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Back Shoulder Neck Pain Lupus
I have neck pain, stiffness , burning sensation on right side of neck and back of head. I have Lupus and I take immunosuppressant. Mom has shingles.
Chronic neck pain and pressure head aches worse when laying down or apon waking up.Waiting to see nurologist . What can it be?Lupus, sjögren's, fibro?
See details: This is very unlikely to be lupus or sjogrens. Fm is possibly if you have the other diagnostic criteria. ...Read more
30 year old female cousin with long history of neck pain admitted to hospital yesterday with high fever and toe pain/swelling. Possible r.A. Or lupus?
Severe back, shoulder, neck pain, migraines, hot flashes, dizziness, nausea? I don't know what is wrong with me.
Evaluate Neck: If you are not improving have your doctor order a cervical spine mri. Many times a herniated disc in the neck can cause arm pain especially if you have not improved with the medications and physical therapy. If it is a herniated disc you may need evaluation from a spine specialist to determine what other options might be needed (injections, surgery, etc) to help reduce pain. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
From a chiropractor, is it bad to crack your back while still going to a chiro and getting adjusted? Suffer from upper back, shoulder, neck pain.
Too much: Self manipulation on top of chiro manipulation can cause unwanted laxity in the joints of your spine. If you have not had a course of formal physical therapy, i would recommend that as your next step. You need to address the muscular component of your pain as well. I would recommend pt outside of where you are getting your chiro care. It is good to get a different approach. Talk to your pcp. ...Read more
Posture: Without a history of trauma, neck and shoulder pain can be caused by poor posture, a bad disc in the spine, or an irritated nerve in the neck. Try placing a lumbar support behind your lower back when sitting to help straighten your shoulders. Sit closer to the table and avoid 'hunching' over the plate. If your pain doesn't improve in 2 weeks see your physician. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have shoulder and neck pain, it is at the base of my head and goes along my neck down along my shoulder and shoulder blade. Like being pushed down?
Muscle spasm. : Absent injury, of which you made no mention, is probably muscle spasm from awkward neck posture while sleeping. Is common in people in thirties and in springtime for some reason. Some think is from cold air coursing over neck while sleeping. Use heating pad while awake to relax neck muscles. Wear a turtleneck to bed. If continues see an osteopath. ...Read more
Evaluation: Go to your physician for evaluation. After 2 months, if it hasn't gone away, something else needs to be done. ...Read more
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