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A 17-year-old female asked:

neck spine pain. i've been having really bad pain in my neck and really close to the spine right side. what could this be? it's really bad pain to!

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Dr. Julia Sanchez
Pain Management 17 years experience
Likely muscle spasm: For your age, this pain is likely due to a muscle spasm. Take an over the counter analgesic such as tylenol (acetaminophen) or ibuprofen. Try stretching and heat. If it does not resolve, see your doctor for possible muscle relaxant for a few days and physical therapy.

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Last updated Jun 1, 2017

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