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neck feels tight and numb

A 28-year-old member asked:
Dr. Albert C. Cuetter
57 years experience Neurology
Muscle tension: If you stretch the neck by looking towards the left and the tingling is on the right side, that is produced by muscle tension; the opposite may be pro ... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bernard Bach Jr
41 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Muscle cramps.: It could be muscle cramps. We can get cramps in that area, just as we can in our thighs, calves, shoulders, etc. You can try stretching your neck, jaw ... Read More
A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Laurence Badgley
52 years experience General Practice
Yes: 40's male with "tight neck and shoulder" with facial numbness describes a symptom constellation compatible with thoracic outlet syndrome. Within the ... Read More
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Davis
35 years experience Dentistry
Numbness: Numb sensations are not normal. Tmj can have various symptoms, however...You should see the emergency room as soon as possible to rule out heart or st ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. John cuong Doan
17 years experience Family Medicine
If you are having: this type of chest pain, please proceed to the ED to determine cause. It is better safe than sorry, but the numbness/radiation of pain in those locat ... Read More
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Paul Grin
Dr. Paul Grin answered
35 years experience Pain Management
TTH: Tension-type headache has been described as recurrent episodes of headache lasting minutes to days. The pain is typically described as dull, achy, non ... Read More
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Vahe Yetimyan
50 years experience General Practice
Hyperventilation.: You are probably hyperventilating because of the pain . Hyperventilation decreases pCO2 in the blood and this in turns decreses ionized calcium in the ... Read More
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A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nadeem Shaikh
30 years experience Internal Medicine
Migraine headache: migraine headache
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Kleerekoper
50 years experience Endocrinology
Head: Sorry to see this. Please have someone take you to a Primary doctor. She/he will take your medical history, examine you and more than likely order lab ... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Susan Arnoult
24 years experience Family Medicine
Virus?: You may have irritation of the lining of the stomach due to a virus or a food you ate. Try some Malox or Mylanta. If the pain worsens and causes vomi ... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Carrie Cannon
32 years experience Family Medicine
Infection possible: Could be serious. Please be seen by your primary doctor or in an urgent care center today to rule out infection. A stiff neck is always worrisome for ... Read More
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Kam
Dr. David Kam answered
35 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Chest tightness: See your primary care doctor to r/o asthma, uvulitis and anxiety. You'll be fine!
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Kleerekoper
50 years experience Endocrinology
Many symptoms: Please have someone take you to the nearest Emergency facility.
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Karen Butler
20 years experience Family Medicine
See doctor: With what you are describing you need to see your doctor for a thorough exam my dear
A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ayisha Gani
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Headache with neck: Head ache with tight neck of acute onset with fever need to rule out meningeal irritation like happens in meningitis. If it is a chronic problem for m ... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Douglas Slaughter
26 years experience Orthopedic Spine Surgery
NSAID and position: This sounds like irritation to a nerve coming out of your neck. This can occur from a herniated disk or a bone spur. I suggest you take Ibuprofen at ... Read More
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A 66-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Needs examination: It is not feasible to provide a meaningful opinion without history, physical examination and perhaps lab tests. One disorder that meets the symptoms ... Read More
A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charles Berry
Specializes in Thoracic Surgery
You May Have TOS: and you need to see a physical therapist after an MRI rules out something surgical ... TOS = Thoracic Outlet Syndrome ( Treated almost always with exe ... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Safiyya Shabazz
18 years experience Family Medicine
Tooth/sinus problem?: Depending on the specific location and duration of the aching & numbness, i'd get my teeth checked, consider if it could be sinuses or bell's palsy & ... Read More
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Martin Tamler
32 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Pain: There are many possibilities for this group of symptoms. Several rheumatologic conditions come to mind including fibromyalgia. I would suggest you see ... Read More
A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
56 years experience Family Medicine
Needs to be checked: We do not have enough information as to how long it has been and how it started.Needs to have detailed History and Physical Examinatio.So get it check ... Read More
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Many Causes: How old are you if I may ask? For young age with no skin changes and pain inside the head, I would be thinking of migraine as a possible cause. For ol ... Read More
A 48-year-old female asked:
Dr. Daniel Dorfman
35 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Need eval: Symptoms could be due to cervical spine problem with pressure on nerve roots or spinal cord compression. With the head numbness a cerebral problem nee ... Read More
A 41-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
51 years experience Neurology
RATHER UNLIKELY: Possible that you could suffer from peripheral nerve issues, such as carpal tunnel syndrome and/or tarsal tunnel syndrome. Underlying metabolic issue ... Read More
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