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sharp pain on the left side of my neck

A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Craig Morton
17 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Anti-inflammatory: Sharp neck pain usually comes from a degenerative joint or disc in the neck. Sometimes it's from a muscle strain or sprain. Early treatment options ... Read More
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stephen Southard
14 years experience Internal Medicine
Hard to say: As there are many different problems that can cause symptoms like your describe, but based on your age, it most likely is related increased tone/muscl ... Read More
Dr. Jon Ahrendsen
38 years experience Family Medicine
Maybe Torticollis?: This condition can have many causes, and sometimes no known cause at all. Some diseases, some medications, some trauma or strain all are possibly caus ... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edwin Perez
18 years experience Anesthesiology
Neck pain: Not sure...But don't dwell on it if it just happened once. We all have some bizarre pain sensations from time to time. Don't let it get da best of u ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. John cuong Doan
17 years experience Family Medicine
You strained a: muscle in your neck. It probably hurt when you changed position suddenly. Or you popped a vertebral disc, but that is very unusual unless you have h ... Read More
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A 42-year-old male asked:
Dr. Joel Cooperman
45 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Nerve compression: you need a cervical MRI . The deteriorated. Disc could be prssing on a nerve that supplies sensation to theside of your neck. Osteoarthritis can also ... Read More
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joel Cooperman
45 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Unlikely: Many neck issues in your age group are brought on by poor posture esp slouching or lack of exercise. Use of. Computers, carrying a heavy backpack can ... Read More
A 43-year-old male asked:
Dr. Mark Fisher
33 years experience Neurology
It COULD be...: (I’m not saying it IS, but it COULD be) a so-called “pinched nerve” in your neck. Do not attempt to get a neurologic & musculoskeletal exam over t ... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Zachary Veres
17 years experience Family Medicine
Sore throat: Without fever and things like that it could be chronic post nasal drainage especially since you live in the artic cold right now. Trying nasacort (tr ... Read More
A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Addagada Rao
55 years experience General Surgery
Need tests to treat: If pain is sharp , need to find thecause by exam and tests to find the cause , please see your doctor , or go to nearest er.
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