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Pain in back of the neck

A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charles Gordon
Specializes in Adolescent Medicine
Maybe?: Or maybe on a rolled up pillow or in a draft? Do you have a fever? Is your mental status sound? Have you been imbibing too much fruit of the vine in c ... Read More

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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Hill
22 years experience Family Medicine
Variety of reasons: This can be related to muscle strain, bony damage, or a variety of reasons. Your question is too general.
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Dr. Paul Kovatis
31 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Many reasons: Can be muscular, disc related, sleeping incorrectly, posture not straight. ?Pain radiates? Pain stays in same location? Numbness? When does the pai ... Read More
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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dean Giannone
24 years experience Internal Medicine
Cervical spine.: That combination of symptoms leads me to think you have cervical spine pathology. This can causer neck pain, of course, as well as a headache that ar ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Louise Andrew
45 years experience Emergency Medicine
No: The pain would feel internal.
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alexandre Furman
Specializes in Pulmonology
Neck pain: Sounds like an inflammatory reaction of one of the cervical roots; also a pinched nerve in the side of pain also may cause it. Try some Motrin for a f ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Warren Foster
19 years experience Cardiac Electrophysiology
See cardiologist: The symptoms you're describing may be signs of an abnormal heart rhythm, like supraventricular tachycardia (SVT). You should see a heart rhythm speci ... Read More
A 73-year-old female asked:
Dr. Victor Bonuel
37 years experience Internal Medicine
See your DR and get: Checked for lymph node inflammation, uncontrolled blood pressure, muscle strain, arthritis , etc. Take care!
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kent
11 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
See a physician: This may be something as simple as a rib that is out place, but with a sharp pain during swallowing, i would recommend seeing a physician and having a ... Read More
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A 48-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alvin Wells
41 years experience Rheumatology
Neuropathy: This could be neuropathy or a pinched nerve. I would see a neurologist or spine surgeon.
A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
Dr. can check throat: New throat pain can be from a strep throat infection (antibiotics are needed), a cold or influenza (antibiotics usually not used), or from some other ... Read More

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