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A 27-year-old female asked:

Stiffy neck, follow by headaches for pass week, was prescribed prednisone and amoxicillin. what can cause stiffy neck and headaches. no other symptoms. when will it go away. 1st time with these syms.

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Dr. John Rhoades
Family Medicine 49 years experience
Recheck with your DR: Your best advice would be to check with your DR that you have been seeing. Because of your recent visit with your DR. they would be best to answer this. \
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