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Have muscle strain in neck which is causing ear pain. what can i do for the ear pain? taking skelaxin for the strain.

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Neck strain.: Assuming you are truly dealing with a muscle strain, you may want to consider a deep tissue massage and physical therapy. You can add an NSAID to your muscle relaxant if you want some extra analgesic in the here and now.

Answered 10/29/2017

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Dr. Louise Andrew answered

Specializes in Emergency Medicine

Apply heat: and add Tylenol for pain relief. You can also apply topical Arnica. There are lots of good neck stretches and self help massage techniques, try diypainrelief.com Good luck!

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Muscle strain: Commonly doctors can use a muscle relaxant and an NSAID like Motrin or Naprosyn for pain

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