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Causes Of 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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer