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I have left side neck pain under my jaw. The pain feels like cramping, a dull ache. I get red flushing and pain sometimes in my shoulder.

I have left side neck pain under my jaw. The pain feels like cramping, a dull ache. I get red flushing and pain sometimes in my shoulder.

Pain/jaw: In your age group. Especially if there is a heart history in your family. Make sure this is not atypical chest pain. Other wise it could be dental or parotid gland problem . Check with your Doctor ...Read more

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How do you get rid of neck cramps?

How do you get rid of neck cramps?

A Pain in the Neck: Stretching, stretching and more stretching. Regular stretching is essential to help relax and condition the muscles of the neck since they are under constant tension, especially if you sleep in a bad position. Ensure proper support in the cervical curvature with a properly positioned pillow or support while sleeping. Heat, massage and trigger point injections may also help in severe cases. ...Read more

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Managing Neck Pain (Checklist)

Use pain medication as directed
Daily
Avoid fast movements
Once
See your doctor if your neck pain hasn't improved in 1 week
Weekly
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What should I do to get relief of my muscles pain &cramps in neck &shoulders.Please help I am so desperate .I can't bear pain day& night.Give me help.?

What should I do to get relief of my muscles pain &cramps in neck &shoulders.Please help I am so desperate .I can't bear pain day& night.Give me help.?

Hmmm...: First order of business is to go see your primary care doctor and get checked up; your symptoms can be from a myriad of different causes and should be further evaluated. Massage therapy; a hot shower, or an anti-inflammatory may be appropriate depending upon the etiology of your symptoms...Which is why pinpointing the cause is so important. Hope you feel better. ...Read more

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I get. Migraines,stomach pain,upper back/neck pain,nausea, cold chills,dizziness,leg cramps and had some diarrhea. since I had my baby a month ago.

I get. Migraines,stomach pain,upper back/neck pain,nausea, cold chills,dizziness,leg cramps and had some diarrhea. since I had my baby a month ago.

Seasonal flu: is very common viral infection. Usually the condition resolves on its own with home care. Drink a lot of water and get a good rest. NSAIDs (e.g.Aleve) are also recommended every 6 hours. If concerned, see your PCP for reevaluation. ...Read more

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Managing Neck Pain (Checklist)

Stretch and exercise
Once
Use NSAIDs and pain medications for relief
Daily
Get an X-ray/MRI in 4 weeks if not better
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See a spine specialist if not better after 6 weeks
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Dr said I have cervical spondylosis I have lots of pain on my shoulders arms and i get cramps when i move my hands and neck i get dizziness at times?

Very general: Spondylosis is a very general diagnosis and at your age would not be that significant. If your pain is traveling down one or both arms and there is weakness, the next step is a MRI scan. Most neck pain will resolve in time and with conservative care. If you have had the problem for more than a few months and it is not improving then you need to see a specialist for a more specific diagnosis. ...Read more

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When I stretch sometimes i'll have a muscle somewhere either in my arm or neck that hurts almost like im getting a cramp what could be the cause?

When I stretch sometimes i'll have a muscle somewhere either in my arm or neck that hurts almost like im getting a cramp what could be the cause?

Needs physical exam: Could be muscular or a nerve in your neck. You require a physical examination. Though most of these types of issues are minor (but annoying!), be sure you do not have a pinche nerve. Best of luck and feel better pk md. ...Read more

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Managing Neck Pain (Checklist)

Use a good lumbar support for proper sitting posture
Once
Always focus on your posture
Daily
Try deep tissue massage
60 Min, Every other week, forever
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Been getting a sharp pain and sometime a cramp in my neck when i yawn or open my mouth wide what could cause this?

Been getting a sharp pain and sometime a cramp in my neck when i yawn or open my mouth wide what could cause this?

TMJ: It is likely tmj. Try Ibuprofen or see an oral facial maxial surgeon. But please see a doctor if this is really affecting you. ...Read more

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