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A 33-year-old male asked:

I have a sprain in my neck. what is the best remedy? is a doctor visit necessary?

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Dr. Kenneth Smith
Internal Medicine 32 years experience
Maybe: Would try otc Motrin two three times daily with food. Give about a week. Hot towels and gentle range of motion. If the pain and stiffness worsens see physician. If it lasts more than a week to ten days or you develop fever call your doctor..
Dr. Boris Aronzon
Anesthesiology 24 years experience
Neck: You can start with neck collar, which you can purchase in any pharmacy. Get examined by physicians to avoid prolonged recovery. Physician can examine you and order radiology tests, which can lead to different treatment , pain medication, muscle relaxants , etc.

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Last updated Sep 28, 2016

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