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Neck and shoulder stiffness

A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. J. patrick Tokarz
Specializes in Family Medicine
Heat: Heat and massage.
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Dr. Charles Toman
17 years experience Sports Medicine
Physical therapy : And massage.
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A 16-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Burns
36 years experience Emergency Medicine
If the stiffness: Came from recently increasing your lifting range then back down the weight by 10-15lbs, or use fixed weight machines until stiffness resolves before g ... Read More
A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ehsan Ansari
29 years experience Cardiology
See your doctor: What you are describing could be an infection see your doctor soon.
A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
60 years experience Internal Medicine
Depends: The problem could be in the neck, the structures between the neck and shoulder or the shoulder itself. If the discomfort is worse turning your head to ... Read More
A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kohn
36 years experience Psychiatry
Nerve first m later: Muscle stiffness does not affect nerve root compression but symptoms of nerve compression- root, nerve can cause neck and shoulder sensory effects th ... Read More
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
56 years experience Allergy and Immunology
See doctor: Consult your doctor since you may well need a short course of cortisone to get you out of the asthma attack.
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A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Marsha Davis
27 years experience Internal Medicine
PT: Physical therapy might help. Are you doing heavy lifting with that arm? It does not need that. Have you tried ice or heat? Have you tried regular use ... Read More
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stephen Rothstein
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Head: You need to have this checked out today in the ER
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Audrey Lance
13 years experience Gynecology
See a doctor: If you have neck and shoulder stiffness, you should be evaluated for meningitis. It is possible to get a severe infection like that if you have an unt ... Read More
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A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Nellmarie Bodenstein
Specializes in
Muscle spasm: Muscle spasms in neck and upper back can cause numbness and pain radiating down the arm due to swelling in neck pressing on the nerves. This is mostly ... Read More
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