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Is neck pain associated with stroke? no trauma or injury. pain has persisted for a few weeks. mri of neck was normal.

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Dr. Bahman Omrani answered

Specializes in Pain Management

Neck pain: Can be one of the symptoms of stroke but unlikely the sole presentation of stroke.

Answered 12/10/2013

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Dr. Vikram Patel answered

Specializes in Pain Management

Neck pain: Chiropractic manipulations for neck pain are known to cause stroke due to injury to the vertebral arteries.

Answered 7/27/2013

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Dr. Pavel Conovalciuc answered

Specializes in Family Medicine

Neck pain: Neck pain is usually not associated with stroke. Stroke presents with weakness of one side of the body such as face, arm, hand, leg or foot. Pain is usually not present and therefore other causes need to be explored especially in light of normal mri.

Answered 7/27/2013

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