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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Barry Resnik
30 years experience Dermatology
Neck pain and HA: I can't see how it would hurt, but if you do not have a history of trauma, or migraine or other headache, you need evaluation.
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A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Paul Grin
Dr. Paul Grin answered
35 years experience Pain Management
You can, but : You should be closely monitored by your doctor. There are some interactions for the named medications. However, Luvox (fluvoxamine) + voltaren combo ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Derron Wilson
24 years experience Pain Management
Both: Both medications can be effective for neck pain. Trying each one separately for a few days would better help you chose which one to take.
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A 38-year-old male asked:
Dr. Louise Andrew
45 years experience Emergency Medicine
Sure: Just don't get it near eyes. Wash hands after applying.
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A 55-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
27 years experience Podiatry
See a doctor: First and foremost i'd rule out a cellulitis or dvt. If all else checks out, and you have pain from back issues etc then follow up with pain managemen ... Read More
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A 38-year-old male asked:
Dr. Luis Villaplana
34 years experience Internal Medicine
Efficacy : Which one is best is a matter of which one works better for you. Osteoarthritis is a wear and tear condition, where you may or may not have a componen ... Read More
A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bahman Omrani
16 years experience Pain Management
Better option are: : Better options are available for each conditions listed. Severe ddd/c-s stenosis: epidural/surgery. Pudendal neuralgia: surgical decompression is the ... Read More
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A 40-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Lowe
16 years experience Pediatric Rheumatology
Possibly: Non-steroidal medications like Naproxen and Ibuprofen work both as anti-inflammatory drugs in addition to analgesics (pain relievers).Acetaminophen is ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mehul Desai
18 years experience Pain Management
Depends: Ibuprofen and voltaren (diclofenac) are related and theoretically would affect low back pain the same way. Paracetamol or Acetaminophen is less likely ... Read More
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A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Uyeda
44 years experience General Surgery
Tylenol (acetaminophen) and codeine: Are both analgesics, or pain medicine. Codeine is a narcotic and should be taken only under medical supervision. You should also not exceed the maxi ... Read More
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A 51-year-old male asked:
Dr. Louis Gallia
44 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Possible: Possible to aggravate if not done properly. Discuss with therapist and MD.
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edward Hellman
28 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Potentially. : A dissection of the vertebral artery can cause a variety of symptoms, including localized pain at the site and even neurological symptoms of a stroke. ... Read More
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marybeth Crane
26 years experience Podiatry
Ortho exam: If no better with trigger point injections and muscle relaxers, sounds like a good orthopedist exam and perhaps an MRI are indicated to get a more spe ... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
31 years experience Psychiatry
Sudden pain: Advise going to er to have that checked.
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edward Hellman
28 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Be seen: I would be seen just to make sure it is not a cardiac issue; that being said, one of the more common causes is a "pinched nerve" in the neck that can ... Read More
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A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
Yes: Yes, they are worth a try although success is not guaranteed.
A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Dukelow
30 years experience Podiatry
RA, Osteoarthritis: When you have symptoms on both sides, it can open up the possibility of ra. Joints in RA or any other inflammatory arthritis, usually present with sw ... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Milton Alvis, jr
40 years experience Preventive Medicine
ALL sensations=from: interpretation in brain/mind. Plus mind/brain controls entire body starting long before birth. Except for heart, muscle cells only contract in respons ... Read More
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A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Kiley Reynolds
25 years experience Pain Management
Throat Pain: Although neck pain can cause throat pain, it is best to assume that your throat pain is coming from your throat at first. I suggest seeing your pcp t ... Read More
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A 63-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
36 years experience Family Medicine
See below: Many things can cause these symptoms. You need to see your doctor. He/she whill perform a thorough examination to see what's going on and tell you w ... Read More
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A 41-year-old male asked:
Dr. Chris Oh
Dr. Chris Oh answered
20 years experience Internal Medicine
Anti-inflammatories: Viral infections can cause muscles aches as well as joint pains, some full blown arthritis. Anti-inflammatories work the best. Try ibuprofen, Motrin o ... Read More
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stephen Watson
37 years experience Pain Management
Cerv. radiculopathy: Hello Rachel. Your problem sounds like it is coming from your neck. I am interpreting your spasm complaint as coming from your neck as a result of a ... Read More
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Craig Morton
17 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
See a specialist: There are many causes of hip/low back pain. Most of these causes are related to the muscles, joints, ligaments, and bones in the back. Other causes ... Read More

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