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A 33-year-old female asked:

Throbbing pain in right side neck across shoulder an down arm could this be as fractured bone in the neck? on day 6 now with severe pain

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Dr. Joshua Messer
Family Medicine 14 years experience
Depends on history: If you had a trauma (fall, car accident, etc) then a fractured bone is possible and you should get an xray or ct scan asap. If no trauma, you could still have a pinched nerve and evaluation with health care provider and imaging is still a good idea.

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Last updated Mar 25, 2018

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