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A 67-year-old female asked:
Dr. Scott Keith
44 years experience Podiatry
And much more.: Whiplash injuries have been known to cause an unbelievable assortment of symptoms. I'm sure that yours can be found to be one of them. It is obviously ... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
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Yes: involuntary spasm of the muscles of the back and side of the neck can be caused by stress. Progressive relaxation/meditation. gentle aromatherapy masa ... Read More
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Dr. Crystal Twynham
33 years experience General Surgery
Sounds like it...: Tightness, especially at the top of the head is usually your scalp muscles (yes, you DO have muscles in your scalp) spasming. The question is why? N ... Read More
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bernard Seif
40 years experience Clinical Psychology
Head pressure: Could be anything from a migraine or tension headache or something more. Please see your doc to rule out major physical causes and then perhaps a cli ... Read More
A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Mark Rausch
24 years experience Emergency Medicine
Concerned: I am concerned for these symptoms. Please call your family doctor for an evaluation or go the your local emergency department.
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A 53-year-old female asked:
Dr. SG Erman
Dr. SG Erman answered
35 years experience Family Medicine
?: This medicine is not approved for use in the us or canada- I have no knowledge of it.
A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Steven Zimmet
43 years experience Aesthetic Medicine
See your doctor: It's hard to know without having more information and being able to examine the area. However, it sounds like it may represent a skin infection. I'd s ... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Craig MacArthur
34 years experience Pediatric Hematology and Oncology
See neurosurgeon: You need to contact your neurosurgeon. This is likely something related to you recent surgery. Your neurosurgeon is best able to assess possibilities ... Read More
A 73-year-old male asked:
Dr. Rebecca Gliksman
38 years experience Internal Medicine
Headache /eye: Go to doctor /ER/urgent care today. Could be glaucoma, tumor, vascular from carotid stenosis or aneurysm, HTN, DM. Can also be infections like herpe ... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lali Sekhon
32 years experience Neurosurgery
Prob ok: It's probably nothing and as long as wound is ok it will rob probably be ok. Check with your surgeon.
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A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Dariush Saghafi
33 years experience Neurology
Talk to doctors: There are alternatives to fludricortisone such as low dose beta blockers (= 4g./daily), abdominal high JOBST stockings. If you'd like to talk about i ... Read More

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