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A 21-year-old female asked:

Can bronchitis or an ear infection cause neck and back/shoulder pain? it seems to have just started, i've been sick for a week.

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Dr. Douglas Curtiss
Pediatrics 28 years experience
Depends: Certainly if you are coughing a lot you can have muscle strain in your back and shoulder. However these symptoms can also come from pneumonia. You should see your doctor, .
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