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why does my neck hurt when i cough

A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Stachler
30 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Neck pain and cough: You probably pulled a muscle in the neck when you strained to cough. Take some Motrin or tylenol (acetaminophen) and put some warm compresses on the ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Qamar Khan
16 years experience Pain Management
Herniated Disk: Coughing and laughing that results in pain suggests a herniated disk, this will not generally be anything that will harm you in the long run. That sa ... Read More
A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hushang Haghighat
Specializes in Pediatric Hematology and Oncology
Evaluation: you should evaluted by your doctor to R/O ear infection and to be treated.
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
46 years experience Family Medicine
Muscular strain and: spasm. May be reloated to form and I suggest a routine cervical xray.
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stuart Kanter
20 years experience Geriatrics
Muscle pain: The most likely reason is that when you tip your head back your are using extensor muscles. Most people when using computers, televisions, books use t ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Qamar Khan
16 years experience Pain Management
Extending Neck?: Not sure how you do handstands, but maybe your extending your neck too much. Alternatively your whole body is now pushing down onto your neck and sho ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Don't know your: Mechanism of injury but neck injuries often go hand in hand with head injuries. Recommend med eval.
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Will Moorehead
51 years experience Orthopedic Spine Surgery
Get examination : If this has been going on for an extended period of time i would suggest that you get examined to find the reason. Most likely it just muscular in nat ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Qamar Khan
16 years experience Pain Management
Flexing Your Neck: Causes discs to bulge out more and pinch nerves and spinal cord in your neck. If this is not improving after trying different positions or proper fo ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Qamar Khan
16 years experience Pain Management
Evaluate Neck: If you are not improving have your doctor order a cervical spine mri. Many times a herniated disc in the neck can cause arm pain especially if you ha ... Read More

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