A 23-year-old female asked:
I have neck & upper back pain. went to turn my neck & not only felt the upper back crack but also heard the sound on top of head. now it's sore. is that normal?
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Dr. M. Hytham Beckanswered
Surgery 45 years experience
No it is not: no it is not . you need to see your doctor for evaluation, and treatment, and stop cracking your neck. proper evaluation will rule out any serious condition in the spine, and open the door for suggestion from the specialist of how to have a nice healthy spine. see a doctor.
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