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Can allergies cause neck pain when swallowing?

Can allergies cause neck pain when swallowing?

Not likely: Unless you are calling sore throat from laryngitis or pharyngitis which could possibly be allergic, pain in the back of neck does not happen from allergies. ...Read more

Dr. John Chiu
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Allergies (Definition)

Allergies occur when your immune system is triggered by envirionmental factors it should ignore--for example, pollen in the air, or dander on a cat or dog--and creates cells to fight against them. An allergic reaction typically causes itching, congestion, or drainage, and ...Read more


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Can sinus problems and allergies cause muscle aches, neck pain/stiffness and full body aches?

Can sinus problems and allergies cause muscle aches, neck pain/stiffness and full body aches?

Probably not: Sinus infections can not directly cause body aches. Upper respiratory allergy does not usually cause muscle aches and neck pain. A viral infection of the upper respiratory tract can produce all these symptoms. If so, be patient, drink a lot of fluids and your immune system should kick in. If these symptoms last for more than 10 days, see your physician. ...Read more

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Seasonal allergies (& chemicals) cause face to swell under chin and around jawline, painful and uncomfortable. With neck pain. Doctor didn't help.

Seasonal allergies (& chemicals) cause face to swell under chin and around jawline, painful and uncomfortable. With neck pain. Doctor didn't help.

Contact dermatitis?: Your seasonal allergies are airborne, so would hit primarily moist mucous membranes (eyeballs, inside nose, palate and lungs); would not normally affect intact skin of face, chin, angle of jaw. I have seen extremely high pollen re-erupt childhood eczema on back neck and folds arms legs. Have u considered chemicals in sunscreen or other products causing contact dermatitis? Dermatologist visit? ...Read more

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Can hunching cause neck pain?

Can hunching cause neck pain?

Yes/No: 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. ...Read more

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What could cause back and neck pain?

What could cause back and neck pain?

MANY: There are many things that may cause neck & lower back pain. The 2 most common is sprain/strains, and arthritis. Others are disc herniations, infections, tumors, fractures, and congenital deformities. If you are experiencing pain and it does not respond to heat, rest, and stretching exercises, I would suggest that you see your pcp for an evaluation. ...Read more

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Will hunching or slouching cause neck pain?

Will hunching or slouching cause neck pain?

Yes/No: 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. ...Read more

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What causes neck pain when yawning?

What causes neck pain when yawning?

Extension: It's probably not the yawn but more so the extension of the neck associated with it which may irritate the facet joints. ...Read more

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What is the cause of my severe neck pain?

What is the cause of my severe neck pain?

Neck pain: Neck pain can be muscular as in whiplash. It can be degenerative or of many other causes. A good examination, xrays and an MRI can often diagnose the problem. Cervical spondylosis is the most common surgical reason for severe neck pain. See your pcm. ...Read more

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Can strep cause severe neck pain?

Yes it can: Yes it can either directly from the inflamed throat or from the enlarge lymph nodes in the neck that could accompany strep
when the infection is treated the pain slowly will go away
if not see your physician. ...Read more

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Does back and neck pain cause nausea?

It may as pain can: Lead to feeling nauseous in some individuals as can medication taken to control that pain. Sometimes, if the pain is due to an injury, there may be an undiagnosed head injury that could also lead to this symptom pattern. Sometimes a viral infection can lead to this combination of symptoms as well. ...Read more

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Can bad posture cause cause neck pain?

Can bad posture cause cause neck pain?

Yes: Slouching forward with rounded shoulders puts extra stress on the muscles and joints of the neck. This can create pain. ...Read more

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Can six year old molars cause neck pain?

Not really: No molars will not cause neck pain in 6 years old. ...Read more

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What causes skull and neck pain no injuries?

What causes skull and neck pain no injuries?

Neck arthritis: There are several joints and intervertebral discs in the neck. These can wear out over time leading to pain. Degeneration of the joints or discs can cause neck pain, headaches, and/or shoulder pain. ...Read more

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Causes of lower back, shoulder and neck pain?

Causes of lower back, shoulder and neck pain?

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 more

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Head and neck pain, no recent injury - causes?

Head and neck pain, no recent injury - causes?

Muscles and Nerves: Typically either side of neck and head are provided sensation by nerves that supply them exiting out of the neck and head. Muscles also lying in that area may be the issue as well. If there is a history of neck pain that should be evaluated since there could be arthritis, nerve impingement or herniated disks involved. History of head trauma could also result in this pain as well. ...Read more

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What causes neck pain when taking a deep breath?

