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Cervical Thorasic Sprain
I have cervical stenosis and fibromyalgia. With activity my upper chest area aches with severe pain. My thoracic MRI was good. What could cause this?
Coronary arteries ?: 59yo female reports chest pain with exercise. Physicians generally rule out the most worrisome pathology ascribed to symptoms patients report. Before all other considerations, a 59yo women with chest pain upon exercise needs an in-depth evaluation for angina pectoris and coronary artery disease. If a workup is negative, then consult with an Osteopath. These symptoms require expeditious evaluation. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
-R used interchangeably. They refer 2 injuries 2 mucles & ligaments. 3 degrees: 1=tweaked or hurts but no harm no foul, 2=damage 2 the structure with some bleeding & prolonged pain,but with ice, time , rest,& activity modification they heal over a few weeks,3=a complete disruption such as an ACL tear. If this happens in a muscle body, there's no repair available, painful, ...Read more
Basically theses are: soft tissue injuries that get better with time with usually no long term issues as long as you are not a smoker, overweight and you exercise regularly. However, if symptoms persist or do not improve over several weeks get checked by your physician to make sure there are no other causes which can sometimes mimic initial symptoms of soft tissue injury. ...Read more
Wiplash is a neck: Injury that can occur during rear-end automobile collisions whiplash injuries can be mild or severe. Treatment typically begins with over-the-counter pain relievers and ice applied to the painful neck muscles if pain persists prescription medications and physical therapy may be helpful most people recover from whiplash in just a few weeks but some peoplechronic pain after a whiplash injury. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have had neck pain for the last 4 to 5 months and its getting worse the ER says its a cervical sprain so why isnt it heal then?
See specialist: If you had an accident of some sort months ago and were diagnosed w/ a sprain in the e .R . And are continuing to have pain then see your spine specialist for examination and further studies. I see in your history you have already had back surgery... You may want to see him/ her for evaluation. Good luck.! ...Read more
I have a concussion, and a cervical sprain. Could these injuries lead to a herniated cervical disc when lifting 20lb or more I have preexisting bulging cervical disc can these new injuries to my spine turn the bukge into a herniation
I was prescribed methylprednisolone for 6 days (pack 21 total pills) I have a cervical sprain in neck. Very stiff neck/spasm. Will this raise my BP?
Possibly: a known side effect of steroids, that may or may not happen. If you are already hypertensive, monitor your blood pressure daily while on medrol and tell your doctor if it becomes uncontrolled. If your blood pressure is normal otherwise, don't worry, the effect would be temporary, if it ever happens, good luck ...Read more
MVA 10dy ago. Diagnosed acute cervical sprain, back and shoulder strain. In severe pain. Lortabs not working. Both legs&feet swollen. Should I go 2 ER?
I am 47 and just diagnosised with DISH (Forestiers). What can I expect in the future from this condition?I am in horrible thoracic and cervical pain
Similar to DDD: Similar to patients with degenerative disk disease, patients with DISH may have good and bad days. The treatments range from medications, therapy, steroid injections, to even surgery. It is a chronic medical condition and will need to be treated and maintained long-term. ...Read more
" pinched nerve": Upper back & neck strain is extremlu common with stress, prolonged sitting, repetitive arm motion... if burning sensation from uppr back to arms it could be irritation of nerves in " cervical & brachial nerve plexus" bu musle spasm, disc problem... if weaknes , numbnes, worsening pain see MD ASAP for evaluation. ...Read more