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sudden severe neck and shoulder pain

A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Steven Simon
38 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
See a doc: You describe painful symptoms, but not a diagnosis as to it’s cause. See a PMR or pain doc for a work up to determine the why is this happening. Once ... Read More
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A 16-year-old male asked:
Dr. Diane Minich
37 years experience Family Medicine
Ice, heat, stretches: If this does not help see your doctor.
Dr. Marsha Davis
28 years experience Internal Medicine
Exercise : Like yoga and pilates. Ice or heat. Stretches. Don't carry your backpack on one shoulder but evenly in both shoulders. Try to avoid looking down a lot ... Read More
A 68-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
Need to examine: It is not feasible to provide a meaningful opinion without examining you and your symptoms warrant evaluation by a physician. One needs to ascertain t ... Read More
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Steven Pretorius
Specializes in Legal Medicine
Radiculopathy: A nerve may be trapped by muscle spasms in the neck, causing the pins and needles in the hand. If not too severe, start with some muscle relaxants an ... Read More
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A 44-year-old male asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Pain relieft: Consider options - warm shower to your neck/shoulders, use of a heating pad (don't get burned), working with a massage therapist, acupuncture, physic ... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Cynthia Archer
19 years experience Internal Medicine
Muscle strain?: What kinds of activities have you been engaging in? Did you by chance travel and carry things on the right side more than you typically do? Do you pla ... Read More
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ryan Venis
19 years experience Emergency Medicine
Get an evaluation: This should be evaluated further. Could be something as simple as muscle spasm or it could be vascular or nerve related. Regardless with those sympto ... Read More
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A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
37 years experience Family Medicine
See your doctor: This is one of those problems where a visit to your doctor is necessary to figure out what's going on. Only after a thorough evaluation, including ex ... Read More
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A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mary Engrav
31 years experience Emergency Medicine
Yes, : Yes, elevated monocytes can be elevated in some types of vasculitis. Monocytes can also be elevated in chronic infections. I am glad that you have h ... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edward Hellman
29 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Sounds reasonable: You would certainly want to discuss the specifics of your case with your surgeon, but if you have a cyst pressing on your spinal cord to the extent it ... Read More
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