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How do you get rid of neck pain after long flight?

How do you get rid of neck pain after long flight?

Neck pillow: Try a neck pillow especially if you are a frequent flyer. Try topical muscle creams for local pain relief. Take an Ibuprofen if pain more intense. Warm compresses or massages rock too! ...Read more

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Dr. Qamar Khan
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Neck Pain (Definition)

Neck pain can be a symptom of many problems, infections, growths, cervical disk disease, fractures, vascular problems (some serious), heart issues, etc., etc. See your doctor for an exam and possible ...Read more


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How to get rid of neck pain?

How to get rid of neck pain?

Anti-inflammatory: You may 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

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How do I get rid of neck pain?

How do I get rid of neck pain?

Anti-inflammatory: You may 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

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Does hydrocodone get rid of neck pain?

Does hydrocodone get rid of neck pain?

Sometimes: Hydrocodone can certainly reduce the pain associated with neck injuries. However, you will quickly develop tolerance. It is important to find out what the underlying cause is and get treatment. ...Read more

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Can there be a way to get rid of neck pain caused by large breasts?

Can there be a way to get rid of neck pain caused by large breasts?

Depends : First thing would be to strengthen the muscles in the upper back and scapular areas. Often if there is cervical spine pathology it can be addressed via physical therapy, medications and injection therapies as well. However if the underlying pathology could be corrected via exercise that would be best. Also people have gotten breast reduction surgery as a last resort to address this issue. ...Read more

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What are good home remediesare there to get rid of my neck pain?

What are good home remediesare there to get rid of my neck pain?

Capsaicin: Salonpas hot patches j&j back plasters are available at cvs and walgreen's. Read the label to ensure that they are the capsaicin and not mentholatum. Other brands available. Capsaicin rubs are also great but need to be reapplied every 4 hours. The patches are good 12 hours on/12 hours off (to avoid a diaper rash underneath). Try regularly a couple days to allow to penetrate. ...Read more

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Are there sure ways to get rid of this neck pain that may be caused by surgery?

Are there sure ways to get rid of this neck pain that may be caused by surgery?

See a pain doctor: Your neck pain is from surgery on the neck or just an unrelated surgery? In either case, if simple things like heat packs, advil (ibuprofen) and activity don't help, see a pain management doctor. ...Read more

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Howcan I get rid of stiff neck pain?

Howcan I get rid of stiff neck pain?

Rest: I would rest for a day or so. I would recommend anti-inflammatory medications. If the pain persists see your orthopedic spinal specialist and get involved in a physical therapy program. ...Read more

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How to get rid of head and neck pain?

More information: Typical questions a medical provider would ask is severity, associated symptoms..I.E nausea vomitting, blurred vision, time of day, week, what makes it better or worse. Headache and neck pain can be because of multifactorial reasons..Musculoskeletal, stress, poor sleep, vision and other organic reasons. Try and find out associated symptoms before getting rid/masking symptoms by medications. ...Read more

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