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A 30-year-old member asked:

My 2 year old keeps saying the back of her neck at the base of her head hurts. there doesn't seem to be any tag or bite. what could be the cause?

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Dr. Yash Khanna
Family Medicine 58 years experience
Back of neck hurt 2y: The back of neck hurting in 2 years old probably is nothing serious as long as it does not continue, 2years old are active and it may be a muscle pain.You can give tylenol (acetaminophen) or motrin, and if persists see your pediatrician to have her checked.
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