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A 22-year-old female asked:

i think i pulled a muscle in my neck from picking my son up. it is stiff and sore on left side can't move head to left and right. what can i do 4 it?

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Dr. Nina Hall
Specializes in General Surgery
Ice, rest, NSAIDS: I agree you may have pulled a muscle. Rest (if possible with a young child) , ice (20 minutes 3 x day), antiinflammatories and/or tylenol (acetaminophen). If does not improve, go see your family physician.
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
Podiatry 28 years experience
You may want to consider a neck collar.
Apr 13, 2014

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