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pain around neck and shoulders

A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
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Myalgia/spasm: the famous "knots in the neck and shoulders"- usually stress or tension related or related to poor form in exercise. Tylenol, (acetaminophen) Advil, m ... Read More
Dr. Ivelisse Rivera-Godreau
24 years experience Family Medicine
History...: We need more history on how did it start.Did you suffer an injury? Is this something that has been going on for a while or it just started all of a s ... Read More
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Dr. Susan Arnoult
25 years experience Family Medicine
Any cause?: Has there been any injury? Do you do heavy or repetitive work with your arms/shoulders? I would start with the basics - adjust your activities to mi ... Read More

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A 54-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bahman Omrani
17 years experience Pain Management
Guess that mass : Statistically a lipoma, but your doctor may find this to be something else after its examined. Good luck.
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Randy Baker
40 years experience Holistic Medicine
Massage, yoga, supps: Many people develop tension in the neck & shoulder in response to stress, poor posture etc. A good massage can help, as can acupressure & doing yoga.M ... Read More
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Dr. Donald Colantino
61 years experience Internal Medicine
Shoulder,neck pain: The problem may be a pinched nerve in your neck with pain radiating toward the shoulder. If the pain is affected by neck motion rather than by shoulde ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Kreb III
50 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Exercise and massage: Life style changes cause tensions. See a physical therapist for an exercise and massage program.
A 55-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Munshower
30 years experience Family Medicine
See Dr: Balance issues can be tough to deal with and you want to assure you do not fall and injure yourself. See a dr. for an eval and get the issue resolved ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Clarence Grim
57 years experience Endocrinology
Pain: I would go see my doctor.
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
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Exam required: you must be examined and will require imaging: either x-ray and/or MRI of the cervical spine.
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Levine
31 years experience Family Medicine
Cervical strain: Sound like you strained your right para-cervical muscles. Possibly from sleeping wrong or injury or heavy lifting. When these muscles are tense they ... Read More
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Brian Grossman
31 years experience Orthopedic Spine Surgery
Neck ; Shoulder Pain: Neck and shoulder pain can be caused by many things. The most common causes are shoulder problems such as tendonitis or rotator cuff tears. Neck pain ... Read More

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