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How Can I Cure Back And Neck Pain Caused By Sleeping In A Bad Position
Heat exercise massag: Moist heat applied to the neck & shoulders; pain med (aleve/advil/motrin—if tolerated by stomach & not on blood thinner coumadin); magnesium to help relax muscles (caution: too much may cause loose bm's); neck and shoulder exercises to relax and fatigue cramped muscles; therapeutic massage; consult doctor if problem worsens or persists more than a few days. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What is the best position to sleep in? I have lower back pain and upper right back and neck pain ?
Every day very bad neck pain that i can't even hold my phone and headache that does not let me sleep, how can I cure this ?
Got new mattress, 2 months hurts, wake up daily pain. Now back/neck pain, tingling in face. Did sleeping on too hard surface cause damage? What to do
Back & neck pain: A hard mattress is supposed to be good for your back, if you can't return it give a little it a little longer time to get used to it, you can also use a soft foam mattress padding to give you some comfort. Tingling of the face most likey has nothing to do with the mattress, you need to see your doctor for that to rule out facial palsy & also to check you for your neck & back pain. Feel better. ...Read more
Can severe sinusitis cause upper back neck pain? Unable to sleep or lay down bcause of the burning sensation.
Referred pain: Deep somatic pain arises from deeper body structures and has a dull, deep, depressing quality. The site where the pain is perceived by you may not indicate the true source of the pain, the diagnosis of deep somatic pain is often elusive. It is a possibility that source of the pain neck, and site is sinus. Rec.: see pain management specialist for further investigation. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I can't sleep quickly and when I wake up, I feel still tired with some back and neck pain. What can I do?
See below: This could be a variety of issues. I recommend sleeping on your back with a pillow under your knees. Try to get between 7 to 9 hours of sleep. Use a comfortable mattress. Perform stretches of your neck and low back before getting out of bed for a few minutes. Exercise sith focus on the core muscles of the neck and back. If the symptoms continue, see your general medicine doctor. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Is it normal to have neck pain that get much worse throughout the day without any sort of cause as to why the pain started other then sleeping on it?
I can't seem to get the best position to sleep. I constantly wake up with neck pain that leads to headaches. I need help?
Am headaches: Hello, it may be worth an evaluation with a chiropractor to see if he/her may be of help. A neck examination with adjustment and exercise program sounds like a good idea. As for your sleep positions, there are conditions such as sleep apnea or restless leg syndrome that could be occurring. Sleep apnea leads to headaches too. Your doctor could order testing if needed. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Many issued: Your primary care can guide you with all your medical concerns. ...Read more
My dad had a heart opperation 10 months ago and has just started with very bad neck pain that much so he can't sleep or work! should we be worried?
See a doc: Any symptom like that should be checked out asap. Neck pain can be a substitute for the typical pain felt with angina when the heart is not getting enough oxygen. Even if it is not heart related if it is bad enough to prevent sleep and work it needs to be checked out by a doctor asap. ...Read more
I have neck pain sometimes back pain and I have numbness in both hands specially when I am sleeping and tingling too and sometimes numbness in both to?
Neck pain/ numbness: Likely cervical disc disease with nerve compression . can consider different pillow, some times the buckwheat pillow helps as it molds easily to the shape . Consider c-spine films , MRI to assess degree of disease and, muscle relaxants, NSAIDS if not allergic, PT including traction for the neck pain. May also be carpal tunnel use splints, ergonomics at work, follow up with doctor/ urgent care ...Read more
Woke up with chest and neck pain..couldn't fall back to sleep..hurts terribly when I breathe deep. Never experienced any of these symptoms before. ?
Could be: a pinched nerve. These are common especially when we sleep the wrong way. Chest pain should always be concerning and get checked out, but we see it alot with the pinched nerves which can start in the neck. When muscles / nerves are effecting in the chest cavity, often times, there is the pain during breathing. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Right neck near spine feels harder than left. Neck pain months. Yesterday burning in shoulder gone now. Sleeping on couch months. 2 drs no help.Tumor?
I'm having neck pain and it hurts when I swallow the back of my neck when I swallow and the neck pain could possibly be from sleeping wrong I'm not sure. Maybe you can help me out?
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