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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. Craig Morton
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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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Are there sure ways to get rid of this neck pain and headache?

Are there sure ways to get rid of this neck pain and headache?

Headaches/Cerv disc: Persistent pain deserves an evaluation. Based upon age, i would suspect a disk herniation, or occipital neuralgia causing muscle spasm/tension. This may then create the muscle tension headache scenario. Nsaid's may actually cause headache in some. Try tylenol (acetaminophen). Pursue cervical pt. Robin mckenzie book "treat your own neck" is $8.32 online. Formal spine or neurology eval if no better. ...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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C2-3 central disc protrusion -> can this cause me neck pain? I've had it for more than 4months. How do I get rid of it?

C2-3 central disc protrusion -> can this cause me neck pain? I've had it for more than 4months. How do I get rid of it?

Disc Protrusion: Cervical disc prolapse at c2-3 level can cause neck pain radiating to head or both arms with numbness. To start with we recommend pt , neck exercises , nonsteroidal anti inflammatory analgesics, cervical collar. Next step is epidural injections which can be repeated depending on the response. Cervical discectomy is considered after failed conservative treatment. ...Read more

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How to get rid of mirgrane. I have a neck pain n frequent urinating n numbness headache n eat a lot.

How to get rid of mirgrane. I have a neck pain n frequent urinating n numbness headache n eat a lot.

Migraine treatment: Any migraine must be viewed as a valid medical disorder and the headache assessment must be comprehensive. Once a diagnosis of migraine has been made, effective management of migraine involves three specific strategies: 1) patient education, 2) non-pharmacological management, and 3) pharmacological (medical) management. Rec.:see orofacial pain or headache specialist. ...Read more

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How do I get rid of dizziness , light headed , pressure in face and upper neck pain?

How do I get rid of dizziness , light headed ,  pressure in face and upper neck pain?

Lightheaded: Lightheaded and dizzy could be symptoms of dehydration, but you usually don't see that associated with pressure in the face and upper neck pain. You could have allergies, which would give symptoms of nasal congestion, clear nasal drainage and watery itchy eyes. Upper neck pain can cause "cervical vertigo, " which can be treated with stretching and anti-inflammatories. You could try anti-histamin. ...Read more

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Neck ache what causes it and how to get rid of it ?

Posture: Neck pain is often caused by poor posture or ergonomics, and may respond to physical therapy for strengthening, stretching and postural correction. You're benefit from seeing a rehabilitation medicine doctor, they can determine if the cause is more serious like a disc or joint problem, and even do an injection which can help relieve pain for the right individual. ...Read more

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What's usually recommended for getting rid of neck pain?

What's usually recommended for getting rid of neck pain?

Neck pain: Often times, conservative treatment such as physical therapy (including strengthening and stretching) and anti-inflammatory medications will work. It would also be reasonable to try massage, ice or heat, or over the counter creams such as aspercreme or capsaicin creme. See a physician if your symptoms do not improve. ...Read more

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How do I rid of neck pain?

How do I 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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Severe back and neck pain. What could be the cause and how do i prevent that?

Severe back and neck pain. What could be the cause and how do  i prevent that?

Variable: What is your age, was there any trauma, describe the pain, does it radiate...Give us more detail or see your pcp to be evaluated. ...Read more

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Has anyone heard of or know someone that has gotten regenokine treatment for chronic neck pain resulting in headaches?

Regenokine: Unfortunately in the us no- it originated in germany - most us patients cannot travel there for this. However I am sure there similar alternatives done in the us. Dr. Chris renna in texas is doing regenokine treatments. ...Read more

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