Valsalva Maneuver: Neck pain with a deep breath or pain when you bear down like when you are having a bowel movement is called Valsalva Maneuver and may indicate the presence of stenosis in the neck, a narrowing of the spinal canal. If it persists, or if you also have pain or numbness that radiates into your arms, you may need to be evaluated by a physician and may need an MRI of your neck. ...Read more

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Can neck pain causes back and chest pain? Thank you

Can neck pain causes back and chest pain? Thank you

Yes, it can.: The muscle spasms associated with neck pain can definitely communicate with the muscles of the upper back and even the chest. Neck muscle spasms that travel to the scalp muscles can even cause headaches. But make sure with your doctor that this is not cardiac chest pain, particularly if it is associated with exertion. ...Read more

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Could neck pain caused by a car accident cause facial pain?

Could neck pain caused by a car accident cause facial pain?

Referred pain: Yes. A whiplash injury can cause neck and shoulder girdle pain that can refer into the temple or jaw or cause headaches. It would still be wise to ensure there was no facial, dental, nerve, or jaw injury. Weakness or facial assymmetry should be checked out by a physician. ...Read more

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Could extremely heavy or long hair be a cause of neck pain?

Could extremely heavy or long hair be a cause of neck pain?

Long hair: More often than not long hair by itself will not cause neck pain. It is usually due to poor positioning or degenerative changes. We must include trauma and neck strain in there. The long hair (weight) might aggravate another problem. ...Read more

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Doctors can you tell me why does neck pain cause headaches?

Doctors can you tell me why does neck pain cause headaches?

Neck pain/headaches: Neck pain is usually muscular in origin, although there may be an underlying cause that starts the muscle pain. Anyway, the posterior neck muscles attach to the skull and so you can feel the pain in the back of the head. Additionally, the frontalis muscle also gets irritated and can cause frontal headaches associated with neck issues. See neurologist to make sure you do not have some other issue. ...Read more

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Could a tight bra (the rough ones not soft) cause neck pain?

Could a tight bra (the rough ones not soft) cause neck pain?

Neck pain: Large breasts rather than an uncomfortable bra is more commonly the cause of neck pain. In my practice, I will refer patients to plastic surgeons for a breast reduction procedure to eliminate the neck pain when other nonoperative measures have failed. If you are physically uncomfortable then you can get neck pain due to muscular stress. So go to a specialty bra store for a comfortable fit. ...Read more

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What are the causes of neck pain and difficulty in swallowing?

DISH: Exaggerated bone spurs on the front of the spine may do this. Diffuse idiopathic skeletal hyperostosis, if you're a googler. Unlikely if you're 35. I would treat these as two separate problems. See an ENT for swallowing issue. Try pt, nsaids, etc for neck. Obtain doctor's eval if not improving. ...Read more

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I have severe neck pain and my neck grinds which causes headaches?

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Neck pain: The neck pain can be caused by muscle strain, spinal stenosis, ruptured disc, nerve impingement. ..
I suspect that your headache might come from the degeneration of facet joint in your neck.
I recommend you seeking help from a pain management doctor. You might benefit from a comprehensive evaluation and treatment. ...Read more

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What is the cause of neck pain getting decreased on tilting head?

"Pinched Nerve": Neck pain (cervical spine) which improves with tilting the head to one side and not the other side can be a sign of a pinched or compressed nerve, muscle spasms, sprain/strain, as well as other related and unrelated conditions. After your doctor examines your neck, he or she may order an x-ray or another imaging study and may even refer you to another specialist. ...Read more

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How can I cure back and neck pain caused by sleeping in a bad position?

Heat exercise massag: Moist heat applied to the neck & shoulders; pain med (aleve/advil/motrin—if tolerated by stomach & not on blood thinner coumadin); magnesium to help relax muscles (caution: too much may cause loose bm's); neck and shoulder exercises to relax and fatigue cramped muscles; therapeutic massage; consult doctor if problem worsens or persists more than a few days. ...Read more

Dr. Craig Morton
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Neck Pain (Definition)

Neck pain can be a symptom of many problems, infections, growths, cervical disk disease, fractures, vascular problems (some serious), heart issues, etc., etc. See your doctor for an exam and possible ...Read more