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stiff neck and lower back pain

A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ihab Ibrahim
28 years experience in Pain Management
May or may not: Be related. Fever, infection around brain can lead to these symptoms. Sinus problems if they extend can lead to this. An evaluation is in order. And i ... Read More
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A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Carl Spivak
27 years experience in Orthopedic Spine Surgery
Possible meningitis: Rarely ear infection can penetrate into the skull and cause an abscess and meningitis, but considering your neck stiffness, neck pain and low back pai ... Read More
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A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Dariush Saghafi
32 years experience in Neurology
Possible viral inf: Sounds like what happens when you get a viral infection. So long as no fever or neurological signs of problems, no lessening of mental status or func ... Read More
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ki-Hon Lin
24 years experience in Orthopedic Surgery
See a physician: This is an unusual description - not typical for routine back/neck pains, which typically stay within one part of the spine. I would recommend that y ... Read More
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A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Philip Schwarzman
46 years experience in Emergency Medicine
Neither: Give it at least 2 weeks to see if symptoms improve with conservative treatment-heat,Advil/Motrin
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A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
60 years experience in Internal Medicine
Various symptoms: I doubt that these varied symptoms are interrelated. It's best to have a physician take a thorough history and system review, perform a physical exami ... Read More
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ihab Ibrahim
28 years experience in Pain Management
Fever?: If so, go to the hospital. Sinus infections may produce bacteria in the blood, and constellation of symptoms that resemble yours. You do need to be e ... Read More
A 62-year-old female asked:
Dr. Brad Goldenberg
35 years experience in Pediatrics
Neuro issues: You need to see a neurologist, have an MRI done, and get a good physical exam, then go from there
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Budi Bahureksa
30 years experience in Cardiology
Trauma ?: What happened to you ? You need a good physical exam and perhaps physical rehabilitation.
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Thomas Namey
47 years experience in Rheumatology
May be spondylitis.: See a rheumatologist first for labs and X-rays.

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