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Neck pain that radiates to left side of upper back

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Dr. Michael Sparacino
36 years experience Family Medicine
See below: This problem mandates a real-time (face-to-face) meeting with a doctor. A history has to be taken along with a examination as well as labs and other ... Read More

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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joel Cooperman
45 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Ear infection.: symptoms could include infection, sinus irritation, muscle apasms or even a sore throat. Ice to side of neck , Tylenol, (acetaminophen) a decongestan ... Read More
A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Rajendra Tripathi
44 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Many causes: There are numerous causes of left shoulder arm chest neck pain in the most serious one can be heart attack in older patients , or it could be a simple ... Read More
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Timothy Silver
23 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
See your doctor: Have it re evaluated if not getting better. Especially if getting worse. Cardiac disease would be rare in an 18 year old. However i would have it chec ... Read More
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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Rosenfeld
26 years experience Pain Management
Radicular pain: I think you need to see your pcp. It sounds like a "pinched" nerve in your neck. I would suggest physical therapy and the use of nsaids. One could ... Read More
A 17-year-old male asked:
Dr. Timothy Silver
23 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Discuss with MD: You have a lot going on for your age, please discuss this with your doctor, you may warrant some further testing. This is not a good forum for this qu ... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Chukwuka Okafor
15 years experience Orthopedic Spine Surgery
Maybe: It could be secondary to a cervical pinched nerve, or a shoulder problem, like bursitis, or internal shoulder derangement/pathology. See an orthopaedi ... Read More
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A male asked:
Dr. Bernard Seif
39 years experience Clinical Psychology
Back&Neck Pain: indicates a need for you to see your doctor. MAY be arthritis or pinched nerves. He/she will diagnose and treat accordingly. Also see the work of J ... Read More
A 50-year-old female asked:
Dr. Thomas Dowling
39 years experience Orthopedic Spine Surgery
At this point you : should see a spine specialist for a detailed evaluation and appropriate testing who can then guide needed treatment as you are not improving on your o ... Read More
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
35 years experience Pediatrics and Pediatric Pulmonology
Mgt/ workup: From your description the pain most likely is muscular and taking Motrin may help. If there is any difficulty breathing, please go to the ED for evalu ... Read More

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