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Victoria, TX
A 21-year-old female asked:

Because i'm having so much neck pain & the lower part of head going towards my neck hurts can something bust or can it b serous i'm 21?

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Dr. Donald Alves
Emergency Medicine 26 years experience
Not if: It is a muscle spasm--they tend to hurt most where the muscle attaches--in this case, at the base of your skull. If you are having fevers, though, should see a dr. Asap. If not, cold compresses to area and Ibuprofen should help with discomfort & can postpone dr visit to if does not improve on own after 5-7 days.
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Last updated Jun 25, 2014

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