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Common Neck Problems
Scheduled for endoscopy and colonoscopy. How risky is prep and procedure? Common problems? I have ehlers danlos so hypermobile neck, back, hipsand jaw
Generally quite safe: Many patients complain of the discomfort of drinking so much liquid: nausea, vomiting, bloating, explosive diarrhea. But only VERY rarely do serious things like seizure/palpitations/kidney failure occur. The large volume of polyethylene glycol solution is safest; the smaller volume oral sodium phosphate solution should not be used; it has been linked to dangerously low phosphate levels. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Having minor pain that throbs on both sides (left and right) of neck. I have been experiencing this problem for a couple of weeks, it comes and go's.
Get examined: Could just be muscle strain . We have carotid arteries on each side of our neck that throbs or pulsates but gets more intense when we are under stress or excited. Get examined so we don't miss any serious underlying condition like carotid narrowing or stenosis etc good luck! ...Read more
Yes!: Long hours at work, especially sitting at the computer at work with poor posture will really upset your trapezius muscle among many others. Take frequent breaks, and stretch often. ...Read more
Is it possible that all my fibromyalgia symptoms ( I have em all) could be linked to a simple physiological neck problem? Explaination please.
See below: Results: current data do not identify distinct etiologic or pathophysiological factors mediating development of fms. The development of fms is associated with inflammatory rheumatic diseases (el2b), with gene polymorphisms of the 5-hydroxytryptamine (ht)(2) receptor (el3a), lifestyle factors (smoking, obesity, lack of physical activity; el2b), physical hysical and sexual abuse in childhood and adulthood. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Muscle Spasm/Inflamm: Most common cause of sudden onset stiffness and pain in the neck without headache and fever is due to a muscle spasm and/or inflammation.You should see yoyr doctor and may need anti inflammatory pain killers and/or muscle relaxants. But if you have fever and headache than it can be some thing serious. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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