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muscle spasms in neck and head

A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Larry Xanthopoulos
21 years experience Pediatrics
Most likely anxiety: Most likely anxiety but a good idea to get checked out by the physician and try to rule out some of those other possibilities
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Andrew Germanovich
12 years experience Pain Management
One or two days.: The reason for the collar is suspected ligamentous injury based on mechanism which imaging didn't pick up. The problem with the use of the collar for ... Read More
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hassan Bencheqroun
21 years experience Pulmonary Critical Care
Muscle spasms: Usually a muscle spasm happens around the spine when it tries to "stabilize" the spine during a strain. When you strain it during sleep in a bad posit ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Gary Sterba
46 years experience Rheumatology
Muscle : Muscle spasm are related to many thing, they usually " hurt" and the patient does complain of pain and discomfort. If this is not the case , anatomica ... Read More
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dennis Giannini
35 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
No: Try nsaids, ice, heat...Pain can be relieved with over-the-counter medications like advil or aleve (naproxen). Follow directions on label. Ice for ab ... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Steven Simon
37 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
PT and meds: Muscle relaxant medication will assist the spasms you experience and the modalities like heat, massage, manipulation and home exercise program from PT ... Read More
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A male asked:
Dr. Marc Zimmermann
21 years experience Psychiatry
Possibly: Anxiety often causes the tensing or spasming of muscles, particularly in the neck. If this continues or is particularly annoying, talk to your doctor ... Read More
A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bruce Jacobs
Specializes in Family Medicine
Try magnesium: tablets over the counter or get your Dr to prescribe it or muscle relaxer prescription..You could also try potassium supplement and see if that helps.
A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Samantha Maplethorpe
21 years experience Family Medicine
Tight neck muscles: Yes, try some stretching exercises to relax the muscles in your neck.
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A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Grobman
40 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Probably neck issue: Any history of neck injury? Any radiation of pain/numbness/weakness into arms or legs? If so, see your pcp. If not try some gentle neck flexibility ex ... Read More
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