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A 41-year-old member asked:

Need help docs! my back hurt and now it traveled to my neck and head. why?

1 doctor answer4 doctors weighed in
Dr. Qamar Khan
Pain Management 18 years experience
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 pain especially if you have not improved with the medications and physical therapy. If it is a herniated disc you may need evaluation from a spine specialist to determine what other options might be needed (injections, surgery, etc) to help reduce pain.
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