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A 36-year-old female asked:

i have severe neck pain and the back of my head is also in pain more on the right side than the left. swollen glands constant feeling of pressure?

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Dr. Carol Jacobs
Specializes in Pediatrics
Muscle spasm: Sounds like your neck muscles that extend up into your scalp are irritated. This may have been triggered when the lymph nodes rapidly enlarged. Why is another question - they respond to perceived threats to your body like infection. Moist heat, mild stretching and some ibuprofen might help. Massages good too. If continues or worsens see your MD. http://www.webmd.com/pain-management/guide/neck-shoulder

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Last updated May 31, 2016

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