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What is the definition or description of: Webbed neck?

What is the definition or description of: Webbed neck?

Webbed neck: Webbed neck = broad neck because of skin folds attached from the head to the collar bone. ...Read more

Dr. Daniel Saurborn
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Short, Wide Neck (Definition)

Webbed neck refers to a condition where there is excess skin running on the sides of the neck to the shoulders. It can be common in certain congenital disorders, such as Turner syndrome. ...Read more


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In the way. It looks like webbed neck! how can I solve this condition?

See below: I am not certain what you mean. If you have a webbed neck, there is no solution other than possible plastic surgery. ...Read more

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Why do some kids with chromosome problems have a webbed neck?

Why do some kids with chromosome problems have a webbed neck?

Misinformation: The chromosomes are the library where the body/tissue gets information on how to develop, form organs or structures. When there is extra or missing chromosomal material, part of the information, or assembly instructions are gone or confusing. The body parts on a patient with a chromosome defect will have defects in organs/structure or appearance based on this misinformation. ...Read more

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And not have a webbed neck, small fingernails and deformed elbows?

And not have a webbed neck, small fingernails and deformed elbows?

Turner's syndrome?: The first half of the question is missing, so i'm going to guess that you're asking, is it possible to have turner's syndrome without the characteristics you listed? The answer is yes, not all women with ts have the physical signs of webbed neck, odd fingernails or "deformed" elbows. If that was not your question, please re-ask it, and include the first half. ...Read more

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What causes pain behind the neck?

What causes pain behind the neck?

Muscles: The neck is held up by spinal bones, ligaments , tendons and muscles. Likely you have a tension type muscular skeletal dysfunction.
This is treated by OTC meds like Advil, Tylenol. Also good for headache.
Massage, chiropractic manipulation can also relax the muscles and realign the natural curve in your neck.
See a doctor if not better in 24 hours for examination. ...Read more

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What causes blackness around the neck?

What causes blackness around the neck?

Blackness around neck: acanthosis nigricans. Google it and look at images. If it matches then think about diabetes. Show to your dr. ...Read more

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What causes limp neck?

What causes limp neck?

Up to 3 mo/age-norma: Babies are born with no strength in the neck to hold their head. Around 3 month of age they're passing their first milestone in their development, when they started to hold their head, laying on the tummy. There are always +/- couple of weeks, when does it happened. If the problem persiit's beyond this period, there are several pathological conditions which might be causing it, including inherited. ...Read more

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What causes neck shakiness?

What causes neck shakiness?

See below: It depends. Can you control it? Is it provoked? Is it constant or intermittens do you have a family history of tremors? Are you on the medications? All this information will help your physician to decide on the diagnostic tests and treatment plan. ...Read more

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What can cause neck injuries?

What can cause neck injuries?

Trauma, posture &...: Weakness. Whiplash or sudden traumatic forces are common causes but so are improper posture while sitting, bad ergonomics, and lack of exercise, movement. These cause weakness of the cervical muscles resulting in micro-instability and premature wear and tear of cervical spine, as well as strain on the neck. ...Read more

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What causes neck to be swollen?

What causes neck to be swollen?

Many things: This is one of those problems where a visit to your doctor is necessary to figure out what's going on. Only after a thorough evaluation, including examination and possibly labs and other tests, can your doctor correctly diagnose you and treat you effectively. ...Read more

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What causes night neck sweats ?

What causes night neck sweats 
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Time to see your doc: Most of the time, nights sweats can come and go and aren't a sign of serious health problems. However, if you recurrently experience night sweats, you should contact your doctor for a full history, exam and possible tests. ...Read more

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What is the cause of a stiff neck?

What is the cause of a stiff neck?

Stiff enck causes: There are several muscles in the neck area and the ligaments over the cervical spine and the neck stiffness can be from any of these . The cervcial spine has discs and probelms wiht the disc themselves can cause the muscles around the neck to go into spasm as well. Auto accidents can cause this form the sudden jolt to the soine and the neck and upper back muscles. See you doc if it persists. ...Read more

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What is the cause of bulbous neck?

What is the cause of bulbous neck?

There are several: Without exam, not possible to tell, but most often related to overweight. If not overweight, possibilities are thyroid gland elargement, lymph node enlargement, thyroglossal duct cyst. Thyroid gland enlargement is most likely, probably. ...Read more

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What causes rid of a pain your neck?

What causes rid of a pain your neck?

Cause: Recommend starting with a medical assessment to determine the cause. If surgical intervention is not required, speak with your physician about use of acupuncture to decrease/ get rid of your pain. There is a reason it has been around for thousands of years - it is effective. ...Read more

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What causes pain in neck on left side?

What causes pain in neck on left side?

Many possibilities: Most common reasons of neck pain are compromised posture (work, sleep etc), strained neck, and lack of exercise; these are likely muscular pains. Other factors involve trauma, genetics, underlying medical illness etc. Consult your pcp for starters. Also try doing warm compresses for about 10-12 minutes twice daily. ...Read more

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My neck started popping a lot. Causes?

My neck started popping a lot. Causes?

Neck popping: tigh muscles in the neck restrict normal motion and can cause pooping of vertebral segments, try alternating ice and heat or massage ...Read more

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What is the cause of synovitis in neck?

What is the cause of synovitis in neck?

Joint inflammation: There are several cervical facets or neck joints. In fact there are 2 at each level with 7 levels giving you a total of 14 joints. Over time these joints can "wear out" leading to degeneration and inflammation of the joint. When a joint becomes inflammed it often swells due to increased synovial fluid. The term for an inflammed joint with excess fluid is synovitis. ...Read more

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What causes a pinched nerve in your neck?

What causes a  pinched nerve in your neck?

Bone or cartilage: Most commonly, a pinched nerve in the spine is caused by a nerve being compressed by arthritic calcifications from the joint, or from cartilage that lines a joint, or from a slipped disc. Symptoms should be checked by your doctor as severe cases can lead to permanent damage to the nerve and muscles supplied by that nerve. ...Read more

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What causes a simple case of "stiff neck"?

What causes a simple case of "stiff neck"?

Usually positional: Tension is put on the neck muscles in an abnormal position....Maybe you slept in an unusualy fashion...Or you twisted to look at something and caused a spasm....Or .. ...Read more