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sharp pain in trapezius

A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
58 years experience Pediatrics
Trapezius pain: Sleep flat in bed without a pillow. Use either a heating pad set on low or an ice pack, whichever is more comfortable for you. In addition, see a phys ... Read More
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Dr. Creighton Wright
56 years experience General Surgery
Muscle strain: Can act like this. Occasionally a disc problem. Rest, ice early on, heating pad later. Once relieved, stretches and toning can reduce recurrence. ... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ki-Hon Lin
25 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Cervical nerve: There could be a pinched nerve in her cervical spine, especially if you also have pain which radiates down the left arm. A steroid dose pack often he ... Read More
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A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Laurence Badgley
53 years experience General Practice
Various: 44y female w. spinal stenosis, disk degeneration, loss cervical lordosis & history shoulder surgery w. severe unilateral Superior trapezius painfu ... Read More
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A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jan Lei Iwata
26 years experience Ophthalmology
Have it checked out: It may be a good idea to go to an osteopathic physician, and have you checked out structurally and treated osteopathically. It would be good to see if ... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Matthew Lyman
18 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Keep a movin: Of course the most common thing it could be would be just your usual low back pain. You should never rest in bed for more than the first 24 hours. A ... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
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Requires exam: sounds like lumbar strain or sprain, possible disc disease or nerve inflammation.
A female asked:
Dr. Susan Rhoads
38 years experience Family Medicine
Time to see doc!: Back & neck pain have many causes, including arthritis and disc disease. Since your pain is getting worse, it's certainly time to find out what i ... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alan Wartenberg
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Don't know: Cannot answer this question without a complete medical history, physical examination and needed laboratory tests. Are you just finishing school at 3:3 ... Read More
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Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
COVID 19: Many people have experienced significant pulmonary scarring due to COVID 19 infections. However, if your chronic sequela from infection is now worseni ... Read More
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A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Juchau
33 years experience Family Medicine
Side Pain: that can be related to several different conditions. We would need to know more specifics. Always consider medical evaluation.

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