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Can you tell me how to get rid of a cramp in my neck?

Can you tell me how to get rid of a cramp in my neck?

Neck pain: Neck pain can be from strained muscle, mis-alignment, nerve impingement. For acute neck pain try ice and anti inflammatory. If persisting see your physician. ...Read more

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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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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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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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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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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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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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What's ahead, I have myelolamalacia of neck have trouble using toilet,severe weakness,night cramps,getting weaker.Had ACDF in June. so depressed?

What's ahead, I have myelolamalacia of neck have trouble using toilet,severe weakness,night  cramps,getting weaker.Had ACDF in June. so depressed?

Myelomalacia: Need to return to your surgeon for exam follow up and further options. Please see your PMD for treatment of depression and alleviation of pain symptoms like cramping. Ask for a referral for a psychotherapist who works with grief counseling. You are grieving the loss of function and pain of a chronic debilitating condition. Try to take care of your general health. Reach out to your friends and fam ...Read more

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Please explain what it means when your neck is always cramping up?

Please explain what it means when your neck is always cramping up?

Spine Pain Options: This pain in the distribution as you suggested is the result of an irritated nerve or facet joints or other injury typically in the spine (neck) which are caused by herniated disks, spinal stenosis or degenerative disc disease, etc requiring further evaluation by a spine specialist and may be candidate for facet injections/radiofrequency ablation and epidural steroid injection. ...Read more

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