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why do i have neck pain

A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Rosenfeld
26 years experience Pain Management
See a doctor: There are many possible causes. Muscle spasm is high on the list. Without more info a diagnosis is impossible. See your family doctor.
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Dr. Jonathan Hyde
28 years experience Orthopedic Spine Surgery
Evaluation: The best way to understand your pain is to be seen by a spine/neck specialist. A good history and physical examination, possibly with imaging studies ... Read More
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A 16-year-old male asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
57 years experience Pediatrics
Back pain: You should see an orthopedist to be checked for scoliosis.
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Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
35 years experience Pediatrics and Pediatric Pulmonology
Physical therapy : Your pediatrician may assess whether to refer you for physical therapy and imaging. Sometimes an Orthopedic consultation may be indicated. Maintenance ... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
See details: Causes are neck pain are many with arthritis being only one of the them. See a doctor and have the issue evaluated. Then you will know for sure.
Dr. Craig Morton
17 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
See below: Neck pain usually comes from a degenerative joint or disc in the neck. Sometimes it's from a muscle strain or sprain. Early treatment options includ ... Read More
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Thomas Dowling
39 years experience Orthopedic Spine Surgery
It may be or may not: Be related. Your neck pain may have been coincidental and related to a neck problem directly like a disc issue. Sometimes, myalgias or muscle pains ... Read More
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Shawn Dalton-bethea
19 years experience Pain Management
Dull Ache Neck: Hello. How far down your arm does your symptoms travel? Any history of trauma to your neck (falls, motor vehicle accidents, etc.). Would not expect na ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Kent
11 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
You need to see your: Physician for a physical exam. You may have a herniated disc that is causing pain with the increased activity and pressure. See your physician and ask ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Paul Grin
Dr. Paul Grin answered
35 years experience Pain Management
Cervicogenic HA: Is one of the most unusual headaches because the pain truly isn’t in the head. Cervicogenic headache is referred pain perceived in the head from a sou ... Read More
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A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Visalakshi Vallury
23 years experience Family Medicine
Heating pad: Most episodes of neck pain are due to mild strain. you may use a heating pad, over the counter pain medications and range of motion exercises. If thes ... Read More
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A 56-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kneece
Specializes in Internal Medicine and Pediatrics
See a doc: See you doctor and determine a cause and or physical therapy/meds .Did you take ibuprofen and try warm compresses.
A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ki-Hon Lin
24 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
See a physician: You need to see a physician, who will discuss your medical history, perform a physical exam, and probably obtain x-rays as well since you have had sym ... Read More
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