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stiff neck and pain in right shoulder

A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Susan Arnoult
25 years experience Family Medicine
Muscle spasm: Sounds like some spasming of the muscles. Ice is a good choice. Try some icy-hot cream or patches. See your chiropractor as soon as possible and ta ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Richard Reams
Specializes in Family Medicine
Possibly normal but?: In most cases it can be a pain which will persist for several weeks. The pain in the shoulder comes and goes so probably does not mean something bad b ... Read More
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A 38-year-old male asked:
Dr. Thomas Dowling
40 years experience Orthopedic Spine Surgery
The stiff neck may : Have been the initial symptom of a disc herniating and now that it did it is affecting the C5 nerve that supplies the region about the shoulder or he ... Read More
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Dr. Bernard Canlas
30 years experience Pain Management
Go see your doc: One of the things you have to rule out is if he is having symptoms consistent with cervical radiculopathy/radiculitis. This is an irritation of the ne ... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Creighton Wright
56 years experience General Surgery
Local massage: early ice, later warm compresses, massage may relieve spasm! Chiro has some additional special maneuvers
A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
61 years experience Internal Medicine
Possible nerve pain: This syndrome may be due to inflammation of the muscles of the neck and shoulder or may be due to nerve impingement from vertebral or disc problems in ... Read More
A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Sabia
20 years experience Anesthesiology
Variety of causes: This could be a variety of things. A thorough history and physical needs to be completed by your health care provider.
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
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Get examined: You will need a thorough physical exam, blood testing, urine analysis, evaluation, diagnosis and treatment.
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Dr. Bruce Jacobs
Specializes in Family Medicine
Moist heat: Moist heat to affected area every 4 hrs and motrin or aleve (naproxen) for several days
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A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. Zachary Veres
18 years experience Family Medicine
Neck pain: sounds like a muscular problem. heat , antiinflammatories, and muscle relaxers may help.
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A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mark Cantieri
40 years experience Pain Management
Evaluation: The pain could be neurologic, musculoskeletal or possibly visceral in origin. Please have a doctor do a physical assessment and see if more testing is ... Read More
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