o ... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edward Hellman
29 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Be seen: There is a condition in which spondylitis changes in the facet joint in the neck can cause severe headaches. If it did not respond to simpler things ... Read More
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Dr. Stephen Rothstein
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Neck: Great question cervical vertigo also called hairdresser syndrome is treated with physical therapy of the neck. See a neurologist may need MRI and the ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
51 years experience Cardiology
Neck pain: Cervical spondylosis can certainly cause neck pain.........And so can other things. Check with your doctor to see what's going on.
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jefferson Chen
34 years experience Neurosurgery
Radiology: Certainly symptoms of neck pain or radiating pain to the arms or hands may give you some indication of cervical spondlylosis. However, x-rays, CT scan ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
Nerve damage: Stiff neck is a symptom, however, nerve damage manifesting as weakness, numbness and muscle wasting in the legs and urinary symptoms may be more troub ... Read More
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kevin Vaught
28 years experience Neurosurgery
Imaging : An MRI of the cervical spine can answer your question. Check out spine-health.Com.
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jian Shen
Dr. Jian Shen answered
9 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
X-rays and symptoms: Start with a visit to your pcp, get x-rays and/or mris.
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
Osteophytes: The vertebrae of the the spinal column become irregularly thickened and may have irregular projections. These irregularities cause narrowing of the s ... Read More
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