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Crick In Neck For A Month
See a doctor: Cervicalgia, is basically a pain in the neck. Most of the time, cervicalgia may be due to a muscle strain or ligament sprain. The headaches and general stiffness in the neck, are symptoms of classic cervicalgia. If your discomfort does not go away with rest, NSAIDs OTC, and moist heat packs, you need to see a doctor. ...Read more
I was stretching and felt a pop in my neck. Neck was stiff for a week. I get a pain in my back when i cough/swallow. Can it b related? Had a cough 2wk
Neck Pop: Although anything is possible, your symptoms are not likely to be related. Stiff neck and related "pop" are probably neck muscle strain. Pain in the back could be related to the cough. Probably not related to each other unless the coughing is quite violent with a lot of head movement. ...Read more
Hard lump in back of neck one inch from hairline in trapezius or between sternocleidomastoid. Have had for a year and I tense my shoulders, what is it?
Many possibilities: How big? increasing in size? painful? history of infections? history of cancer? how deep? what does it feel like? swollen lymph nodes in the area? redness to the skin? does it move or is it fixed in position? drainage? fever? itching? fatigue? Large number of possibilities, benign cyst, fatty lump (lipoma), enlarged lymph node would be common, have a doctor check it. Most serious, but rare, cancer ...Read more
Suffered whip lash in my neck I had stiffness and pain for three days I've had headaches everyday since and a crackling sound in back of neck and head?
Whiplash: Whiplash has a strong tendence to be a chronic problem. The best way to avoid this is with vigorous and repeated physical therapy or neck exercises with heat. If you get the neck muscles really stretched out and loose (e.g., by stretching exercises, ear-to-shoulder, head rotation each side, and touching chin to chest--several times a day with moist heat or in a shower, you can heal this quicker. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I've had neck and shoulder pain for about a week now.. I woke up this morning and I found a pea sized painful lump in my trap muscle.
Benign need Photo: Hi YRuiz, Neck and shoulder pain are probably not related to your new finding in the trap muscle. It might be helpful to have someone take a picture of the lump. Furnucle, lipoma are two benign conditions that might be there. Over the counter med like naprosyn or ibuprofen with food may help the overall neck and shoulder pain. Can purchase at customcaremedical.com store. Dr Lori Lange ...Read more
I've had a Crick in my neck for over a month and I also noticed a knot the size of a small pea... I think it's a lymph node... But it comes and goes?
I repeatedly punched a door and now neck and shoulder pain is almost unbearable for a week. Stiffness in neck and hurts to cough or sneeze.what I do?
Last two days i'm been have stiffness in shoulders neck an upper chest. Would getting a massage help?
Yes: You may also want to try applying moist heat to your neck 2-3 times per day and start a short course of anti-inflammatory such as advil or aleve (naproxen). Make sure you have a good lumbar support if you sit in a chair several hours per day. This will help with posture and will reduce stress on the neck. If pain lasts greater than 2 weeks or worsens i recommend seeing your doctor. ...Read more
Neck lump or mass: A lump in the neck warrants a visit to your local ear nose and throat doctor for further workup. In an adult, the first thing to rule out is an enlarged lymph node that may contain malignant disease. Lymph nodes are stations for white blood cells that protect our body from various disease process. Enlargement of neck lymph nodes requires more details about your medical history and full ENT exam. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Random sharp head pains for a few seconds. I get them a lot but this time had a pain in the side of my neck to. Neck been sore to recently.Related?
Sounds like tension: Tension headaches can give sharp shooting pain. I'd get checked by the doc at least once, though, because it would help to do a physical examination and rule out other stuff. ...Read more
Headaches up the back of neck into head for about a week have had a deep tissue massage and have seen chiropractor.Getting no relief:(?
What can neck pain be a symptom of? I have had neck pain radiating to my shoulder for nearly a week.
28. Can a muscle strain or pinched nerve cause pain for months? Took a break from my fitness routine for a month and still feel it in chest/arm/back
Yes: When exercising did you feel a 'tear or pull' sensation? Is it chest or arm? Perhaps just persistent inflammation of a muscle/ligamentous structure, or nerve. Is it tender to touch? that would indicate a musculoskeletal structure, as opposed to in internal chest structure. Try stretching exercise, and Ibuprofen/naproxen OTC. If severe, or exertional, or associated w/ shortness of breath, see a Dr ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I awoke with numbness in my left cheek had a slight twitch in my chin for a few days. Can a pinched nerve in neck and between shoulder blades cause it?
Cheek numbness: Its is possible but since we have no information about you, not even your age let alone any medical history, no relevant response can be offered. If symptom persists, please see your doctor. ...Read more