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Back Of The Neck (Overview)

Neck x-ray is dedicated to the neck, a complete study is an ap, lat, r&l obliques as well as a swimmers view to visualize the lowest cerv segment and t1. L spine is an ap, lat, r&l obliques & a coned lat of the l_s junction.


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I have pains at back of my neck?

I have pains at back of my neck?

If not allergic: Take 4 Advil or 3 aleve (naproxen) and put moist hot pack on ot for 15 minutes. Repeat the hot packs every hour you have the pain today. You can repeat ibuprofen every 8 hours or aleve (naproxen) every 22 hours. Take both with food. Feel better'n ...Read more

Back Of The Neck (Overview)

Neck x-ray is dedicated to the neck, a complete study is an ap, lat, r&l obliques as well as a swimmers view to visualize the lowest cerv segment and t1. L spine is an ap, lat, r&l obliques & a coned lat of the l_s junction.


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What is the definition or description of: back of the neck?

What is the definition or description of: back of the neck?

C below: Neck x-ray is dedicated to the neck, a complete study is an ap, lat, r&l obliques as well as a swimmers view to visualize the lowest cerv segment and t1.

L spine is an ap, lat, r&l obliques & a coned lat of the l_s junction. ...Read more

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Back of the neck (Tip)

Stretch legs, arms, back and neck before, during and after any workout routine. ...See more

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Managing Neck Pain (Checklist)

Use your pain medication as directed
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Avoid fast movements
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See your doctor if your neck pain hasn't improved in 1 week
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What could this chalky white substance on the back of my neck be?

What could this chalky white substance on the back of my neck be?

Several things: This is a problem that requires a face-to-face meeting with your doctor. In that meeting, your doctor will listen to you, perform a throrough examination and possibly order labs or other tests. Based on this information, he/she will be able to tell you what's wrong and what to do about it. ...Read more

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Managing Back Pain (Checklist)

Lose weight
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Reduce stress by moving gracefully with tai chi, yoga, or dance
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Increase flexibility with gentle exercises and/or physical therapy
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Gradually increase muscle tone and strength to support your back
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Tension headche want can I do besides cold compressions on the back of my neck?

Tension headche want can I do besides cold compressions on the back of my neck?

Warm compresses: Cold tends to make muscles tighten more; moist heat increases blood flow and decreases pain and spasm. Mild range-of-motion exercises help stretch & relax the muscles. Nsaids (aleve/motrin etc if tolerated by stomach) can reduce pain & inflammation. Do not mix with blood thinners) magnesium (low dose) can help relax muscles. Therapeutic massage is helpful. ...Read more

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Right side of the back of my neck hurts. Is there an easy way to deal with this?

Depends on reason: Simple therapies, like massage, cold or possibly gentle heat might help but if this persists, you should be evaluated to see if formal physical therapy is more appropriate or if there is something more worrisome. Use of simple analgesics if you can take, like and anti-inflammatory (ibuprofen or naprosyn) might be appropriate to try. If they don't help, seek assistance from practitioner. ...Read more

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I have a knot on the back of my neck on right side that doesn't hurt at all, what is this?

I have a knot on the back of my neck on right side that doesn't hurt at all, what is this?

You're Normal: If you are not hurting and it doesn't hurt when your press that is normal, nothing to worry about. If you are in pain and can't find the pain when your press, then it suggests something deeper is the cause of your pain and needs further evaluation. ...Read more

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I've recently noticed some discoloration in a line across the back of my neck. What could cause this?

I've recently noticed some discoloration in a line across the back of my neck. What could cause this?

Sign of problems??: If this is a dark discoloration of your skin that forms a long line at back of your neck, it can mean problems. Those that are getting heavy may find this as a signal of a pre diabetic state. Check with your doc. ...Read more

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Hello, I have had a little knot on the back of my neck for 2 years now and it hurts me sometimes just not all the time. I now have 2 and they hurt.

Hello, I have had a little knot on the back of my neck for 2 years now and it hurts me sometimes just not all the time. I now have 2 and they hurt.

