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stiff neck and headache in back of head

A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gary Wang
Dr. Gary Wang answered
39 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
headache: It is highly possible your have cervical nerve root irritated, especially at c3-4 level.
Dr. Edward Hellman
28 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Be checked.: While there are many very benign causes to what you are describing (such as cervical disc disease), i would recommend being checked. Although not rea ... Read More

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A 60-year-old male asked:
Dr. Luis Villaplana
34 years experience Internal Medicine
See doctor: Please. Possible causes include shingles.
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Dr. Olivia Liao
30 years experience Ophthalmology
Could be serious: Stiff. Neck and headache would make me want to rule out meningitis. Be seen soon.
Dr. Diane Minich
36 years experience Family Medicine
See doctor: and have it checked asap.
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Weston
30 years experience Orthopedic Spine Surgery
Cervical strain: Neck muscle strain viral myositis cervical arthris or spondylosis
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Shin Beh
Dr. Shin Beh answered
8 years experience Neurology
Need to see a doc: You probably need to see a doctor soon to get more evaluation. An MRI may be needed.
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nayana Trivedi
38 years experience Internal Medicine
Migraine headache? : Your symptoms are suggestive of vascular headache. But if you are under lots of stress than also you at wake up with stiff neck but usually not poundi ... Read More
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A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hamid Sajjadi
39 years experience Ophthalmology
See your doctor: Although this could be viral; but the younger the age the more likely chance of bacterial infection. With stiff neck and not being able to get your h ... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Umanoff
39 years experience Pain Management
Neck pain: With negative imaging, could be muscular or one of the joints of the cervical spine.
A female asked:
Dr. Harold Fields
60 years experience Family Medicine
Headache: You may have caused some damage in the tissues overlying the brain. I would suggest you see a position and get a definitive diagnosis
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edward Workman
Specializes in Pain Management
Either condition: Either migraine or AVM could cause your symptoms. If transient and occurs rarely, it is probably not of major concern. If persistent you need to see ... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Goldman
54 years experience Rheumatology
A +ANA does not Dx L: Just because you have a+ ANA in a Homogenous pattern does not automatically mean you have lupus. Have your physician refer you to a rheumatologist ... Read More

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