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Can Back And Shoulder Pain Be Caused From Thyroid Issues
Possibly: Both hyper and hypothyroidism can cause myopathy, which can present as muscle and joint pain. Although this is not the most common symptom of thyroid problem, it certainly need to be ruled out. A simple thyroid blood test will tell whether or not your thyroid function is not normal. ...Read more
Shoulder pain is multifactorial. It can be from bone issues -- like arthritis. It can be from muscle tendon issues -- like a torn rotator cuff, or when a tendon is inflammed. It can also be from nerve issues -- like a bulging disk in your spine. Each diagnosis ...Read more
Probably not: Superficial infections of skin and mucosal membranes by Candida causing local inflammation and discomfort are common. The pain and discomfort would be more related to the skin area, and would be distinguishable from true muscle and joint pain of the "neck, back and shoulder" I assume that you are referring to. If you ant to know the true cause of your issues, see the Dr for an evaluation. ...Read more
Unusual: Pinched nerves are usually affected by motion or position but not usually by the act of eating per se. ...Read more
If you have a nerve in the neck causing upper back, and shoulder pain and when u breathe and ur muscles contract, could that cause pain in the back?
See below: Problems like these can only be correctly handled by your doctor in person. He/she needs to listen to you, perform an examination and possibly run labs or other tests. That's the only way he/she can find out what's going on and what to do about it. ...Read more
What causes ur spine to go straight up and down, with no known injuries? Nd can this cause neck, back&shoulder pain including headaches?
Many causes: There are numerous reasons to have neck or and back pain and this requires a complete workup to find out why. However, the nerves that supply sensation to the face do not come from spinal cord in the neck but the lower part of the brain. You need to see a neurologist to workup your abnormal face sensation issues. ...Read more
It might: If a tooth is broken and split, it most likely needs to be extracted anyway, so have it extracted, and see how you feel. If the pain does not go away, see y our physician. ...Read more
One yr out of lumbar fusion, I was wondering if a blown disc in your neck can cause headache and shoulder pain.
Headaches: Yes. A herniated disc in the neck can cause headaches and shoulder pain. If you have had problems in the lumbar spine then it is likely that you will have problems in the neck (cervical spine). Often the headaches and neck pain resolve with conservative measures. See your spine surgeon for evaluation and treatment. Huntsville is an outstanding city for spine surgeons. You are in a good place. ...Read more
What could cause severe pain between shoulder blades on both sides of spine along with both shoulder pain and neck pain, also severe constant headache?
Cervical facets: Cervical facets could cause this type of pain pattern. Also improper biomechanics and myofascial pain can cause this. ...Read more
Can lower back pain cause neck and shoulder pain? How can a sprain on one place cause sprain somewhere else?
Neck and Shoulder: Lower back pain does not usually cause neck and shoulder pain. They may be related to a common problem or completely separate issues. Best to be evaluated to determine. A sprain is an injury to a ligament. A ligament holds bone to bone. Injuring one ligament does not cause a sprain to another ligament unless there is trauma to both. ...Read more
I have three compression fractures in my back and now havin neck and shoulder pain running down my arm what causes this? None
If you have compression fractures, arthritis, and degenerative disc disease in your back, it's likely the same processes are occurring in your neck. When the nerve roots in your neck are pinched or irritated by bulging discs or osteophytes (bone spurs), you could have pain, numbness or other sensations in your arms and hands. (it's like having sciatica in your arms.) if left untreated, you could eventually develop weakness in your upper extremities.
See your doctor about these symptoms. He/she may want to arrange an MRI of your neck.
Good luck! ...Read more
I've been having this pain in the back of my head closer to my neck, it causes a headache, some dizziness and today it made my left arm/shoulder pain?
Could be a: Simple trapezius muscle spasm from over stretching or a problem with the disks or joints in the neck. You're 28, the trapezius spasm/strain is more likely. Try cold packs to sore areas and after looking at an image of it online look for ways to avoid chronic strain during hunching while sitting near computer/reading/sleeping. If the pain doesn't go away in a few days, see your doctor. ...Read more
Ventral bulging disc at c3-4, minimal bulging disc at c4-5, mild bulging disk at c5-6, mild bulging at c6-7, cause of back, neck and shoulder pain?
Is it possible for someone with vasculitis to have an increase of monocytes? If so, what types of diseases would be the cause? Symptoms: fever, fatigue, severe back neck and shoulder pain, responds to high dose prednisone, decrease appetite. Negative bone
Yes,: Yes, elevated monocytes can be elevated in some types of vasculitis. Monocytes can also be elevated in chronic infections. I am glad that you have had a negative bone marrow study. High sedimentation rate can go along with inflammatory or infectious causes. It sounds like your hematologist is performing a thorough workup. ...Read more
Last Fri had an emergency csection with epidural. Next day I had throbbing thigh pain. I have cold headaches with white flashes, dizziness, stiff neck n upper left back n shoulder pain. Is this cause of the epidural or was there spinal fluid leakage?
2-8 weeks: If there are no structural injuries symptoms should resolve with stretching & strenghening exercises in 2 to 8 weeks depending o degree. ...Read more
Neck shoulder pain headache shoulder pain from a injury neck feel like it posing and cause headaches. Why?
Gravity: Shoulder, neck, ; headache pains are causally related in 40's female post-cervical injury. Head weighs about ten pounds ; injured ; strained neck muscles become spastic to prevent painful cervical tilt; a cervical self-preservative splinting process. The trick is to resolve muscle spasm to prevent muscle deconditioning and weakness from disuse. Few weeks of disuse can further weaken muscles. ...Read more
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Sit up straight.: The most common, poor posture, head forward, rounded shoulders. Sleeping with too many pillows will cause pain. Common activities of daily living like driving a lot, long periods of sitting (computer work), telephone work, etc. There are physical diseases that might lead to pain, if there were an actual growth, or gallbladder disease, but these are rarer. See a doc, finish this talk there. ...Read more
For home exercises,:
I would recommend seeing a physician first to make sure there are no disc problems or other issues. If it is just sore muscles, I would recommend stretching exercises. See:
http://www. Spine-health. Com/conditions/neck-pain/neck-exercises-neck-pain
strengthen neck muscles as well as work on posture and desk set up for ergonomic corrections. Hope that helps! ...Read more
Have neck and shoulder pain and tension from anxiety. Can I go back to working out to help relieve some tension? I am 16
Tension and Anxiety: I would suggest having your dr. Check you out first. If it is only anxiety exercise will help. Working with a psychologist who does neuroptimal neurofeedback would help reduce anxiety sxs. You can contact zengar. Com for a therapist near you or for rental of a home training unit. Besides helping the anxiety neurofeedback can help in school and sports. ...Read more
Can stress & tension cause neck and shoulder pain especially if have injury n neck and shoulder? What if anything helps?
Yes it can: Absolutely, as stress builds people tend to have it manifest in increased muscle tension in the neck and trunk. This can easily translate to the trapezius area and therefore shoulders. Heat, cervical stretches, can be helpful. Meditation can be helpful as can exercise to relieve stress. Core workouts such as yoga increases flexibility and decrease stress as well. ...Read more
The most common is:
Gastroesophageal reflux disease
gastroesophageal reflux disease gastro-oesophageal reflux disease gastric reflux disease, or acid reflux disease is defined as chronic symptoms or mucosal damage produced by the abnormal reflux in the oesophagus.
Achalasia and other diseases of auto immune nature. ...Read more
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