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I slept on my neck wrong and it's got really painful. What should I do?

I slept on my neck wrong and it's got really painful. What should I do?

Depends what it is: From. Try gentle stretching exercises. However, you will need to see a physician for a physical exam to see where the pain is coming from. You can also try massage, acupuncture, heat/cold, and ergonomic changes until you see your physician. However, i would recommend seeing a physician as neck pain can be complex and the pain generators can be a number of things. Hope that helps! ...Read more

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Can a crook in neck cause shoulder pain?

Can a crook in neck cause shoulder pain?

Yes: If the pain persists, it could be a pinched nerve as well. If it doesn't resolve with some stretching, exercise and anti-inflammatory use you may consider seeing your doctor for further evaluation. ...Read more

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My 1 yr old seems to have a crook in neck. (Wild sleeper) She does not convey pain but cannot turn her neck to the right side. Should I see doctor?

My 1 yr old seems to have a crook in neck. (Wild sleeper) She does not convey pain but cannot turn her neck to the right side. Should I see doctor?

See pediatrician: There are many reasons why someone may have limited range of motion with the neck and a more thorough history (which can't be obtained in this short question format) and a physical exam are the best way to get answers. Make an appointment. ...Read more

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How can I get a crook out my neck?

How can I get a crook out my neck?

Call the cops! : Most just get better with time but heat applications, gentle stretching while taking a hot shower, avoiding prolonged positioning as well as restricting some aggravating activities can help. Using a small pillow instead of several or one large one as well as usingtylenol or anti-inflammatories like Naproxen or ibuprophen can help as long as no Aspirin allergy, ulcer hx or use of blood thinners. ...Read more

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Having sharp pain in neck with pain in shoulder what can this be? For the past 3wks I have been have a crook in my neck causing sharp pains.It is hard to turn neck at times. The pain sometimes cause throbbing in head neck base down my left shoulder. I ha

Having sharp pain in neck with pain in shoulder what can this be? For the past 3wks I have been have a crook in my neck causing sharp pains.It is hard to turn neck at times. The pain sometimes cause throbbing in head neck base down my  left shoulder. I ha

Neck pain: These symptoms could be caused by muscle spasm leading to nerve entrapment causing the pain in your neck and shoulder. However these could also be caused by vertebral displacement in which case surgery may be the cure. My suggestion is see your physician and have him get an MRI of your neck scheduled to rule out any surgical need. ...Read more

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Best way to get crook out of you're neck?

Best way to get crook out of you're neck?

Stiff neck: Ibuprofin, stretching, and a warm bath. Lying on your back a friend might apply gentle traction to elongate the neck and hold for a few minutes. ...Read more

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Please help! I have a bad crook at tuhe base of my neck how do please help! i get relief?

Please help! I have a bad crook at tuhe base of my neck how do please help! i get relief?

TRY ICE: THEN TRY HEAT....then alternate....then choose which helps the most.. Hope this suggestion is helpful Dr Z ...Read more

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What is texters neck?

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What is texters neck?

Texter neck: Is stiffness & pain in neck due to extended periods of neck flexion (bending forwards) while texting on phone or tablets. It can eventually lead to arthritis. ...Read more

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How to relieve neck pains?

How to relieve neck pains?

Depends on reason: For the pain. If it is musculoskeletal origin, then rest, ibuprofen, massage. If it persists for more than a week time to see the doctor. Also, if you develop numbness or tingling or weakness in arms or legs, it means your nerves are affected, so you need to see the doctor. ...Read more

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How can I loose neck's fat?

How can I loose neck's fat?

Difficult to spot re: If skin tone is good, liposuction might help. If the skin is lax, a neck lift or face lift might beneded. ...Read more

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How can I strengthen my neck?

How can I strengthen my neck?

Resistance excercise: Just like any other muscle in your body resistance excercises will strengthen your neck muscles. You can do isometric excercises just holding your hand against your head and pushing or there are weight machines in gyms that will allow you to work against weigths while moving your neck. ...Read more

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My neck hurts when I wake up?

My neck hurts when I wake up?

Neck hurts: hello ~ neck pain when you awaken is undoubtedly due to some underlying cervical spine problem and then lying in an awkward position. Explore healthier pillows and try them out at B B &B Have a baseline xray of cervical spine and change pillow to a perceived more comfortable position and check back with xray resultas ...Read more

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What can help a crooked neck?

What can help a crooked neck?

A crooked walk...: (old nursery rhyme, sorry) answer depends on ur meaning of crooked: misalignment/ subluxation best fixed by chiropractic or osteopath (do). If acutely angled to side/ twisted (/torticollis), need Benadryl (diphenhydramine) or other med to stop the reaction. If in between or din't want dc/do option, need md-dr visit for muscle relaxant, nsaid, cool compresses & physical therapy referral. ...Read more

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Pain one side of my neck why?

More info needed: Please, provide more information about the pain including when it began, any know factor that may have brought it on, what makes better or worse and any other associated signs or symptoms. ...Read more

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Can thrash spread to the neck?

Can thrash spread to the neck?

No: If you are talking about thrush in the mouth/tongue… no not likely to spread outside the mouth. A fungal infection on the skin can spread across the skin though. ...Read more