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A 21-year-old male asked:

sting feeling in lower neck upper back area on spine when i lift something a certain way?

3 doctor answers5 doctors weighed in
Dr. Martin Gelman
Nephrology and Dialysis 53 years experience
Possible disc diseas: Need imaging of cervical spine first plain Films then Mir if gentle PT is not helpful
Dr. Jerome Zacks
Cardiology 51 years experience
Merits an exam: Pain in that area can be the result of trauma or irritation of any of the neck's structures, including muscle, ligament, nerve, skin or blood vessel. If pain persists it merits an examination by ones physician. Often, imaging by X-rays or MRI will be deemed appropriate to elucidate the cause of pain.
Dr. Rifat Naghmi
Internal Medicine 46 years experience
Spine: This is probably muscular. By trial and error learn what postures you should avoid.

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