Node or cyst: These could be lymph nodes or cysts. The best thing is to have your doctor check them. They are probably not anything dangerous but it is best to get them checked. If they are sebaceous cysts and they are bothering you then you doctor may be able to remove them. ...Read more

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Sometimes when I sit down for a long time the back of my neck starts to hurt a little bit. I sit in other positions then it hurts again after a while?

Sometimes when I sit down for a long time the back of my neck starts to hurt a little bit. I sit in other positions then it hurts again after a while?

Posture!: Make sure to check your neck position and posture the next time you're sitting - are you looking straight ahead or, like many computer users, looking down? Change your chair height or monitor height as needed. Best to take a stretching break every 15 minutes. ...Read more

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What could a bump on the back of my neck be?

What could a bump on the back of my neck be?

Different causes: May be as simple as a pimple or ingrown hair or a cyst (fluid filled sac) or infection like an abscess or something more serious requiring biopsy/excision for further diagnosis. If you've had it for some time, see your doctor. ...Read more

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Why are there glands at the back of the neck?

Why are there glands at the back of the neck?

Glands: There are lymph nodes on the back of the neck which may become inflamed with infections both viral and bacterial. They may also become enlarged with cancer. The lymph nodes filter off substances drained by the lymph channels. ...Read more

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What does a pain in the back of the neck means?

Many reasons: Can be muscular, disc related, sleeping incorrectly, posture not straight.? Pain radiates? Pain stays in same location? Numbness? When does the pain occurr? You shoiuld see primary md, obtain x rays and exam as this is too vague to delineate via the internet. ...Read more

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What causes painful cyst at the back of my neck?

Sebaceous Cyst: Most often due to sebaceous cyst (skin oil accumulation) caused by plugging of skin oil gland near hair follicles. Often they can have bacterial infections and inflammation causing pain. Should see md to insure it is not a boil or actual infection rather than cyst. May need antibiotics and drainage or removal. ...Read more

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Tension on back of tha neck....And lightheadedness?

Headache: You may have tension headache, although, lightheadedness is not specific for that but it's not specific for any other disease. Warm compress, gentle rubbing of the neck muscles, Ibuprofen or Acetaminophen may be tried provided no other symptoms are present. If worsens or other symptoms add up, seek prompt medical attention. ...Read more

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Wat is soft tissue edeme in the back of the neck mean?

Swelling back neck: Soft tissue (e.g. Skin/muscle/fat) 'edema' just means 'swelling'. Some possible causes are: trauma (bump/bruise) or infection (cellulitis). ...Read more

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Why am I having regular headaches above the back of my neck?

Why am I having regular headaches above the back of my neck?

Headaches: These headaches could be due to stress, poor posture, needing a new pillow, or a lack of restful sleep. Depending upon the intensity, frequency duration, and location, there could be more worrisome causes. Best place to start is to talk to your doctor about these symptoms so he/she can sort it out. Good luck! ...Read more

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My bf is 43 yrs old he experienced pain in the back of his neck?

My bf is 43 yrs old he experienced pain in the back of his neck?

See your PCP: For evaluation and imaging. There are many conditions that can cause chronic neck pain. To receive the best care, you should always first consult your primary care physician, and he/she might refer you to a proper specialist for each problem. ...Read more

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If I have swollen at the back of my neck without pains what is the problem?

Hard to say: Many reasons for swelling, I would suggest you see your doctor and get a workup to include labs to address the possibilities. ...Read more

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Back of my neck near the bottom almost where my back is. Could it be cancerous?

Back of my neck near the bottom almost where my back is. Could it be cancerous?

Not very likely, but: I can't see it or feel it over the net. Go tourgent care or primary care to get a professional expert opinion about the potential seriousness or need for biopsy. ...Read more

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Why my back of the neck is little bit black but my skin is white just the back of my neck is different?

Why my back of the neck is little bit black but my skin is white just the back of my neck is different?

Discolored Caucasian: Discolored Caucasian skin can be a sign of internal medical problems. I would seek the services of your internist or family practitioner first before referral to a dermatologist. ...Read more