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Stiff neck after flu shot, normal?

Stiff neck after flu shot, normal?

NO NOT NORMAL: No it is not a side effect of flu shot and may be due to some other cause, like muscle spasm etc. ...Read more

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Neck Strain (Definition)

A muscular pain in the neck caused ...Read more


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Headache neck pain swollen neck sore throat?

Headache neck pain swollen neck sore throat?

Viral infection: It sounds like the common cold which is likely a viral infection. Drink plenty of fluid and get some rest. ...Read more

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Sore throat and stiff neck and headache?

Sore throat and stiff neck and headache?

Headache,stiff neck: Any time you have a stiff neck and headache, you need to be seen immediately to rule out meningitis. It may be that you are coming down with a cold or other viral infection. Please be seen right away by a doctor. ...Read more

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14yr old-- fever of 100.7, stiff neck, cough, sore throat, and headache?

14yr old-- fever of 100.7, stiff neck, cough, sore throat, and headache?

See the doctor: This is a problem that necessitates a face-to-face meeting with your doctor. This will allow him/her to examine you, ask specific questions. And possibly order tests to find out what's wrong and what to do to help you. ...Read more

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Stiff neck/shoulders, fatigue, muscle twitches, ear/jaw pain and stiffness, headaches/head pressure, very sore muscles waking up. Lyme disease?

Stiff neck/shoulders, fatigue, muscle twitches, ear/jaw pain and stiffness, headaches/head pressure, very sore muscles waking up. Lyme disease?

Not likely: You may have fibromyalgia. You need to discuss this with your physician and possibly see a rheumatologist. This is unlikely to be Lyme disease but there are other possibilities in the differential diagnosis that need to be confirmed. Your evaluation will include examination, lab studies and maybe imaging. ...Read more

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Swollen lymph nodes, sore neck, splitting headache-worsened moving neck, midgrade fever, sore throat, vomiting, night sweats, chills?

Internet?: Hi. Girl, I'm sold! Something may be wrong beyond a "cold"! Will you PLEASE go see a doctor in person for a good evaluation and diagnostic tests? We in internetville cannot do the diagnostics. I hope it's nothing serious, but I've seen conditions present like that, that ARE serious. An in-person physician is what you need with real in-person blood tests, and who knows what else for diagnostics. ...Read more

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No appetite, low fever, body aches, eye aches, neck hurts & stiff when moving it, sore throat, bad fatigue, headache, glands in neck hurt. ?

No appetite, low fever, body aches, eye aches, neck hurts & stiff when moving it, sore throat, bad fatigue, headache, glands in neck hurt. ?

Viral illness: You didn't mention how long you've had these. If 1-5 days, most likely viral illness. This resolves on its own with proper rest & care. If lasting longer, then definitely see a clinician because there is s more complicated issue going on. Hope that helps. ...Read more

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Stiff neck and sinus infrction?

Stiff neck and sinus infrction?

Go see your Doc!: Unfortunately, your question is vague, but potentially dangerous. A stiff neck may mean you have a muscle spasm- or a meningitis. More information is needed and is best done in the purvue of a physician rather than on the internet. ...Read more

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Face feels hot, cold chills, tight throat, fatigue, upset stomach, diarrhea, shoulder/neck aches, brain fog, congestion, but no fever?

Face feels hot, cold chills, tight throat, fatigue, upset stomach, diarrhea, shoulder/neck aches, brain fog, congestion, but no fever?

Rest.: Sounds like you have the flu. If it is viral, you may only have low grade fever or sometimes none at all. O to bed, take 650 mg of tylenol (acetaminophen) every 4 hours for the aches and pains, gargle with warm salt water, drink lots of fluids, chicken broth and just rest. Hopefully, it is just the one day flu. ...Read more

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Toddler stiff neck?

Toddler stiff neck?

And the question is?: Please start over and enter enough basic information for a site participant to form an answer.Your simple statement of 3 words is not adequate for any response. Start over, questions are not linked on the site.Direct questions to the site & not a specific member. ...Read more

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Fever, chills, headache, sore throat, body aches, fatigue? diagnosis?

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Fever,  chills,  headache,  sore throat,  body aches,  fatigue? diagnosis?

May be influenza: Although not the season for the flu, the description of the symptoms are fairly typical for viral infection. Assuming that you are otherwise healthy and not exposed to other infectious agents or traveled outside of the US recently, these symptoms usually will pass in a week. Meanwhile, drink plenty of fluids, take tylenol (acetaminophen) for fever and aches and stay in bed. If anything gets worse, see your MD ...Read more

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Coughing cold with achy upper spine and neck?

Coughing cold with achy upper spine and neck?

U may have some arth: U may very well have some minor arthritis in ur neck & tspine. Coughing is quite violent if severe and increased intradickal pressures rise, as well as some flex/ext 2 these areas also. If it goes away when ur cough stops no worry. Wait it out, and c ur pcp if coughing up yellow/greenish junk as it may b bacterial and treatable. The muppet guy died from a treatable pneumonia. I think it was pplo. ...Read more

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Right side neck tightness , arms tired and fatigued, hip tightness, stiff neck and back, overall pain?

Right side neck tightness , arms tired and fatigued, hip tightness, stiff neck and back, overall pain?

Pain: There are many possibilities for this group of symptoms. Several rheumatologic conditions come to mind including fibromyalgia. I would suggest you see a rheumatologist or a pm&r doctor to help sort all this out. ...Read more

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Dizziness rubbery legs, neck and back stiffness?

Dizziness rubbery legs, neck and back stiffness?

Okay, I'll play: I'll see your dizziness rubbery legs, neck and back stiffness and raise you fever nausea, vomiting and diarrhea. Seriously, you must think doctors have truly superhuman powers of divination to expect an answer to a 7-word post that doesn't even contain a verb. Thank you for the compliment, but it isn't true. Read some of the posts here that got real answers to learn how to post a real question. ...Read more

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Been sick now knot in neck! swollen neck gland? Runny nose cough cold

Been sick now knot in neck! swollen neck gland? Runny nose cough cold

Swollen gland: Likely what you are describing is something called lymphadenopathy, which is swelling and inflammation of lymph nodes. This can lead to pain and can be aggravated by movement, depending on the location of the swollen lymph node. Generally speaking, most lymphadenopathy is caused by infectious processes. This could be viral or bacterial. If it is bacterial, the antibiotics can help.Try advil (ibuprofen) too. ...Read more

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Swollen painful neck glands, fever 100.6, chills, painful to Tilt my head back, headache, and sore throat. ?

Swollen painful  neck glands, fever 100.6, chills, painful to Tilt my head back, headache, and sore throat. 
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Maybe strep, etc...: Nose and throat symptoms can be from cold viruses, strep throat, allergies, etc... It can be difficult to tell what the cause is. If symptoms only last 1-2 days, it was likely allergies, irritation, or a mild cold. Doctors have rapid 5-minute tests for strep, so a primary care doctor can diagnose strep and start antibiotics without delay. Sounds like it's time for a trip to the doctor. ...Read more

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Arthritis symptoms? Hand /fingers achy stiff each mornin

Arthritis symptoms? Hand /fingers achy stiff each mornin

See details: Then saw your primary care or a rheumatologist and have the issue evaluated. ...Read more